Luis Rodriguez Alfonzo, MD

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Luis Rodriguez Alfonzo, MD
Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Dr. Luis Rodriguez Alfonzo is a pediatric anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesiology at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. He earned his medical degree from the Central University of Venezuela in Caracas. Dr. Rodriguez completed a residency in anesthesiology at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. He then pursued a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology at the same institution. His clinical interests include utilizing electronic medical records (EMR) to optimize patient safety and physician quality metrics, operating room efficiency, and medical education.

Dr. Rodriguez is board certified in anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiology. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, Society of Pediatric Anesthesia, Pediatric Anesthesia Leadership Council and Florida Society of Anesthesiologists, where he currently serves as part of the Executive Board. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and he has presented at medical conferences. 

Dr. Rodriguez is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists (NCPS), the multispecialty medical group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System. He is bilingual in English and Spanish. 

Fan, J., Hudson, J.L., Rodriguez, L.I., et al (2023). Evolving Use of Regional versus General Anesthesia for the Surgical Repair of Open Globe Injuries. American journal of ophthalmology, 251(), 71-76. View in Pubmed

Rodriguez, L.I., Tainsh, E.J., Varga, E., et al (2021). Anesthetic Management for Pediatric Liver Transplantation in a Patient With Propionic Acidemia: A Case Report. Journal of investigative medicine high impact case reports, 9(), 23247096211015025. View in Pubmed

Hua, H.U., Martens, R., ..., Rodriguez, L., et al (2021). Neurofibromatosis type 1 presenting with retinal detachment and laryngeal plexiform neurofibroma in a toddler. American journal of ophthalmology case reports, 23(), 101170. View in Pubmed

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists - Anesthesiology
3100 SW 62 Avenue- Anesthesiology
Miami, FL 33155
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Fellowship - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Residency - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Medical School - Universidad Central De Venezuela

Board Certifications

American Board of Anesthesiology - Certified
American Board of Anesthesiology (Pediatric Anesthesiology) - Certified