Dr. Rodrigo Valderrama, MD

Dr. Rodrigo Valderrama, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Rodrigo Valderrama, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Nac De Colombia, Faculty Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

3686 Grandview Pkwy Ste 800

Birmingham, AL 35243

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

63  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Insulin Pump Therapy
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Nac De Colombia, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Of Michigan Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Mississippi Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Valderrama's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Valderrama to family and friends
33 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

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Dr. Valderrama's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

A great doctor. He is very concerned and with is advice and treatment my diabetics is now under control! I would recommend him to anyone that isi having issues with diabetics,high cholesterol and thyroid issues!
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Overall a very good experience. This seems to be a very busy clinic. The ladies at the front are very busy with phones and helping people. The medical assistant was professional and the physician was not rushed and listened. It was a little wait to get the appointment but not any longer than...more
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I was very pleased with Dr. Valderrama. He took his time evaluating me and suggested solutions to my problems. He was kind and courteous and I would recommend him.
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I was referred to this Dr. by my PCP for abnormal thyroid levels. The experience was pleasant. The waiting time for an appointment for a new patient was a bit long, but considering Endo Dr.'s are few and far between, it was ok. He took time and explained things thoroughly and didn't seem rushed...more
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Dr. Valderrama chooses his staff over his patients. The cost of my insulin TRIPLED after seeing Dr. Valderrama. Called to speak with his nurse practitioner and she was rude, raised her voice, then slammed the phone on me. Got a call next from the practice manager telling me that Dr. Valderrama...more
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