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Patricia Rodriguez, MD

VCS Physicians

Patricia Rodriguez, MD Headshot

There are lots of different gene abnormalities that predispose people to certain cancers, and we find them. Our work affects a patient's entire family too, and that's a big concern for many that come to us.

Work and Credentials:

Primary Location

Arlington Office


Medical Oncologist

Board Certification

Medical Oncology, Hematology and Internal Medicine


George Washington Medical Center, Medical Oncology and Hematology


Mount Sinai Hospital

Medical School

Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Johns Hopkins University

Dr. Rodriguez attended Johns Hopkins University where she was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in biomedical engineering and was a member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society. She received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine where she was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Dr. Rodriguez then completed her residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and her fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at George Washington Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Rodriguez currently heads the Virginia Cancer Specialists Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment Program. She has been a member of the US Oncology GREAT (Genetic Risk Evaluation and Treatment Program) Executive Committee since 2013, and she regularly speaks on the subject of genetics. Dr. Rodriguez remains active in other areas of the medical community as well. She serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgetown University Medical Center, is a member of the Executive Committee for the Arlington Medical Society, and is involved with the Arlington Free Clinic. Her professional memberships include the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.

Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Dr. Rodriguez speaks both fluent Spanish and French. She enjoys music and plays guitar in an Irish band.


Practice Blog

February 24, 2020

Dr. Neelima Denduluri, & Dr. Patricia Rodriguez, Medical panel guest speakers at the 2020 Susan G. Komen Metastatic Breast Cancer Symposium

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May 8, 2018

Dr. Patricia Rodriguez speaks at Tigerlily’s 6th Annual Young Women’s Breast Health Day on the Hill

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Physician Publications

January 15, 2020

How the USPSTF Genetic Testing Update for BRCA-Related Cancers Impacts Care

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August 21, 2019

Relationship Between Hereditary Cancer Syndromes and Oncotype DX Recurrence Score.

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Primary Location

Arlington Office Office

Arlington Office

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Other Locations


November 1, 2019
Washingtonian magizine Top Doctor 2019

January 1, 2019
Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctor 2019

January 1, 2018
Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctors 2018

Northern Virginia Magazine Top Doctors 2018

September 9, 2016
Washingtonian Magazine

February 1, 2015
Washingtonian Magazine

January 31, 2014
Northern Virginia Magazine

January 31, 2014
Northern Virginia Magazine

January 31, 2013
Northern Virginia Magazine