Diana Rodríguez, MD, MPH, MBA, a Harvard-educated and trained doctor and one of the nation’s leading experts on high-risk pregnancies, joined Ross Feller Casey in 2022 and assists our attorneys in reviewing, analyzing, and preparing birth injury and related cases.
She is a board-certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist in high-risk pregnancies and has been in practice since completing her fellowship in 2001. She is a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and a member of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), and the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG).
Dr. Rodríguez graduated cum laude from Harvard-Radcliffe in 1989 and completed her Medical Degree at Harvard Medical School. During that time, she also completed a Masters of Public Health with a focus on community health. She received multiple awards from Harvard Medical School, including Hewlett-Packard Top Medical Graduate. Dr. Rodríguez completed her residency and fellowship training in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
Directly following, Dr. Rodríguez served active duty as a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, where she received a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service. Dr. Rodriguez also completed a Masters in Business Administration and a graduate certificate in Management Leadership at George Washington School of Business (GWSB), where she also taught an online course on Data Analytics.
Dr. Rodríguez has published in the areas of ultrasound, provider-initiated preterm delivery, pre-eclampsia, and cervical length assessment and is a peer reviewer for the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology. Recognizing early placental development can play a key role in many complications during pregnancy, Dr. Rodríguez is a staunch advocate for preconception education and care, urging women to plan ahead for a healthy pregnancy.
Dr. Rodríguez has served as the Director of Practice Standards and Safety at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center as a result of her passion for quality assurance and patient safety. She has worked as an expert witness for both defense and plaintiff attorneys. Dr. Rodriguez also served as clerkship director for medical and physician assistant students at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, and Tufts Medical Center have recognized Dr. Rodriguez with numerous awards for her service as a mentor and teacher. Steadfast in supporting the community, Dr. Rodríguez has served as the matching director for the First Generation Harvard Alumni Mentorship program and as a board member and gala co-chair for EVkids, a mentorship program for Boston youth.
Currently, she serves on the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine Health Policy and Advocacy committee and was recently nominated to serve on a community physician task force committee.