Surgeon Experience: Jose Rodriguez, MD

Jose Rodriguez, MD

Jose Rodriguez, MD is attending orthopedic surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. He is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in the treatment of traumatic and developmental conditions of the hip and knee, and is an expert on new technology in knee replacement surgery. Dr. Rodriguez is skilled in arthroscopy, total joint replacement and revisions as well as fracture surgery.

He has published numerous scientific articles including those pertaining to surgery for rheumatoid arthritis, total hip and knee reconstructions and the treatment of adolescent hip disorders. Dr. Rodriguez is involved in ongoing scientific research investigating the mechanisms of wear of the articulating surfaces of total hip replacements, the process of bony adaptation to implants and the arthroscopic treatment of conditions of the hip.

“With this implant system and technology we can more readily reproduce how a normal knee moves.”

Dr. Rodriguez is originally from New York City and received his undergraduate degree from Harvard. He completed his medical school education at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and his residency training at Hospital for Special Surgery.

He has completed two Fellowship programs. One at Lenox Hill Hospital for arthritis surgery and joint reconstruction and the other at the University of Berne, Switzerland for the surgical treatment of fractures.

Medical School

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons


Hospital for Special Surgery


Lenox Hill Hospital, New York University of Berne, Switzerland


2008 Patient’s Choice Award 2008 Consumer’s Research Council – America’s Top Surgeons 2008 Chitranjan S. Ranawat Mentorship Award 2004, 2006 Listed in Guide to America’s Top Physicians


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