Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez

Family Medicine
Miami, FL
27 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

Thursday: 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

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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
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Prostatitis: You need to make sure your prescription is not expired and that you have enough for the full treatment. The adult dose of Amoxicillin is 875mg twice ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Foot pain: It sounds like you may have what is called plantar fasciitis. Try soaking your feet in warm water with Epson salt and stretch before and after exercis... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Bleeding: It's normal to have bloody gauze in the area, however, you shouldn't be having any kind of heavy bleeding by this time. If that's the case you need t... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
After Ablation: You need to wait 10 days because you don't want to get excited and do any kind of activity that would raise your heart rate. You just had a procedure ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Stomach bulge: I recommend you have a pelvic ultrasound and pregnancy test. You may be pregnant or have a uterine fibroid
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Sore throat & such: Have you had a fever? It's important that you drink plenty of water during a cold. You can take advil (ibuprofen) cold and sinus and do warm salt wate... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Anal itching: If your itching is due to hemorrhoids then you need to cut spicy foods out of your diet. Try to avoid sitting for long periods of time. Have you Dr.... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Finger pain: Do you do a lot of repetitive motion with your hands? This ma be a ganglionic cyst, however, you need to have it examined by your doctor or hand speci... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Zinc??: Your symptoms are probably related to what you ate or a stomach virus. The Zinc should not have caused these symptoms unless you took a mega dose. S... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
SOB and palpitations: You need to have a complete check up done including a CXR and an EKG to check your heart and lungs. If you are a smoker or use alcohol you need to qu... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Urticaria: You may need to add a steroid cream to alleviate your symptoms. Have you had allergy testing done? have you seen a dermatologist? Use a non scented so... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Dangerous heart: You are a young man and it is very important for you to have regular follow ups with your primary and your cardiologist. You need to be compliant wit... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Ovulation: The discharge you are describing is the normal change in discharge during ovulation. You may be pregnant, the only way of knowing for sure is to do a... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Thin hair: You can take biotin supplements to help with the hair and use Rogaine (minoxidil) for men over the counter.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Blood: What are your iron levels? and you TIBC? Make sure you are taking a multivitamin with iron and you f/u with a hematologist. Are your periods very he... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Constipation: If you are having severe constipation you want to make sure you are having enough fiber in your diet. You can add Benefiber or Miralax (polyethylene g... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Headache: Were you having these symptoms 2 yrs ago when you had the CT? If so, you need an MRI. You've been having these symptoms for too long.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
STD testing: The cultures will be accurate, however, if you had a high risk exposure and are worried about STD's you should repeat the HIV and syphilis test in thr... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Wife missed period: Have your wife do a pregnancy test, you may still be fertile despite a hydrocele.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Ear pain: Try not to use plastic ear pugs to sleep, you can get pain and damage your ear canal if you lean on them for a long time. If you have to use ear plug... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Kidney function: The results you listed are more related to renal function. Make sure you are drinking enough water and that you f/u with your doctor. This can happe... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Arm Veins: It sounds like you are developing varicose veins in your arms, these can develop in any part of your body. Weight loss will definitely help with this... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Low Mg: It is very important to keep all of your electrolytes in proper balance to prevent symptoms such as leg cramps and parasthesias. Make sure you take a... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Lymph nodes: Don't push on it. Your lymph nodes help fight off infection in your body. They may be swollen due to whatever you were doing to your abdomen. You ma... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Thin Stool: Is this the first time this happens to you? Do you have pain or bleeding with bowl movements? Any family history or colon issues? If this is somethin... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Lump in throat: If you are still having symptoms after taking antacids and ppi then you should have a thyroid u/s done and labs to make sure it's not your thyroid and... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Hep C: The famotidine will help with the acid in your stomach that is refluxing into your throat. However, you should follow up with your hepatologist if you... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Odor after period: After you period you can have a change in odor due to changes in your vaginal PH. You can use a vinegar douche after your menses to help balance the ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Iron supplements: Supplements can change the color or your urine, stool and even menstrual flow. If you are not having sever pain or constipation from the iron then ke... Read More
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Lump on chest: Exactly where on your chest is the lump? Do you only get it when you cough or sneeze? May be a small hernia. If you had an infection, may be a lymph ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Insect bite: Try to keep the area clean and dry. You can apply hydrocortisone cream mixed with triple antibiotic cream twice daily. If it continues to grow or you... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Second hand smoke: If by spice you are referring to marijuana then the answer is yes. You can test positive on a drug test from second hand smoke especially if you are i... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 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
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Irregular menses: You should have a pelvic and transvaginal u/s done to find out if you have a cyst. Make sure your pap is up to date. Have it done once a year especi... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Estrogen : Any of the estrogen replacement treatments can potentially cause weight gain. Just being in menopause can cause weight gain due to the slowing down o... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Hair: You can use tgel shampoo for the dandruff. The thinning hair can be helped with supplements such as biotin. Does male pattern baldness run in the fa... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Period: This may be normal. If you have painful periods try taking Naproxen three days before you are scheduled to have your period. This should make it light... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Normal urinalysis: Within a week of taking all of the antibiotics for a urinary tract infection the urinalysis should be clear. If it isn't it may mean you have a resist... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Hand pain: Anyone that does repetitive motions with their hands can develop pain from things such as carpal tunnel, tendonitis, arthritis. When you get home try... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Right upper back: If you are getting a stabbing or throbbing pain in the area of your right shoulder blade, you may be having problems with your gallbladder. Do you ge... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Sublingual meds: The effect is not the same when you dilute a sublingual medication vs using it sublingually. The absorption of the medication will be different. You... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Glioblastoma: I recommend that you not worry, just be vigilant of any changes in symptoms and always let your Drs know about your family hx. There is nothing you c... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Hypertension: You need to cut salt and fat out of your diet. It is also important to lose weight, even 10 lbs can affect your blood pressure. Have you seen your doc... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
+ ANA: There are other spondyloarthropathy that can cause a lot of pain and will require treatment. Did they do an HBLA27 test? Make sure you f/u with your... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Trauma: If you are still having pain or tingling in your knee you need to see an Ortho and have an MRI done of the knee to make sure there are no torn ligamen... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Head injury: Did you lose consciousness or feel nauseas after your injury? Are you having double vision? These are signs of a more serious injury that require im... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Sore throat: If you are having problems with reflux this can cause a chronic sore throat. Stay away from spicy foods, caffeine, and red sauce. Follow up with your... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Irregular menses: Have you had a pelvic ultrasound? If not that is the first thing you can do to help distinguish if your pain is coming from an ovarian cyst or if you ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Chocking: Is your child breathing normally? not coughing anymore? not turning blue? Is the child able to eat and drink normally? If so then there shouldn't be ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Susana Sixto-rodriguez
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Irregular menses: I would suggest you have a pregnancy test and a pelvic ultrasound done. If you have ovarian cysts, fibroids, endometriosis, or are pregnant you can h... 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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