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Norberto Rodriguez-Baez, M.D.
Norberto Rodriguez-Baez, M.D.

Norberto Rodriguez-Baez, M.D.

  • Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
  • Liver Disease

Biography

Norberto Rodríguez-Báez, M.D., received his Bachelor in Sciences from the University of Puerto Rico in 1990. He graduated in 1994 from the University of Puerto Rico – School of Medicine in San Juan, PR. He completed his pediatric residency at the University Pediatric Hospital – University of Puerto Rico in 1997 and served as Chief Resident from 1997-98. He completed his fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Stanford University Medical Center / Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in 2001.

He is board-certified in General Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology, and Transplant Hepatology. His research interests include hepatology and teaching. Currently, he is participating in NIH-sponsored studies on viral hepatitis, and acute liver failure. He has authored or co-authored several scientific publications. He is the director of the Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Program at UT Southwestern and also serves as the director of pediatric gastroenterology resident and medical student education.

Dr. Rodríguez-Báez has received several awards for his outstanding performance as teacher, and he was included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list for 2018. 

He served as chair of the International Committee of the North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrion (NASPGHAN) from 2009-2012. He is member of the NASPGHAN Executive Committee as one of the elected Councilors (2013-16). He is presently an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern.

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Education & Training
  • Medical School - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (1990-1994)
  • Residency - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (1994-1997), Pediatrics
  • Residency - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (1997-1998), Pediatrics
  • Fellowship - Stanford University (1998-2001), Pediatric Gastroenterology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • NASPGHAN, Clinical Practice Committee (2013-2016)
  • NASPGHAN, Councilor and Executive Committee Member (2013-2016)
  • NASPGHAN, Hepatology Committee (2013-2016)
  • American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology (2003)
  • North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (2000), Member
  • American Board of Pediatrics (1997)
Honors & Awards
  • Best Pediatric Specialists in Dallas 2013-2016, D Magazine
  • Outstanding Faculty Award 2003, Awarded by the Pediatric housestaff to the most outstanding faculty in teaching and patient care
  • Outstanding Fellow Award 2000, Awarded by the Department of Pediatrics to the most outstanding fellow in teaching to pediatric housestaff at Stanford University
Books & Publications
Research
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Steatohepatitis
  • Liver Failure

Clinical Focus

  • Liver Disease

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