Roderick Santa Maria, M.D.
Dr. Santa Maria is a concierge physician working in Boca Raton, FL. He works with all types of patients and specializes in cardiovascular disease treatment and prevention, nutrition, lipid management, weight control and chronic illness.
Working with patients with rare, genetic, and autoimmune diseases — helping them to manage their condition with ease and comfort.
Anderson EA, Balon TW, Hoffman RP, Sinkey CA, Mark AL. Department of Anesthesia, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242. Abstract We have previously demonstrated that physiological hyperinsulinemia in normotensive humans increases sympathetic nerve...read more
Diabetes. 2012 Oct;61(10):2506-16. Epub 2012 Jun 4. Neuroadrenergic dysfunction along the diabetes continuum: a comparative study in obese metabolic syndrome subjects. Straznicky NE, Grima MT, Sari CI, Eikelis N, Lambert EA, Nestel PJ, Esler MD, Dixon JB, Chopra R,...read more
Esler M, Rumantir M, Wiesner G, Kaye D, Hastings J, Lambert G. Baker Medical Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia. email@example.com Abstract As the world faces an obesity “epidemic,” the mechanisms by which overweight is translated into...read more
Our next support group will take place on Saturday December 7th at 10:00AM at Boca Raton Regional Hospital’s Education Center. Interested attendees are welcome to attend both in person and through our webinar. Directions to the center can be found here. To come...read more
We want to extend our gratitude for those who came to the webinar and asked question both live and via email before the event. We were overwhelmed by the interest and attendance and are already planning our next support group and online webinar. Unfortunately we did...read more
We know many of you want to make it to a support group–but can’t do to obvious health issues! We will be hosting a live support group in Boca Raton on September 14th from 10AM to Noon. If you are unable to attend, but still wish to view and...read more
Public health laws allow: Almost any chemical as an ingredient in personal care products Misleading and incomplete labeling of ingredients Unsubstantiated claims about product benefits No required safety testing of products or ingredients What can you do? Navigating...read more
As you may know, the prefix “dys” or “dis” in English refers to abnormality of or simply indicates “not” or the negative of the word it is attached to. If you are “dis”-interested you just don’t want to hear about it. If you have a “dis”-ease you can’t get comfortable. So when something is said to dysfunction it just isn’t going the way that it is supposed to go.read more
As a concierge physician, I take both my time and my patient’s time very seriously. I generally devote about an hour to my initial consult with a patient. This gives me an opportunity to review their medical history with them, assess their current state of health, and...read more
What natural supplements can help me sleep? What are some starter medications for insomnia? What foods should I add and avoid in my diet to provide better sleep? What medications cause sleep disruption? What other activities might be affecting my sleep?read more
Roderick Santa Maria, M.D.
Dr. Roderick Santa Maria