Ramon Rodriguez, MD, a Neurologist with Neurology One

Get to know Neurologist Dr. Ramon Rodriguez, who serves patients in Winter Park, Florida.

Dr. Rodriguez is a highly regarded and experienced neurologist at Neurology One in Winter Park, Florida.

Neurology One is a Center for Neuroscience and Brain Wellness dedicated to the health and well-being of patients and caregivers with complicated neurological disorders. The practice has fellowship-trained neurologists focusing primarily in movement disorders, neurodegenerative disorders, as well as cognitive and behavioral disorders.  

“It is my life calling to help improve the lives of others. I will do everything I possibly can to find best and latest treatments to better the health and well-being of my patients. To cure when possible, to improve the quality of life when not. I am here for you to provide the best environment that enhances your life” expressed the doctor. 

When Dr. Rodriguez was eight years old, his father suffered a massive and fatal stroke. His father was only 40 years old. It was a very challenging time for him and his family. This event inspired him to become a neurologist. 

Every time he treats a person, he tries to relate to their situation. He was blessed with the support of his mom to pursue a medical career, and the mentorship of great doctors that challenged him to find ways to help others.  

Graduating Magna Cum Laude, Dr. Rodriguez received his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus in San Juan, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He then went on to complete his internship in internal medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, and his residency in neurology at the same institution under the mentorship of Dr. John Calverley. 

After finishing his residency, he completed a fellowship in the medical and surgical management of movement disorders under the mentorship of Michael S. Okun, MD, Hubert H. Fernandez, MD, and Kelly Foote, MD. Following his fellowship, he was honored with an invitation to join as a faculty member in the Department of Neurology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville.

During his tenure at the University of Florida, Dr. Rodriguez held the position of Director of Clinical Services for the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration & Director of the Clinical Research Center for Neurological Disorders, where he supervised over 50 clinical research studies encompassing areas such as Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, dystonia, Alzheimer’s disease, deep brain stimulation, advanced therapies for Parkinson’s disease, telemedicine for movement disorders, and the quality of care initiative for best care for patients with movement disorders. 

Afterwards, Dr. Rodriguez had the role of Chief of the Neurology Service at the Orlando VA Medical Center. During his tenure, he established the Parkinson’s Disease Consortia Site, a Center of Excellence for PD, providing outstanding care to the veteran population with PD in a multidisciplinary approach. 

For more than a decade, Dr. Rodriguez has followed his passion of caring for patients with complex movement disorders and cognitive disorders. Besides PD, he also cares for patients with “Parkinson’s plus syndromes”, Alzheimer’s disease, and other neurodegenerative disorders. He has performed over 10,000 botulinum toxin procedures and spent many years performing clinical research looking to delay or arrest the progression of neurodegenerative disorders. 

His expertise as a physician and his extensive experience in research awarded him multiple accolades, including one of the Top Doctors in Orlando, 40 under 40, and he was awarded the status of Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), acknowledging his exemplary work and achievements in the neurosciences, the clinical practice of neurology, academic and administrative neurology, the AAN, and the community. 

In direct affiliation with his industry, Dr. Rodriguez is an active member of the Movement Disorders Society, the International Association of Parkinsonism and Related Disorders, the Huntington’s Study Group, and the Parkinson Study Group, among others.

As a testament to his success, he is board-certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high-quality patient care for the public through the initial and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists.

Teaching residents and medical students, Dr. Rodriguez has extensive experience as a teaching clinical faculty at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Because of his excellent teaching qualities, he has been invited to lecture in several national and international forums, and he has been honored with the opportunity to teach doctors about the proper assessment of patients with neurological disorders, how to conduct research in human subjects, and how to treat patients in all stages of PD, HD and Dystonia, among others. 

Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurologists are licensed medical specialists who diagnose and treat disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles of patients. They examine a patient’s mental and physical status, conduct medical tests and scans, and evaluate the results to diagnose and treat the patient.

Along the journey, Dr. Rodriguez met his wife, Jennifer,  who is a fitness and nutrition trainer, who shares the same passion for helping others. They have two children, Sophia and David. They enjoy going to the parks, reading, traveling, and exploring new cuisines. 

When he is free, Dr. Rodriguez enjoys playing golf and tennis, as well as watching college football. He is fully bilingual in English and Spanish.

Learn More about Dr. Ramon Rodriguez:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1779803-Ramon-Rodriguez-Neurologist or through Neurology One, https://neurologyone.net/dr-ramon-rodriguez 

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