Sarasota Memorial Health Care System is welcoming a new Gastroenterologist to the health system’s First Physicians Group (FPG) network.
Benjamin Rodriguez, MD, is now accepting patients at the FPG Gastroenterology practice on Hillview Street in Sarasota.
Board-certified in Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology, Internal Medicine and Obesity Medicine, Dr. Rodriguez specializes in colon cancer prevention, screening and adenoma detection, acute and chronic liver disease – including cirrhosis of the liver, pre- and post-liver transplant management, fatty liver disease and NASH, as well as esophageal disorders, acid reflux, and irritable bowel disease.
Dr. Rodriguez received his medical degree from Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine in Puerto Rico, completed an internship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and completed his residency at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. His Fellowship in Gastroenterology was completed at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland and his Fellowship in Transplant Hepatology was completed at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Dr. Rodriguez recently retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years of service. He is fluent in English and Spanish.
First Physicians Group Gastroenterology is located at 1852 Hillview Street, Ste. 301, in Sarasota. For more information or to schedule an appointment call (941) 262-0400.