Hector Rodriguez, MD, M.Div. | Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Metro Area

Psychiatrist

Hector Rodriguez, MD joined Amen Clinics in 2022. Dr. Hector manages and treats adult patients with a wide variety of diagnoses. He also has experience working with adolescents and young adults who need support and resources as they transition into adulthood. Dr. Hector is always focused in a common goal: to alleviate brain health afflictions, and improving their impact on the quality of life of his patients. 
 
Dr. Hector’s professional and personal background have greatly shaped his approach to patient care. Dr. Hector was born in Cuba, and raised in Miami, Florida. He is bilingual in Spanish and English and provides care to patients who speak either language.
 
Before starting medical school Dr. Hector was a fashion and beauty photographer in Miami, which allowed him to realize his strong affinity to connect with people and getting to know them at a deeper level. His love for science led him to become a Chemistry Major at the University of Miami, and later an advanced chemistry teacher. He also completed a masters of divinity degree in theology from Trinity International University. 
 
Dr. Hector attended Trinity School of Medicine (TSOM) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, where he started his Medical education. He completed his clinical training in Chicago, IL where he was exposed to multiple medical specialties, and this is where he discovered a clear passion for Psychiatry.  He completed his Medical Degree in 2017 at TSOM, and then he went on to complete his residency training at Larkin community hospital in South Miami, where he was chief resident of the Psychiatry Program.
 
Dr. Hector’s published research includes: Gene expression for HIV-associated dementia and HIV encephalitis; as well as NeuroAIDS and Comorbidities of Neuropsychiatric Mood Disorders and their impact in sub-cultures. 
 
During his personal time, he also enjoys blogging and writing, where he shares his knowledge with a focus on the “5 to 9 individual”, the activities we all choose to do when we are off the work clock and how they impact our lives. Dr. Hector prioritizes family time, self-care, hobbies, and physical activity. He encourages his patients to do the same.

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