July 7, 2021 | David DiPino | Tenet Florida Physician Services

Expert Surgeon with Diverse Experience in General and Bariatric Surgery Joins Tenet Florida Physician Services

Boynton Beach, Fla. – July 7, 2021 – Ariel Rodriguez Pimentel, MD, FACS, FASMBS, a board-certified and fellowship-trained general surgeon with over 15-years of experience in bariatric and general surgery in Palm Beach County has joined Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS). Dr. Rodriguez Pimentel specializes in minimally invasive robotic surgery and bariatric surgery including Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Correction and Revision Surgeries when indicated. In addition, Dr. Rodriguez provides surgical care for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and Hiatal Hernias with the most advanced Robotic techniques. Dr. Rodriguez also uses minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for abdominal wall Hernias (Ventral, Incisional, Inguinal). Dr. Rodriguez is certified by the American Board of Surgery and on-staff at Delray Medical Center.

Currently, Dr. Rodriguez is a clinical affiliate associate professor of surgery at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton. Prior to joining TFPS, Dr. Rodriguez worked at Palm Beach Surgical, a general surgery practice in Boynton Beach. Dr. Rodriguez’s experience also includes as Director, Bariatric Surgery Department and as Chair, Surgical Review Committee at Clinch Valley Medical Center located in Richlands, Va.

For his education and training, Dr. Rodriguez finished a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery and bariatric surgery from Tampa General Hospital and the University of South Florida located in Tampa, FL. Dr. Rodriguez also completed a general surgery residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center located in Torrance, Calif. and was chief resident at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, Calif. Additionally, Dr. Rodriguez finished an internship at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, NE. Dr. Rodriguez graduated medical school from Pontificia Universidad Catόlica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM) located in Santiago, Dominican Republic with Honors and earned a Master’s of Science in Healthcare Administration from Trident University International in Cypress, Calif.

Throughout his medical career, Dr. Rodriguez has authored medical book chapters and original medical research papers. In addition, Dr. Rodriguez has presented his research findings at national medical society meetings. Dr. Rodriguez has been practicing medicine since 2003. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.

Dr. Rodriguez’s Tenet Florida Physician Services office is located at 9868 State Road 7, Suite 300, Boynton Beach, Fla. For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Rodriguez call 561-272-1234 or visit TFPSdocs.com.

About Tenet Florida Physician Services

Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS), a division of Tenet Healthcare Corporation, is a multi-specialty physician group that has provided care to the communities of Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties since 2007. TFPS physicians, including primary care, specialists and sub-specialists, have cared for over 719,000 patients across various medical and surgical specialties. Our award-winning physicians provide a level of expertise that has resulted in regional firsts and outstanding patient outcomes.  TFPS physicians and staff are committed to delivering high quality care.  Our mission is to improve the life of every person who enters our doors.  Today, we are proud to be one of the largest and most respected physician networks in the area.

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