Internal Medicine Partners of Naples

Our Physicians

​Dr. Rodriguez and Dr. Blanco are childhood best friends, which gives our practice a family and friendly enviroment that’s hard to find, and improve best communication for their patients concerns.

Dr. Ralph Rodriguez, MD

Dr. Ralph Rodriguez, MD, is a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician more than 10 years of experience practicing medicine in different settings. Dr. Rodriguez, started his career in the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, where he completed his medical degree and residency program in Internal Medicine.  He relocated to Fort Myers, FL on 2008 and worked for Lee Memorial Hospitals, and then decided to join NCH Hospitals of Naples, FL where he currently practice as Hospitalist physician since 2010.

He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians and Collier County Medical Society. He is also certified in Hyperbaric Medicine & Problem Wound Care Management. Research experience include “Factor Associated with Serious Infections in Lupus Patients with Renal Involvement” in 2006 and “Renal Remission in a Cohort of Puerto Rican Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus”, 2007.

Dr. Rodriguez is passionate about History, Movies, and American Football and is fully bilingual (English/Spanish).

Dr. Alejandro Blanco, MD

Dr. Alejandro Blanco, MD, is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He obtained his Medical Degree in the Autonomus University of Guadalajara School of Medicine in Mexico. Then he completed his education as Internal Medicine Physician in Ramon Ruiz Arnau University Hospital in Puerto Rico in 2012. He relocated to the beautiful city of Naples FL, and worked as Hospitalist in NCH Hospitals. Dr. Blanco is member of the American College of Physicians, American Medical Association and Collier County Medical Society.

His completed research include “Bacteriological Analysis of Martin Pena Cay, PR, Detection and quantification of Coliforms” 2000, “Arrythmias in ICU” 2003, and “Treating Diabetic Patient Type 2 with recent ACS”.

Dr. Blanco enjoys best Traveling and Music in his spare time, and is fully bilingual (English/Spanish).