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Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Torres

Dr. Jose Rodriguez-Torres
WellStar Medical Group
Specialties: Pediatrics
Languages Spoken: English
Degree: Doctor of Medicine
School: University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences Campus
Residency: Augusta University
Certification: American Board Pediatrics
ACO Provider: Yes
Hospital Affiliations:
WellStar Kennestone Hospital


Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Dr. Rodriguez completed his bachelor's degree in science at the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, and a medical degree from San Juan Bautista School of Medicine in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Dr. Rodriguez came to Georgia in 1981 to do a residency in pediatrics at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Since 1981, he has been practicing in Cobb County. In 1998, he completed a master's degree in business administration from Kennesaw State University. He is board certified in pediatrics.

Since 2000, he has taught third and fourth year medical students as clinical professor at the Medical College of Georgia, and from 2005 he also has taught third year medical students as adjunct associate clinical professor at Morehouse School of Medicine.

For six years, Dr. Rodriguez served as a district #2 representative (Cobb and Douglas counties) to the Georgia Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics. He is former chairman of pediatrics at WellStar Kennestone Hospital and former chairman of the WellStar Kennestone Regional Hospital Board. Appointed by the Speaker of the House in 2006, he continues to serve as a member of the advisory board in the Georgia Office of Child Advocate. Also at the state level, Dr. Rodriguez is on the Board of the Pediatric Healthcare Improvement Coalition (501(c)(4) non-profit corporation) representing Atlanta area pediatricians since inception in 2010. Since 2007, he has served as chairman of the Board of Ser Familia (501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation).

Dr. Rodriguez has received many awards and recognitions through the years for quality and safety improvement in pediatrics by WellStar Health System. In 2004, he was a finalist in the physician category of the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Health Care Hero Award. Most recently in 2013, the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics honored him with the Outstanding Achievement Award, and Mundo Hispanico Newspaper with the Worker of the year Award.

Dr. Rodriguez is married and has two daughters, both pediatricians. In his free time, Dr. Rodriguez enjoys traveling with his wife of 36 years, a good game of chess and playing classical guitar.

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Medical Practice

WellStar Medical Group
Kennestone Pediatric Associates

121 Marble Mill Road
Suite 101
Marietta, GA 30060
Phone: (770) 422-8315
Fax: (770) 590-9170
WellStar Medical Group
Kennestone Pediatric Assoc

1180 Ernest Barrett Parkway
Suite 102B
Kennesaw, GA 30144-4534
Phone: (678) 354-2273
Fax: (770) 794-6837

Insurance Accepted:
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