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Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez

Family Medicine
Miami, FL
26 years experience female

Locations

Rodriguez & Sixto Medical Associates, PA

Miami, FL

Address

1100 SW 57 Ave, Suite 101, Miami, FL, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 7:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

(305) 269-1068

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

Medicaid

United healthcare

Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO

Aetna

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

Cigna

VISTA Healthplan

United HealthCare Insurance Company

AvMed Health Plan

Amerigroup

Tricare

Medicaid

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Family Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

218 Answers
26 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Baby Position: At 17 weeks the baby can be in any position. There is still plenty of room to move around. Don't worry about it. It's actually a good thing that the ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Vaginal D/C: Sometimes this can be normal and your period may be off due to stress or ovarian cysts. It it continues to happen you may need to have a pelvic u/s an... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Gas: Try to have small frequent meals to avoid getting gas. You can take an over the counter medication such as gas x. If you are still having symptoms y... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Pain with BM: You need to go to the ER to make sure you're not having a bowl obstruction. You need to have studies done of your abdomen. I wish you the best
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Foot trauma: If you are having trouble moving your foot after trauma you need to get an X-Ray to make sure you didn't fracture anything. Keep it elevated and ice ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Pregnant?: Take a pregnancy test to see if you are pregnant now. If you are trying to get pregnant you want to have unprotected sex during day s13-15 of your cy... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
BMs with pregnancy: It is normal to have several bowl movements when you are pregnant because you bowls and bladder are being pressed by the growing uterus. Hormonal chan... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Stop Smoking: It's important that you stop smoking and see your Dr. ASAP. You need a chest X-ray and labs. Even if it's just a respiratory infection you need to sto... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Ovulation pain: Your can get pain that radiates to the entire pelvic area, lower back and even lower extremities with ovulation and or menstruation. Try using a heat... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Unprotected sex: If you are having unprotected sex you are eventually going to get pregnant. The nuvaring only works if you use it correctly. It should be in for thr... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Birth Control Pills: This is common with these types of BCP. It is important that you take them every day, if you forget to take them or have to double up because you forg... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Nail color: Changes in nail color and texture can be due to medications and supplements as well as certain disorders. Orange is usually an abundance of beta-carot... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Swollen lymph nodes: Yes it is related. The lymph nodes in that area will be swollen in response to trauma or infection of the breast or extremity on that side. Keep the ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Abdominal Pain: If you child is staining or having hard stools she me still have constipation. Make sure she is drinking plenty of water and fiber in the form of fru... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Large pores: Wash your face twice daily with an astringent and you can do a facial mask once a week to keep the pores clean and with time you should notice improve... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Heavy Stomach: If you regularly feel sick after eating and feel you are constantly bloated or full you may have issues with your gallbladder. You should see your do... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Hormone imbalance: A miscarriage can definitely cause hormone imbalance. It can also be very traumatizing. How far along were you when you miscarried? If you feel sad ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Who's my dad: It is important that you sit with your daughter and explain to her who her father is and that he loves her very much. Especially if he visits her reg... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
HTN: It sounds like your preasure isn't well controlled on your current treatment. Try to watch your salt intake and stay active. You are young to have s... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Esophagus trauma: There are several adverse effects associated with general anesthesia, however, your acidity sounds like it's an independent problem. Have you had a f... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Miscarriage: Sorry to hear about your loss. Try not to stress too much, it will only get becoming pregnant more difficult. Have you f/u with your gyn and had a pe... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Heavy Stomach: If you regularly feel sick after eating and feel you are constantly bloated or full you may have issues with your gallbladder. You should see your do... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Painful cuticle: You need to be very careful of any cuts or sores because you will have slower wound healing due to your diabetes. The diabetes didn't cause the cuticl... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Cells in urine: White blood cells in your urine can be a sign of infection. Your white blood cells are responsible for fighting infections in the body. Red blood cell... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Right side pain: if you think it might be appendicitis go to the ER. Have you had a fever or nausea and vomiting? This along with the mentioned symptoms are highly sus... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Just spotting: The levels you are giving me are not compatible with pregnancy. This was just your period. Keep a log of your cycle so you know when you are most lik... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Torn muscle: Ice is used immediately after trauma to help with the swelling associated with injuries.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Headache: If you've had a headache for such a long time you need to see a doctor ASAP. You need to have your blood pressure checked and may need a CT scan or M... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Twins: Try not to worry about everything during your pregnancy. It will only stress both you and the babies. You should be seeing a high risk pregnancy doct... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Bruises: It may b.E normal to see bruising on an active 2 y/o on the anterior part of the legs, arms and hips. However, if he has not had his annual check up ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Bleeding Pregnancy: Were the pregnancy tests that you did before having the bleeding episode positive. If they were you may still be pregnant. Some people get episodes o... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Piercing: In three months you should be OK to go in the ocean. Make sure you keep the area clean and dry now until it is fully healed. Ask your doctor if ther... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Eye film: Have you had any trauma to the area or are you having discharge from your eye. What you are describing are signs of inflammation in the area. You can... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Vomiting: I would recommend you get a pelvic ultrasound to make sure you're not having any pelvic condition and labs to check pregnancy and other hormonal level... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Pregnant?: Are you on any birth control? Some pills or hormonal methods can cause these symptoms. Take a pregnancy test and follow up with your doctor to see w... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Rheumatoid Factor: You may have rheumatoid arthritis. Have you had any other testing done? Is your white count elevated or have you had a recent infection? You may also... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Pregnancy chance: You are not very likely to get pregnant if there was no exchange of fluids. You can however get certain STD's such as Herpes doing what you described
A male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Scoliosis: Is you are having symptoms from your scoliosis it's important that you see the orthopedic surgeon for further treatment options such as: physical ther... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Weight loss: The best and safest way to lose weight is to have small frequent meals and stay active. Keep track of the calories you may be drinking. Try to stick ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Pelvic pain: The first thing I recommend you do is take a pregnancy test despite any bleeding you have had. If it's negative the next thing I recommend is you get... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Shooting pain: You need to be seen by a doctor to make sure you don't have gallstones or any cardiac issues. You are too young to have these symptoms. Hopefully it... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Bloody sputum: Are you a smoker? You need to have a chest Xray done with these symptoms to make sure there is nothing serious going on. Have you had any other sympt... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Swollen Lymph nodes: The best way to know what is causing the sore throat is to get a throat culture and labs done to check for Mono. If you are worried about STD's expos... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
+ ANA: This may indicate Lupus, you need to f/u with your Rheumatologist to get a complete explanation of all of your results. It looks like you definitely ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Irregular periods: If you are having irregular periods you need to have a pelvic ultrasound and labs done. If you are trying to get pregnant it's a good idea to have al... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Repeat U/S: It is still to soon to tell exactly how far along you are. Your dates may be wrong. You will need to repeat the U/S in a couple of weeks and repeat y... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Thick hair: You can take Biotin supplements and use over the counter Rogaine (minoxidil) for Men. These things with help but your family history is the biggest f... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Spotting sex prego: If it is only minor spotting this could be normal. As long as you're not having heavy bleeding or cramping it's OK. Make sure you let your OB know t... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Acne: Make sure you wash your face twice a day with a benzoyl peroxide wash and then apply the cream. It sounds like you may need oral antibiotics if you h... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Nuvaring: It doesn't sound like you're pregnant. If you are going to use the nuvaring continuously then do it more consistently. When you start and stop every o... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Sixto-rodriguez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Sixto-rodriguez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I'm glad you didn't sugar coat anything. Thank u 4 that. I know his outlook is horrible and I was thinking maybe 1 yr considering his health. Thank u
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I am under a derm yes, he has not advised allergy testing, gave me steroids for a week that worked but rash back. Tried Allegra, now Xyzal, no relief
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This made me feel good. Thanks! 5th pregnancy 2 cesarean daughters 2 abortion twice each coz foetal mater remain. Now surgery complication adhesions. Organ stick uterus. What's it

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL
Graduated 1996MD

Medical/Graduate school

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, FL
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

PALMETTO GENERAL HOSPITAL
Completed 1998

Awards

2010 Most Compassionate Doctor Award,
2010 Patient's Choice Award, One of America's Most Compassionate Doctors, Patient's Choice
Top Doctor, First Place, Miami Region - Fall
2014

Affiliations

Coral Gables Hospital
AOA
ACOFP
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