Dr. Hector M Rodriguez-Cortes MD Hematologist

Dr. Hector Rodriguez-Cortes is a hematologist in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Broward Health Coral Springs and Broward Health Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Rodriguez-Cortes accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 8 doctors at Broward Health Coral Springs and one of 12 at Broward Health Medical Center who specialize in Hematology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Hematologist: General Hematology

Education & Medical Training

University Pediatric Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1991–1994

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1994–1997

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 18 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 16 years in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 6 years in Hospice & Palliative Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications & Presentations

Adherence to deferasirox in children and adolescents with sickle cell disease during 1-year of therapy.
Alvarez, O., Rodriguez-Cortes, H., Robinson, N., Lewis, N., Pow Sang, C. D., Lopez-Mitnik, G., Paley, C.

Plasma homocysteine levels and folate status in children with sickle cell anemia.
Rodriguez-Cortes, H. M., Griener, J. C., Hyland, K., Bottiglieri, T., Bennett, M. J., Kamen, B. A., Buchanan, G. R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Select
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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