What we do
Our practice encompasses a full scope of pediatric and adult oral and maxillofacial surgery. This includes office anesthesia, dentoalveolar surgery, and surgical correction of maxillofacial skeletal deformities, maxillofacial trauma surgery, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery, surgical management of pathological conditions and implant and reconstructive surgery.
Dr. Rodríguez-Feo has been in private practice in oral and maxillofacial surgery in South Miami, FL, since 1990. Since 2002, he has also concurrently served as an independent contractor in oral and maxillofacial surgery with Hialeah Dental Specialty Associates in Hialeah, FL.
Dr. Carlos J. Rodríguez-Feo was born
in Habana Cuba. Raised in Detroit, Michigan during his early
childhood, he later moved back to Miami, Florida. He graduated
salutatorian in 1980 from Christopher Columbus High School in
In 1983, he earned a Bachelor of Sciences in Biology, Magna Cum Laude, at Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences in Washington, D.C., completing research in electron microscopy on an animal model of the childhood kidney disease, lipoid nephrosis. Continuing in his studies in Washington, he earned a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Summa Cum Laude, in 1987 from Georgetown University School of Dentistry. He passed the National Board Dental Examinations, averaging in the 99th and 98th percentile. In 1987, he qualified for and received his license from the Florida State Board of Dentistry.
Continuing his education with advanced specialty training at Georgetown University Medical Center, he completed a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1990. He received scores in the 98th to 97th percentile on the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Intraining Examinations. During residency he worked at Georgetown University Medical Center, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), DC General Hospital and the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He served as Chief Resident at each institution during 1989 to 1990. While on the Junior Active Staff of the Clinical Center of NIH, he participated in various research projects, including studies in the management of surgical stress and acute pain, in evaluation of triazolam, nitrous oxide and diazepam in oral surgery, in inflammatory mediators, in acute pain and pain control, in dental implants and in techniques of rigid fixation in orthognathic surgery.
In 1990, he passed the Written Qualifying Examination of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He maintains certification in Basic Life Support and Advanced Life Support. Dr. Rodriguez-Feo has completed continuing education courses in various subjects such as Advanced Head and Neck Anatomy, Implants, Aging and Rejuvenation, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, HIV/AIDS and Bloodborne Pathogens, Domestic Violence, Prevention of Medical Errors, Ethics, Risk Management, Cosmetic Blepharoplasty, Temporomandibular Joint Disorders and Arthroscopic Surgery, and Anesthesia.
The doctor has given lectures in Orbital Reconstruction, Pediatric Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Trauma, Pediatric Infections, and Airway Management.
He is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Florida Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Miami Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association, the South Florida Dental Association, In addition, he has served on the surgical case review committee at Larkin Hospital, serves as a consultant to Solstice Insurance Company, has consulted to peer review committees and has served as an expert witness in legal cases.
Dr. Rodríguez-Feo’s personal interests include photography, underwater photography, medieval and oriental calligraphy, surgical history, music and violin, kayaking and kayak sailing, SCUBA diving and spear fishing, golf, Japanese kendo, and he is a member of the American College of Heraldry.
He has been an active supporter of the New World Symphony, the United Way, the American Heart Association, the Diver’s Alert Network, the United States Golf Association. and the Art Center of South Florida.