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Yiliam F. Rodriguez, M.D.

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Yiliam F. Rodriguez, M.D.


  • Fax: 305-243-5846


  • Anesthesiology


English, Spanish


  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • National Board of Echocardiography Certification (NBE)


  • Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology
  • Director, Clinical Research. Department of Anesthesiology


  • Rodriguez-Blanco YF, Fouad Souki, Evelyn Tamayo, Keith Candiotti. Magnets and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators: What’s the Problem? Ann Card Anaesth 2013; 16(1): 54-7
  • Candiotti KA, Rodríguez-Blanco YF, Shekhter I, Castillo-Pedraza CM, Forman Rosen L, Arheart KL, Birnbach DJ. A Comparison of Different Types of HAZMAT Respirators Available to Anesthesiologists. Am J Disaster Med 2012; 7(4): 313-319
  • Giquel J, Rodríguez-Blanco YF, Matadial CM, Martínez-Ruiz R, Nguyen D, Candiotti KA. An Unusual Case of Tracheoesophageal Fistulae. Case Reports Med 2012:524687, 2012
  • Rodríguez-Blanco YF, Candiotti KA, Gologorsky A, Tang F, Giquel J, Barron ME, Salerno TA, Gologorsky E. Factors which Predict Safe Extubation in the Operating Room following Cardiac Surgery. J Card Surg 27(3):275-80, May 2012
  • Yang Zongqi, Yang Zhe, Arheart KA, Morris R, Zhang Y, Rodríguez YF, Song C, Gitlin MC, and Candiotti KA. CYP2D6 Poor Metabolizer Genotype and Smoking Predict Severe Postoperative Pain in Female Patients on Arrival to the Recovery Room. Pain Med 13(4):604-609, 2012
  • Giquel J, Rodríguez YF, Matadial CM, Candiotti KA. Diabetes Mellitus in Anesthesia. Br J Diabetes Vasc Dis 12(2):60-64, 2012
  • Macedo FI, Rodríguez YF, Salerno TA. Techniques My Way. Myocardial Preservation: Beating Heart Techniques. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 6(4):314-317, 2012
  • Rodríguez-Blanco YF, García L, Brice T, Ricci M, Salerno TA. Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest with Lung Perfusion/Ventilation in a Patient with Acute “Type A” Aortic Dissection. Case Report Med 2012:631494, 2012
  • Candiotti KA, Rodríguez-Blanco YF, Curia LM, Saltzman BS, Shekhter I, Rosen LF, Birnbach DJ. Radiostethoscopes: An Innovative Solution for Auscultation while Wearing Protective Gear. Am J Disaster Med 6(5):285-288, 2011
  • Candiotti KA, Yang Z, Morris R, Yang J, Crescimone NA, Sánchez GC, Bird VG, Leveillee RJ, Rodríguez-Blanco YF, Liu H, Zhang YD, Bethea JR, Gitlin MC. Polymorphism in IL1RN is Associated with Serum IL-1 Receptor Antagonist Level and Postoperative Opioid Consumption. Anesthesiology 114(5):1162-1168, 2011
  • Gologorsky E, Gologorsky A, MD, Giquel J, Rodríguez-Blanco YF, Rosenkranz ER, Ricci M. An Adult Patient with Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries. Anesth Analg 111(5):1122-1124, 2010
  • Gan TJ, Candiotti KA, Klein SM, Rodríguez-Blanco YF, Nielsen KC, White WD, Habib MB. Double-Blind Comparison of Granisetron, Promethazine or a Combination of Both for the Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Females Undergoing Outpatient Laparoscopies. Can J Anesth 56(11):829-836, 2009
  • Candiotti KA, Rodríguez-Blanco YF, Koyyalamudi P, Curia L, Arheart KL, Birnbach DJ. The Effects of Needle Bevel Position on Pain for Subcutaneous Lidocaine Injection. J Perianesth Nurs 24(4): 241-243, 2009
  • Candiotti KA, Yang Z, Rodríguez-Blanco YF, Crescimone A, Sánchez GC, Takacs P, Medina C, Zhang Y, Liu H, Gitlin MC. The impact of CYP2D6 Genetic Polymorphisms on Postoperative Morphine Consumption. Pain Med 10(5):799-805, 2009
  • Rodríguez-Blanco YF, Levitt RC. “Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome (BOS),” In: Essence of Anesthesia Practice, Eds. Fleisher L, Roizen M. 3rd Edition, New York, NY: Elsevier Publishing, Chapter 46, pp. 51-52, 2010
  • Rodríguez-Blanco YF, Candiotti KA. “Current Review on Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV),” In: Current Reviews in Clinical Anesthesia [SERIES], Coral Gables, FL: Frank Moya Publishing, Volume 29(15), pp. 175-187, 2009


2009 Fellowship, Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

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