Dr. Jose Rodriguez, MD

Dr. Jose Rodriguez, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 53 years old

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Dr. Rodriguez specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and practices in New York, NY. He practices at 2 locations.

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Dr. Rodriguez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rodriguez to family and friends
based on 46 total surveys (15 with reviews)
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  • Trustworthiness
  • Helpfulness
  • Staff
  • Scheduling
Experience with Dr. Rodriguez
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Rodriguez's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (44)
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in Whitestone |
Dr. Rodriquez corrected a hip replacement gone wrong under another high profile surgeon's watch a decade ago. Three years ago he replaced my right knee. He is about to replace my left knee. His calm delivery, caring demeanor and honesty are attributes that complement the extraordinary gift of his skilled hands.
in New York, NY |
Dr. Rodriguez is the warmest, most knowledgeable physician I have encountered in my 66 years! He diagnosed my hip issues, did a full hip replacement, and had me up on my feet and out of the hospital the next day! I am walking 4-5 miles a day now, and cannot praise this caring physician enough!
in Manalapan, NJ |
I had gone for 3 opinions, 2 at the hospital for special surgery and one at Princeton Bone and Joint. It wasn't until I walked into Dr. Rodriguez's office and met with him and his staff that I knew this is the place for me. He looked at my x-rays, listened to my list of physical problems, and examined me. I told him that I have not had a quality of life for over 2 yrs and that he came HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. I booked the operation. It was the BEST decision ever!!!
in Bronx, NY |
Dr. Rodriguez was very thorough and his bedside manner is impeccable. He and his team were very accessible when needed
in Brooklyn, NY |
extremely competent, caring; excellent hospital experience at Lenox Hill. I had both my knees done, 18 months apart. Very satisfied with a difficult surgery, and recovery. One feels he/she is in the 'best hands.'
in New City, NY |
Was Excellent @ very satisfied with Dr. Rodriguez. Extremely Professional.
in East Hampton NY |
He spends time explaining care and is always available by telephone even on holidays...I have had only wonderful experiences with Dr. Rodriguez and ALL of his excellent staff..
in New York, NY |
Dr. rodriguez is caring and excellent doctor. I am very happy to have chosen him for my hip replacement.
in Oceanport, NJ |
There is no better orthopedic surgeon. Dr. R is the man. I have had total hip replacement, and 2 partial knee replacements. Each time, I knew I was in good hands. Dr. Rodriguez enabled me to regain mobility and I was able to get back my life. You may have to wait a little in his office, but it is so worth it.
in Staten Island, NY |
I don't think there is enough room here to say all the good things I want to say about Dr. Rodriguez. He fully explained the procedure and did not sugar coat the recovery from my Total Knee Replacement. Everything he said would happen, did happen, so there were no surprises. I am now almost three weeks with my new knee and although I still have pain, I am walking unassisted and look forward to a pain free future.
in Milford, PA |
Doctor Rodriguez is simply the best. There are not too many orthopedic surgeons in the country who have the experience of replacing a hip on patients with cerebral palsy and with a leg length differential. The procedure has to be done in the front of the hip and thigh. Doctor Rodriguez has the experience, temperament and demeanor necessary to perform this surgery. I would not place my health in the hands of any other surgeon.
in New York, NY |
He is very clear as to procedure as well as aftercare and does not bog you down with extraneous details. He answers all questions clearly but you must be aggressive in asking for the information that you want to know.
in New York, NY |
I have had Total Hip Replacement with Dr. Rodriguez. He is upbeat, easy to understand and thorough. He takes the time to understand the mindset of his patients. He gives Clinical advice, and he also gives practical advice based on his assessment of his patient. For me, that was and is a magic formula. He helped me understand how to deal with the procedure prior to surgery and after surgery in a manner which fit my lifestyle.
in new york |
Outstanding level of care from Dr Rodriguez and his staff.
in Philadelphia pa |
Dr. Rodriguez, takes his time to understand your problem. Does not rush you. He's compassiate, thoughtful, easy to talk with, He save my leg after two hospitals wanted to amputee. I owe him my life. I had extensive and challenging surgery, only he was capable to do it. Thanks you Dr. You are my hero,
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  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Hip Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

  • 2
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Rodriguez has 2 malpractice claims

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    • Settlement  (5/19/2014)
    • Amount or Range: Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: New York County, NY
    • State: New York
    • Settlement  (5/18/2015)
    • Amount or Range: Below Average
    • Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: New York County, NY
    • State: New York
  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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  • Medical School
    Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Columbia-Presbyterian Med Ctr

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Hospital for Special Surgery

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Maurice E. Muller Foundation of North America (Switzerland)

    Completed in 1995

    Ranawat Orthopaedic Center-Lenox Hill Hospital

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School

    Graduated in 1985

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors

    Dr. Rodriguez has no awards or honors listed.

  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Rodriguez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Rodriguez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.


Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Rodriguez

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

Dr. Rodriguez's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Rodriguez

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients