drrrafaelodriguezRafael Rodriguez-Mercado, MD, FACS received his Medicine and residency training at the University of Puerto Rico Medical School and is an Associate Professor in Neurosurgery as well Director of the Neuroendovascular Surgery Program that is the only program in the Carribbean Basin since 1997after receiving a formal two year fellowship training by Dr. L.N. Hopkins at the University of New York at Buffalo . He is diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and had participate as a guest speaker in local, national and international meeting as well as visiting professor. He is in charge of the neuroendovascular fellowship training program that had graduated already physicians from different countries from Latin America. He had been recognized with awards for he contribution to the improvement of the medical health that include the Zenith Prize gave by the Chamber of Commerce of Puerto Rico and by national neurosurgical and interventional neuroradiology societies. In terms of researcher had there endovascular animal lab and participate in different IDE for new devices in the field of endovascular.

Rafael Rodriguez-Mercado,M.D.,F.A.C.S.
Associate Professor Neurosurgery
Director Neuroendovascular Surgery
University Of Puerto Rico
Medical Sciences Campus
Department of Neurosurgery
PO BOX 363185
San Juan, P.R. 00936-3185

Academic: 787-765-8276
Clinical: 787-777-3535 ext 6871
Fax: 787-792-8732

e-mail: Rafyrodri@aol.com