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Eduardo Rodriguez – Biography, Age, Wife, Career, Net Worth & Contact Details

Eduardo Rodriguez MD, DDS (born October 13, 1966) is a board-certified CubanAmerican plastic and reconstructive surgeon, and reconstructive transplant surgeon popularly known for his immense impact in the field of facial transplantation and vascularized composite allotransplantation.

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Eduardo Rodriguez Facts

  • Full Name: Eduardo De Jesus Rodriguez
  • Age: 56 years old
  • Date of Birth: October 13, 1966
  • Place of Birth: Miami, Florida
  • Occupation: Plastic Surgeon
  • Nationality: CubanAmerican
  • Wife: Ana Maria Rodriguez
  • Net Worth: $2.7 million

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Eduardo Rodriguez

  1. Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez was born and raised in Miami, Florida on October 13, 1966. He is 56 years old.
  2. He graduated from Belen Jesuit Preparatory School in 1984 and obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology from the University of Florida in1988.
  3.  He holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery from the New York University College of Dentistry. He completed residency training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1997.
  4. He was convinced by Dr. Arthur Adamo, the program director at Jacobi Medical Center to pursue a career in medicine and surgery.
  5. Eduardo Rodriguez went on to earn a medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, in 1999, complete a plastic surgery residency program at Johns Hopkins Hospital/University of Maryland Medical Center, and a Microsurgery Fellowship at Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taipei, Taiwan, in 2004.
  6. He is a world-renowned face transplant surgeon.
  7. In 2020, he led a surgical team that performed the first simultaneous face and double hand transplantation on 22-year-old Joe Dimeo who suffered full-thickness burns to over 80% of his body after a high-speed car accident in 2018.
  8. In 2013, Rodriguez was appointed the Helen L. Kimmel Professor of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Chair of the Hansjörg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone Health, where he serves as the director of the Face Transplant Program.
  9. Rodriguez was awarded the Ellis Island Medal of Honor which recognizes individuals with ethnic heritage that promoted significant contributions to American society in 2018.
  10. Eduardo Rodriguez is married to Ana Maria Rodriguez. They tied the knot on March 11, 1997, and live together in New York City.


Contact Details

222 East 41st Street, New York, NY, 10017




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