At Internal Medicine Partners in Naples, Florida, patients receive compassionate and comprehensive care from board-certified internal medicine specialists Alejandro Blanco, MD, Ralph Rodriguez, MD, and their experienced team. The practice’s commitment to staying abreast of advanced technology and continuous learning sets it apart from other clinics in the area.
As childhood best friends, Dr. Rodriguez and Dr. Blanco have cultivated a unique and welcoming environment within their practice, treating their patients like family. Their strong bond fosters a warm, friendly atmosphere where patients feel comfortable discussing their health concerns.
Both physicians bring their expertise to the forefront of patient care. As experienced internists, they specialize in providing long-term, comprehensive care for young adults, adults, and elderly patients. They manage a wide range of common and complex illnesses, including allergies, car accident injuries, and diabetes.
In addition to focusing on diagnostic testing and treatment, the practice emphasizes disease prevention, wellness, and mental health, understanding that a holistic approach to health care is essential for overall well-being. The team provides comprehensive care through doctor-supervised weight loss support, intravenous (IV) therapy, and other wellness services.
With extensive experience as a hospitalist at NCH Community Hospitals, Drs. Rodriguez and Blanco ensure seamless continuity of care for patients transitioning between their practice and hospital settings. Whether offering traditional medicine at their office or providing dedicated care in hospitals, their dedication to quality and patient-centric care remains unwavering.
At Internal Medicine Partners, patients can expect a friendly and supportive healthcare experience where their well-being is the top priority. Dr. Rodriguez and Dr. Blanco are deeply rooted in the Naples community and are proud to deliver excellent care to their patients day after day. Call the clinic today or schedule an appointment online to learn more.
Alejandro Blanco, MD, is board-certified in internal medicine. He serves patients at Internal Medicine Partners in Naples, Florida, offering effective and compassionate care.
Dr. Blanco obtained his medical degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Mexico. Then, he completed his education as an internal medicine physician at Ramon Ruiz Arnau University Hospital in Puerto Rico in 2012.
Dr. Blanco relocated to Naples, Florida, and worked as a hospitalist in NCH Hospitals. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the Collier County Medical Society.
Dr. Blanco completed research includes “Bacteriological Analysis of Martin Pena Cay, PR, Detection and quantification of Coliforms," “Arrhythmias in ICU," and “Treating Diabetic Patient Type 2 with recent ACS."
He is fully bilingual in English/Spanish. Outside of work, Dr. Blanco enjoys traveling and listening to music. He looks forward to working with new and existing patients at Internal Medicine Partners.
Ralph Rodriguez, MD, is a board-certified internal medicine physician with over 10 years of experience practicing medicine in different settings. He serves patients at Internal Medicine Partners in Naples, Florida.
Dr. Rodriguez started his career at the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, where he completed his medical degree and residency program in internal medicine. In 2008, he relocated to Fort Myers, Florida, and worked for Lee Memorial Hospital. He then decided to join NCH Hospitals of Naples, where he has been a hospitalist physician since 2010.
Dr. Rodriguez is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, and the Collier County Medical Society. He is also certified in Hyperbaric Medicine & Problem Wound Care Management.
His research experience includes “Factors Associated with Serious Infections in Lupus Patients with Renal Involvement" and “Renal Remission in a Cohort of Puerto Rican Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus."
Dr. Rodriguez is passionate about history, movies, and football. He is also fully bilingual in English and Spanish.