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Dr Rodriguez is involved in medical education at both, graduate and undergraduate levels. He teaches residents in Ophthalmology, Neurosurgery and Neurology as well as medical students. He is a member of the Ophthalmology Residency Education Committee.

Research Interests

  • Neuro-Ophthalmology


  • “Originality” - Scientific Photography. Annual Meeting of the Argentinean Society of Ophthalmology. (2002)
  • “Clinical Teacher of the Year”. Ophthalmology Residency Program, McMaster University. (2010 -2011)
  • "Clinical Teacher of the Year"  Ophthalmology Residency Program, McMaster University  (2016)
  • "Pediatric Neurology Teaching Award"  Pediatric Neurology Residency Program, McMaster University  (2016)
  • "Clinical Teacher of the Year"  Ophthalmology Residency Program, McMaster University  (2019)​


  • Active Staff - St Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario
  • Courtesy Staff – Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario

Featured Publications

  • Rodriguez AR, Egan RA and Barton JJS.  Pearls and oy-sters:  paroxysmal ocular tilt reaction.  Neurology 2009, 72(15): e67-68.
  • Lee H, Abegg M, Rodriguez AR, Koehn J and Barton JJ.  Why do humans make antisaccade errors?  Exp Brain Res.  2010 Feb;201(1):65-73 Epub 2009 Sep 17.
  • Rodriguez AR and Barton JJS.  An unusual pattern of optic disc swelling and visual loss.  Neurology2010;74(11):e43-46
  • Abbeg M, Rodriguez AR, Lee H, Barton JJ. “Alternate - goal bias” in antisaccades and the influence of expectation. Exp Brain Res. 2010 Jun;203(3):553-62. Epub 2010 May 4.
  • Rodriguez AR, Reddy K. Optic Tract Syndrome. Neurology 2010;75; e86-87.
  • Chan SCY, Teichman JC, Rodriguez AR. Ophthaproblem: Can you identify this condition?. Can Fam Physician. In press.
  • Rodriguez AR, Rebello R, Reddy K, Provias JP, Khan Y. Leptomeningeal melanocytosis and Visual Loss. Neuro-ophthalmology. June 2011, Vol. 35, No. 3, 158-162.
  • Day C, Arora S, Adam RS, Rodriguez AR. Idiopathic convergence paralysis: a rare case. Am Orthopt Journal. 2011;61:137-140.
  • Rodriguez AR, Rebello R. Perineural spread of basal cell carcinoma along the trigeminal nerve. Neurology 2011 Nov 15;77(20):e118.
  • Mikhail M, Yegappan C, Rodriguez AR. Optic Disc Drusen and Anterior Ischeamic Optic Neuropathy in a Pregnant Woman. Neuro-ophthalmology (Accepted - In press).


  • MD, National University of Cordoba (Argentina)
  • Ophthalmology, Hospital Dr. Pedro Lagleyze, University of Buenos Aires (Argentina)
  • Fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia



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