Rochester, Minnesota Clinical Profile


Vilmarie Rodriguez, M.D., has a special interest in the diagnosis and management of bleeding disorders (e.g., von Willebrand disease, hemophilias, coagulation factor deficiencies and platelet disorders) and thrombosis disorders (e.g., antiphospholipid syndrome-lupus anticoagulant, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism and stroke). She also has expertise in pediatric blood and bone marrow transplantation.

Focus areas

  • Bleeding disorders
  • Thrombosis and anticoagulation
  • Blood and bone marrow transplantation
  • Leukemias
  • Pediatric hematologic disorders, including anemia, neutropenia, thrombocytopenia, bone marrow failure syndromes and hemoglobinopathies
  • Pediatric oncologic disorders

Dr. Rodriguez is also an active member in two international acute lymphoblastic leukemia trials, AALL08P1 and AALL1131. She is currently a member of the Down syndrome acute lymphoblastic leukemia toxicity monitoring group for AALL1131.

Significance to patient care

Dr. Rodriguez's clinical and research efforts aim to provide diagnosis and comprehensive care to pediatric patients with bleeding and thrombosis disorders, with the goal of minimizing and preventing long-term sequelae associated with their underlying hematological disorders.

Professional highlights

  • Director, Comprehensive Hemophilia Center, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Mayo Clinic
  • Full Member, Children's Oncology Group


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Administrative Appointment

  1. Consultant, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine
  2. Consultant, Division of Hematology, Department of Internal Medicine

Academic Rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Medicine
  2. Associate Professor of Pediatrics


  1. Fellow - Bone Marrow Transplant Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine
  2. Fellow - Pediatrics & Hematology/Oncology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. Resident - Pediatrics University Pediatric Hospital, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
  4. MD - Medicine University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
  5. BS - Biology University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras

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