Rodolfo B. Penaflor Jr., MD

Rodolfo B. Penaflor Jr., MD

Internal Medicine Physician

I am an Internal Medicine physician who specializes in preventive care and treating the whole patient. I like building relationships with each and every one of my patients and treat all of them like family. I am also involved in the academe as an Associate, Clinical Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine at the University of Arizona and Burrell College (New Mexico) of Medicine. Currently working to be a Cultural Ambassador at United Health Group in 2018. My personal goal is to be a pioneer in the recovery of health care in the United States. On a personal level, I am an avid sports fan, Criterion Collection collector with interest in classic and contemporary films, music, photography, pets and the 80s! I spent most my time with my lovely wife, Gie Gie and my sons Ryan and Max ( our pet Pomeranian).

Board Certified since 1998

Board certified in Internal Medicine since 1998, Dr. Penaflor has extensive hospital experience treating patients with all types of medical conditions. He joined New Pueblo Medicine in 2000.

Medical Interests

  • Hospital medicine
  • Preventive health care

Education

  • 1988, B.S., cum laude, Medical Technology, Far Eastern University, Manila
  • 1993, Doctor of Medicine, cum laude, Far Eastern University, Dr. Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation, Institute of Medicine, Manila, Philippines

Post-Graduate

  • 1993-94, Internship, Far Eastern University, Dr. Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation Hospital, Manila, Philippines
  • 1995-99, Chief Resident (1998-99) and Resident in Internal Medicine, Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program, Tucson, AZ
  • 1999- 2000 - Hospitalist, IPC Tucson, AZ

Professional Affiliations

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Associate, American College of Physicians
  • Member, National Association of Inpatient Physicians

Languages

  • Fluent Filipino
  • Some Spanish

Personal Interests

  • Watching and playing basketball and baseball
  • Collecting sports memorabilia
  • Spending time with family