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Patricia Rodriguez, MD

Rodriguez, Patricia
Patricia Rodriguez, MD

Dr. Patricia Rodriguez is a board-certified pediatrician currently serving as Chief Medical Officer for North Texas Area Community Health Center (NTACHC). She is a passionate healthcare advocate for vulnerable and underserved patient populations but also possesses a strong combination of healthcare insight and expertise in community health, healthcare quality and safety, as well as health equity. Past experiences for Dr. Rodriguez include being Chief Health Equity and Inclusion Officer at one of the largest pediatric healthcare providers in the United States prior to joining NTACHC.

NTACHC is the only federally qualified health center in Tarrant County and boasts three outpatient facilities, strategically located in medically underserved areas, providing a wide range of primary care and preventative health services, an Eye Care Center, integrated behavioral health, lab services and a 340B pharmacy. As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Rodriguez provides clinical leadership, fosters superior quality patient care, develops strategic goals and new care models, standardizes clinical protocols, expands existing programs, and contributes to the recruitment and retention of medical staff.

Dr. Rodriguez holds a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Texas McGovern Medical School and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Texas A&M University. She also completed her pediatrics residency at the University of Texas McGovern Medical School and is currently obtaining an Executive MBA in Healthcare Management at the University of Texas at Dallas as part of the Alliance for Physician Leadership program.