Our Physicians

Ariel Rodriguez Pimentel, MD, FACS

  • Weight Loss Surgery
  • Complex Hernia Repairs
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • General Surgery
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Hiatal Hernia/Gerd
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Linx Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Parathyroid
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thyroid Surgery

Fellowship: Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at University of South Florida 2012

Residency: Huntington Memorial Hospital/University of Southern California 2011

Internship: Creighton University 2007


Dr. Rodriguez has devoted his career to perfect his minimally invasive techniques receiving early-on in training the recognition of Outstanding Laparo-endoscopic Resident. He went on to do a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric surgery at USF where he performed hundreds of complex bariatric revisions and primary weight loss surgeries. Since then he has dedicated his practice to minimally invasive surgery including complex hernia repairs, colon resections, hiatal hernia and reflux procedures as well as weight-loss surgeries.

Dr. Rodriguez graduated with honors in 2003 at the Pontifical Catholic University in his hometown of Santiago, Dominican Republic. He completed his residency in general surgery at Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena, California. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons. Dr. Rodriguez holds an appointment as Clinical Associate Professor at Florida Atlantic University.