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Hector P. Rodriguez, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Hector P. Rodriguez, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Hector Rodriguez earned his medical degree at University Autonomous of Guadalajara, and served his residency at SUNY Buffalo Affiliated Hospitals, Buffalo, New York. He went on to complete a Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He served as the Director of Rhinology at Columbia University Medical Center.  Dr. Rodriguez specializes in treatment of snoring and sleep apnea, sinus surgery, laser surgery, and nasal physiological function studies in patients with sinonasal pathology.

He is entering private practice after completing an impressive 22-year tenure in Academic medicine at Columbia University. Dr. Rodriguez has had vast experience, having treated over 120,000 patients and is an expert in the field of Rhinology and Snoring. He was the first to introduce Endoscopic Sinus surgery and LASER surgery for snoring at Columbia University. Dr. Rodriguez has pioneered innovative treatments utilizing Radiofrequency ablation in patients with chronic rhinitis.  Currently he utilizes advanced surgical techniques in the treatment of patients with sinusitis including Balloon Sinuplasty combined with "Fusion" navigational Systems.

Dr. Rodriguez began seeing patients at ENT and Allergy at our West Side Manhattan office on July 1, 2012.

Hector P. Rodriguez, M.D., F.A.C.S. accepts the following insurance plans:

  • Aetna
  • BC/BS Empire NY
  • BC/BS Empire NY Pathway
  • BC/BS HealthPlus
  • Beech Street
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • EmblemHealth/GHI HMO
  • EmblemHealth/GHI PPO
  • Empire Plan (UHC)
  • Fidelis
  • HIP
  • HealthFirst
  • HealthQuest
  • HealthSmart WTC
  • Local 1199
  • MVP
  • MVP Medicaid
  • Magnacare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Oxford Freedom
  • PHCS
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • US Family Health
  • United HealthCare
  • Wellcare
Languages spoken:
  • English
  • Spanish


21 Reade Pl
3rd Flr Ste 3200
Poughkeepsie, NY, Dutchess County

Tel: 845-471-4086

Fax: 845-471-8296

West Side

620 Columbus Ave
New York, NY, Manhattan

Tel: 212-600-9411

Fax: 917-441-6829

Hospital Privileges:
  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center
  • Mt. Sinai Medical Center

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I had a very pleasant experience with Dr.Rodriguez and his staff. I had a septoplasty a month ago perfomed by Dr. Rodriguez. Authorization from my insurance was received within a week, thanks to his staff efforts, and scheduled only one week after authorization in Mount Sinai hosp. Everything went very well, Dr. Was extremely reassuring, I felt comfortable and calm- I new, I was in good hands. Follow ups revealed a good recovery. I couldn't appreciate more Dr. Rodriguez's professionalism and personal approach,not to mention that his stuff is amazing. I would definitely recommend Dr. Rodriguez to anybody who needs ENT doctor's help.

08/16/2013 Patient from

I received excellent attentive care and expertise and I would highly recommend him!

10/20/2012 Patient from

I received excellent attentive care and expertise and I would highly recommend him!

10/20/2012 Patient from

I have been a patient of Dr. Rodriguez for many years and he is superb. Wonderful bedside manner, calm, compassionate. He moved recently to a nicer space on UWS outside of the main Columbia medical center. Though the receptionist staff there are a little unsophisticated, it does not matter. The ancillary clinical staff are just fine and the space is far more clean and newer. If you want to see a thoughful ENT with decades of experience affiliated consistently with the best academic programs in the city, he is your guy.

08/08/2012 Patient from

Great doctor, knowledgable, professional, patient.The staff is very friendly and helpful, the doctor is always on time and very responsive to patients' needs and complaints. Bravo, Dr. Rodriguez!

05/31/2008 Patient from