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Rodrigo J. Valderrabano, M.D.

General Information

Rodrigo J. Valderrabano, M.D.

Contact:

  • Fax: 305-243-6575

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Languages

English, Spanish

Certifications

  • American Bd of Int Med-Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Publications

Education

BS
Tufts University
MD
Universidad Central del Caribe
Residency
Hospital Ramon Ruiz Arnau
Post Doctoral Master of Science in Clinical Research
University of Puerto Rico
Fellowship
Stanford Hospital and Clinics/Stanford Medical School

Biography

Dr. Valderrábano has a clinical and research focus on metabolic bone disease. During his time as a research fellow at Stanford University, he was awarded the Endocrine Society’s Outstanding Abstract award and the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research’s Young Investigator award for his work studying the links between bone health and hematopoiesis in older men. At University of Miami Dr. Valderrábano is the director of the endocrinology division’s bone clinic, which serves the South Florida community with a focus on osteoporosis and other metabolic bone diseases. He also continues his research efforts with the ultimate goal of further delineating treatable risk factors for osteoporosis, and devising non-pharmacologic treatment strategies for osteoporosis such as rehabilitation and exercise.

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