Dr. Noel Rodriguez was born and raised in San German, Puerto Rico. He studied Biology and graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez Campus. Later he decided to pursue studies in dentistry at the University of Puerto Rico – School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated Magna Cum laude and received his Dental Medicine Doctor (DMD) degree in 2009. The same year Dr. Rodriguez was commissioned as a Lieutenant Officer in the United States Navy and continued his formal dental training with a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the Naval Branch Health Clinic in Great Lakes, IL.
In 2015 Dr. Rodriguez completed his residency in Prosthodontics. The same year, he completed a Master of Science (MS) Degree in Oral Biology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. After completing his postgraduate studies, he was assigned to work at the Naval Air Station Jacksonville (NAS JAX) branch health clinic in Florida, where he was commissioned to Lieutenant Commander. Dr. Rodriguez created a new dental department in Prosthodontics, became the Division Head and Laboratory Officer-in-Charge of Prosthodontics at NAS JAX.
Dr. Rodriguez has provided continuing education courses at the Naval Post Graduate Dental School and Naval Branch Health Clinic in Jacksonville related to dental prosthodontics, dental materials, and implant dentistry. He is the Secretary of the Jacksonville Dental Society.
Dr. Noel Rodriguez enjoys spending time with his family and practicing Tae-Kwon-Do. During his free time and while deployed at the USS Abraham Lincoln he taught Tae-Kwon-Do to a group of sailors and in 2015 he became a member of the American Tae-Kwon-Do Association