Reaching Dr. Rodriguez in an Emergency
Post Op Concerns During Office Hours
During the week, the quickest way to reach Dr. Rodriguez is through his office number. Our caring staff is always there to help you with any post op surgical questions, or just do a bit of hand holding.
The office is open between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday through Friday. The staff is always there to give you interim instructions if Dr. Rodriguez can not speak to you immediately. If he is in surgery, he will call you back as soon as the surgery is finished.
Post Operative Concerns After Regular Office Hours
I want post op patients to be able to call me directly on my cell phone
If you are a post op patient, you will have been given Dr. Rodriguez's personal cell phone number. You should call him directly with any questions or concerns! Dr. Rodriguez prefers that recent post op patients communicate with him directly. Alternatively, you can call the Answering Service at 410-494-7533, if you are unable to reach him. Please give the answering service operator your name, phone number, and date of your surgery. She will find Dr. Rodriguez so that he can get back to you as soon as possible. If you do not hear back from anybody within 20 minutes, please place your call again.
Life Threatening Emergencies
If your emergency is life threatening , such as shortness of breath, go to your nearest emergency room or call 911. They will begin treatment and they will contact Dr. Rodriguez.