Reaching Dr. Rodriguez in an Emergency

Post Op Concerns During Regular Office Hours

During the week, the quickest way to reach Dr. Ricardo 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.


Please know that 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.

Regular Office hours are:

Monday 9AM - 4PM
Tuesday 9AM - 6PM
Wednesday 8AM - 6PM
Thursday 8AM - 6PM
Friday 8AM - 4PM

Post Operative Concerns After Regular Office Hours

I want post op patients to be able to call me directly on my cell phone

-Dr. Rodriguez

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. You may also text him any questions. If you have misplaced his cell phone number, please call +1-410-494-8100 and follow the voice prompt to be connected to Dr. Rodriguez's cell phone. It will ring directly to his cell phone.

If Dr. Rodriguez does not answer, leave a message and he should get back to you within the hour. If he does not call back within this time, try again *and* please email and put the word POST OP CONCERN in the subject line of your email. Alternatively, you can call the back up phone numbers that were provided to you in your surgery packet.

If your question can wait be answered the next business day, you may also leave a message after hours in Vanessa Vasilchik's voice mail, or in the general mail box.

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. Dr. Rodriguez has hospital admitting privileges at Greater Baltimore Medical Center and Northwest Hospital in Baltimore.

Dr. Ricardo Rodriguez and Staff