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Rodrigo B. Fonseca, MD

Rodrigo B. Fonseca, MD

2205 N. University Drive
Pembroke Pines, FL. 33024
Phone: 954-964-6684
Fax: 954-964-6649


July 1997 - May 2001
Doctor of Medicine
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
New Jersey Medical School
Newark, NJ

August 1994 - June 1997
Bachelor of Arts
Columbia College
New York, NY

September 1992 - December 1993
Bucknell University
Lewisburg, P A


July 2007- present
Vascular Surgery Fellow
New York University Medical Center
New York, NY

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
New Jersey Medical School, Department of Surgery
Mentors: Dr. David Livingston and Dr. Alicia Mohr

Internship / Residency

July 2001 - June 2007
Surgical Intern and Resident
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
New Jersey Medical School, Department of Surgery
Newark, NJ


Society for Vascular Surgery 2008
The Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma 2005
Surgical Infection Society 2004
Candidate Member, American College of Surgeons 2004
American Medical Association 1997


General Surgery Board Certification 2008
Thoracic Stent Graft (TAG) Certification 2008
Zenith Flex Graft Certification 2008
Talent Stent Graft Certification 2008
TX2- Thoracic Stent Graft Certification 2008
AneuRx Stent Graft Certification 2007
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)


Thomas S. Maldonado, Rodrigo Fonseca, et al. Incidence and outcome of filter occlusion during carotid artery stent procedure. Ann Vasc Surg.2008 Nov;22(6):756-61.

Fonseca RB, Mohr AM, Livingston DH, et al. The impact of a hypercatecholamine state on erythropoiesis following severe irifury is mediated by bone marrow stromal IL-6 production. J Trauma. 2005 Oct;59(4):884-9.

Fonseca RB, Mohr AM, Livingston DH, et. at. Adrenergic modulation of erythropoiesis following severe injury is mediated through bone marrow stroma. Surg Infect. 2004 Winter;5(4):385-93.

Kevin Knox, Rodrigo B. Fonseca, et. al. Infection with nontuberculous mycobacterium after injection of adulterated silicone fluid. J Aesthetic Surg. 2004 Aug; 24(4):342-345.

Goodman ER, Fonseca R, et at. Role of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor and its receptor in the genesis of acute respiratory distress syndrome through an effict on neutrophil apoptosis. Arch Surg. 1999 Oct;134(l0):1049-54.

Presentations National

Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in Octogenerians: A Single-Institution Experience. 25th Annual Vascular Fellows Abstract Competition, New York, NY, 2009.

A Novel Approach for the Treatment of Iatrogenic Subclavian Artery Line Catheterization in Critically III Patients. SCVS, 36th Annual Symposium, Las Vegas, NY, 2008.

The Impact of a Hyperadrenergic State Following Severe Injury On Erythropoietic Dysfunction and the Role of IL-6. East Trauma, 18th Annual Assembly, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2005.

The Impact of a Hypercatecholamine State on Erythropoiesis Following Severe Traumatic Injury. Oral Presentation. ACS - 90th Annual Clinical Congress, New Orleans, LO, 2004.

The Role of Hypertonic Saline Resuscitating in TraumaHemorrhagic Shock Induced Bone Marrow Dysfunction. Poster Presentation. The 27th Annual Conference on Shock, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2004.

Adrenergic Modulation of Erythropoiesisis Modulated by Bone Marrow Stroma. Oral Presentation, 24th Annual Meeting of the Surgical Infection Society Indianapolis, IN, 2004.

Presentations Local

Beta Adrenergic Modulation of Erythropoiesis in the Severely Injured Patient. Oral Presentation, Benjamin F. Rush Jr. Society Day, 2004, UMD- New Jersey Medical School, Newark, NJ

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