Contact Information:
VA Puget Sound Health Care, Renal Dialysis Unit
Building 100, Room 5B113
1660 S. Columbian Way
Seattle, WA 98108
Phone: (206) 277-3282
Fax:  (206) 764-2022

Education and Training:
Nephrology Fellowship (1992-94)
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Medicine Residency
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

Medical School (1985-89)
Drew/University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Site of Practice:
VA Puget Sound Health Care System


rudolph a rodriguez, MD

Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology
Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Dialysis
  • Clinical nephrology

Research Interests

  • Association of viral Infections and kidney disease
  • Interplay of geography, race, poverty, and kidney diseases

Selected Publications:

Pub Med provides a list of Dr. Rodriguez's research publications.


  • Master Clinician Award, University of California, San Francisco, 2006
  • Consultant of the Year, San Fransisco General Hospital, 2005
  • Faculty of the Year (SFGH Association of Business Officers Group), San Francisco General Hospital, 2004.

National and International Responsibilities

  • Nephrology Training Program Directors Executive Committee, American Society of Nephrology, 2010-present
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology
  • Member, International Society of Nephrology
  • Member, National Kidney Foundation
  • Member, American College of Physicians
  • Member, National Association of Public Hospitals

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