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The Woodlands
Specialty Care

General Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
Phone: 936-267-7333 (The Woodlands)
Fax: 936-267-7919


Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
17580 I-45 South, 3rd Floor, Orange Pod
The Woodlands, TX 77384

J. Ruben Rodriguez, MD

Attending Surgeon, Pediatric Surgery Service

Medical Director, Trauma, Texas Children's Hospital - The Woodlands
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
New York Presbyterian - Stanley Morgan Children's Hospital Fellowship Pediatric Surgery 2010
Massachusetts General Hospital Residency General Surgery 2008
Harvard Medical School Masters Master of Medical Science 2006
Baylor College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2001


Dr. Rodriguez is a general pediatric surgeon with research interests in improving outcomes and quality of care for pediatric trauma patients and in clinical trials to improve outcomes following general pediatric surgical operations. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and in Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Rodriguez is a fluent Spanish speaker.


Organization Name Role
American Pediatric Surgical Association Member
Eastern Society of Trauma Surgery Member
Pediatric Trauma Society Member
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Candidate Member

Selected Publications

Patient and Family Comments

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