High-quality medical care is the number one priority at Orthopaedic Institute For Spinal Disorders in Houston. Jose E. Rodriguez-Cordova, MD, FACS, and his team practice advanced general orthopaedics with a specialization in spine and neck procedures. The team provides the most current and least invasive treatments available whenever possible.

The team at Orthopaedic Institute For Spinal Disorders use all available resources to provide patients with the most effective treatments to manage conditions that affect the spine. Areas of specialization include neck and back pain, arthritis, herniated discs, and scoliosis. Pain is often a major concern for patients dealing with back conditions, and the team works one-on-one with each patient to develop a plan that aids in pain control and improves quality of life. If surgery is necessary, minimally invasive treatments are available, whether for a laminectomy or spinal fusion.

Conditions that affect the spine may be the primary focus at Orthopaedic Institute For Spinal Disorders, but Dr. Rodriguez-Cordova is an avid sportsman and also offers orthopaedic sports medicine, providing care of injuries that affect the joints. The advanced orthopaedic practice also provides expert care for arthritis, including joint replacement.

About Dr. Rodriguez-Cordova

Jose E. Rodriguez-Cordova, MD, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon at Orthopaedic Institute For Spinal Disorders in Houston. He was born and raised on the beautiful island of Puerto Rico, living there until he and his wife relocated to New York so they could both complete their medical training.

Dr. Rodriguez-Cordova received his undergraduate degree from the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan, and then went on to Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, for his medical degree.

While in New York, Dr. Rodriguez-Cordova completed his internship and surgical residency at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn and a research fellowship in laser surgery, as well as his orthopaedic residency, at New York Medical College in Valhalla. Dr. Rodriguez-Cordova and his family then relocated to Texas so he could complete his fellowship training in orthopaedic spine surgery at the Texas Back Institute in association with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas.

Dr. Rodriguez-Cordova is a spine surgical specialist and licensed in Texas, New York, and Puerto Rico. He’s also a member of a number of prestigious medical associations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Puerto Rico Medical Association, North American Spine Society, Houston Orthopaedic Society, and Texas Spine Society. Dr. Rodriguez-Cordova enjoys sharing his work and skills with upcoming students and served as a clinical instructor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s Hermann Hospital.

When he’s not spending time at the office or with his family, Dr. Rodriguez-Cordova is out enjoying his favorite sports, including rowing and biking. He’s also a remote control airplane enthusiast and bonsai cultivator.

For skilled orthopaedic care, call Orthopaedic Institute For Spinal Disorders or request an appointment online today.