Tulio Rodriguez, MD


Medical Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Clinical Expertise

  • Blood Disorders
  • Leukemia
  • Monoclonal Gammopathies
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Stem Cell/Bone Marrow Transplant

About Dr. Rodriguez

Jazz and Latin Music

Medical Education

Medical School
Pontificia Universidad Catolica Madre y Maestra School of Medicine, Dominican Republic
VA Medical Center
San Juan
Puerto Rico - Internal Medicine: General
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio - Hematology/Oncology, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio - Bone Marrow Transplantation

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty


  • Busulfan Melphalan, and Bortezomib versus High-Dose Melphalan as a Conditioning Regimen for Autologous Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation in Multiple Myeloma, Rodriguez, T. E.; Hari, P.; Stiff, P. J.; Smith, S. E.; Sterrenberg, D.; Vesole, D. V., Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • Phase 3 trial of defibrotide for the treatment of severe veno-occlusive disease and multi-organ failure Richardson, P. G.; Riches, M. L.; Kernan, N. A.; Brochstein, J. A.; Mineishi, S.; Termuhlen, A. M.; Arai, S.; Grupp, S. A.; Guinan, E. C.; Martin, P. L.; Steinbach, G.; Krishnan, A.; Nemecek, E. R.; Giralt, S.; Rodriguez, T.; Duerst, R.; Doyle, J.; Antin, J. H.; Smith, A.; Lehmann, L.; Champlin, R.; Gillio, A.; Bajwa, R.; D'Agostino RB, Sr; Massaro, J.; Warren, D.; Miloslavsky, M.; Hume, R. L.; Iacobelli, M.; Nejadnik, B.; Hannah, A. L.; Soiffer, R. J., Blood
  • A prospective investigation of cell dose in single-unit umbilical cord blood transplantation for adults with high-risk hematologic malignancies Sobol, U.; Go, A.; Kliethermes, S.; Bufalino, S.; Rodriguez, T.; Smith, S.; Parthasarathy, M.; Stiff, P., Bone marrow transplantation
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  • Contribution of chemotherapy mobilization to disease control in multiple myeloma treated with autologous hematopoietic cell transplantation Uy, G. L.; Costa, L. J.; Hari, P. N.; Zhang, M. J.; Huang, J. X.; Anderson, K. C.; Bredeson, C. N.; Callander, N. S.; Cornell, R. F.; Perez, M. A.; Dispenzieri, A.; Freytes, C. O.; Gale, R. P.; Garfall, A.; Gertz, M. A.; Gibson, J.; Hamadani, M.; Lazarus, H. M.; Kalaycio, M. E.; Kamble, R. T.; Kharfan-Dabaja, M. A.; Krishnan, A. Y.; Kumar, S. K.; Kyle, R. A.; Landau, H. J.; Lee, C. H.; Maiolino, A.; Marks, D. I.; Mark, T. M.; Munker, R.; Nishihori, T.; Olsson, R. F.; Ramanathan, M.; Rodriguez, T. E.; Saad, A. A.; Savani, B. N.; Schiller, G. J.; Schouten, H. C.; Schriber, J. R.; Scott, E.; Seo, S.; Sharma, M.; Ganguly, S.; Stadtmauer, E. A.; Tay, J.; To, L. B.; Vesole, D. H.; Vogl, D. T.; Wagner, J. L.; Wirk, B.; Wood, W. A.; D'Souza, A., Bone marrow transplantation
  • Safety and efficacy of targeted-dose busulfan and bortezomib as a conditioning regimen for patients with relapsed multiple myeloma undergoing a second autologous blood progenitor cell transplantation Freytes, C. O.; Toro, J. J.; Yeh, R. F.; Stadtmauer, E. A.; Ratanatharathorn, V.; Akpek, G.; Sahovic, E.; Tricot, G. J.; Shaughnessy, P. J.; White, D. J.; Rodriguez, T. E.; Solomon, S. R.; Yu, L. H.; Zhao, C.; Patil, S.; Armstrong, E.; Smith, A.; Elekes, A.; Kato, K.; Reece, D. E., Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • Seven-year follow-up of allogeneic transplant using BCNU etoposide, cytarabine and melphalan chemotherapy in patients with Hodgkin lymphoma after autograft failure: importance of minimal residual disease, Sobol, U.; Rodriguez, T.; Smith, S.; Go, A.; Vimr, R.; Parthasarathy, M.; Guo, R.; Stiff, P., Leukemia & lymphoma
  • Clostridium difficile infection and limitations of markers for severity in patients with hematologic malignancy Wang, M. S.; Evans, C. T.; Rodriguez, T.; Gerding, D. N.; Johnson, S., Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America
  • Prevention of nausea and vomiting associated with stem cell transplant: results of a prospective randomized trial of aprepitant used with highly emetogenic preparative regimens, Stiff, P. J.; Fox-Geiman, M. P.; Kiley, K.; Rychlik, K.; Parthasarathy, M.; Fletcher-Gonzalez, D.; Porter, N.; Go, A.; Smith, S. E.; Rodriguez, T. E., Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • TNF-inhibition with etanercept for graft-versus-host disease prevention in high-risk HCT: lower TNFR1 levels correlate with better outcomes Choi, S. W.; Stiff, P.; Cooke, K.; Ferrara, J. L.; Braun, T.; Kitko, C.; Reddy, P.; Yanik, G.; Mineishi, S.; Paczesny, S.; Hanauer, D.; Pawarode, A.; Peres, E.; Rodriguez, T.; Smith, S.; Levine, J. E., Biology of blood and marrow transplantation : journal of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation
  • Randomized phase III trial of pegfilgrastim versus filgrastim after autologus peripheral blood stem cell transplantation. Gerds, A.; Fox-Geiman, M.; Dawravoo, K.; Rodriguez, T.; Toor, A.; Smith, S.; Kiley, K.; Fletcher-Gonzalez, D.; Hicks, C.; Stiff, P., Biology of Blood & Marrow Transplantation
  • The impact of pharmacotherapy on depression and quality of life in patients undergoing a bone marrow transplant (BMT). Mumby, P. B.; Garcia, C.; Trivedi-Purohit, R.; Gourvitz, R.; Rychlik, K.; Rodriguez, T.; Smith, S. E.; Toor, A. A.; Rao, M.; Stiff, P. J., ASCO Meeting Abstracts
  • Feasibility of conditioning with thymoglobulin and reduced intensity TBI to reduce acute GVHD in recipients of allogeneic SCT Toor, A.; Rodriguez, T.; Bauml, M.; Mathews, H.; Shanti, S.; Senitzer, D.; Kini, A.; Norton, J.; Parthasarathy, M.; Mohideen, N.; Petrowsky, C.; Bonilla, B.; Smith, S.; Stiff, P., Bone marrow transplantation
  • Alefacept in corticosteroid refractory graft versus host disease: early results indicate promising activity Toor, A. A.; Stiff, P. J.; Nickoloff, B. J.; Rodriguez, T.; Klein, J. L.; Gordon, K. B., The Journal of dermatological treatment
  • Posaconazole salvage therapy allows successful allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in patients with refractory invasive mold infections. Mullane, K.; Toor, A. A.; Kalnicky, C.; Rodriguez, T.; Klein, J.; Stiff, P., Transplant Infectious Disease
  • Autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplants that utilize total body irradiation can safely be carried out entirely on an outpatient basis Stiff, P.; Mumby, P.; Miler, L.; Rodriguez, T.; Parthswarthy, M.; Kiley, K.; Porter, N.; Batiste, R.; Wojtowitz, S.; Lichtenstein, S.; Fox-Geiman, M.; Toor, A., Bone marrow transplantation
  • Patients' understanding of disease status and treatment plan at initial hematopoietic stem cell transplantation consultation. Stiff, P. J.; Miller, L. A.; Mumby, P.; Kiley, K.; Batiste, R.; Porter, N.; Potocki, K.; Volle, M.; Lichtenstein, S.; Wojtowicz, S.; Zakrzewski, S.; Toor, A.; Rodriguez, T., Bone marrow transplantation
  • The administration of polymerized human hemoglobin (Pyridoxylated) to a Jehovah's Witness after submyeloablative stem cell transplantation complicated by delayed graft failure Smith, S. E.; Toor, A.; Rodriguez, T.; Stiff, P., Comprehensive therapy
  • Second allografts for relapsed hematologic malignancies: feasibility of using a different donor. Duus, J. E.; Stiff, P. J.; Choi, J.; Parthasarathy, M.; Rodriguez, T.; Toor, A. A., Bone marrow transplantation
  • Favourable results with a single autologous stem cell transplant following conditioning with busulphan and cyclophosphamide in patients with multiple myeloma Toor, A. A.; Ayers, J.; Strupeck, J.; Parthasarathy, M.; Creech, S.; Rodriguez, T.; Stiff, P. J., British journal of haematology
  • Current treatment results of allogeneic bone marrow transplantation for acute myeloid and lymphoid leukemia Rodriguez, T. E.; Stiff, P. J., Current Hematology Reports