Roderick Santa Maria, MD
Concierge Medical Care in the heart of Boca Raton
CONCIERGE MEDICINE: YOU ARE A PRIORITY
SOUTH FLORIDA'S SOLUTION TO BETTER HEALTHCARE
LONGER APPOINTMENTS AND 24/7 DOCTOR ACCESS
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.
You’ve been told by your doctor, that it’s not a heart attack, so why are you in so much pain? Chest x-ray shows your lung didn’t collapse. So what else can make your chest feel like someone whacked it with a baseball bat?read more
by Ilana Jacqueline From Mizner to Boca West and back again, if you’re driving around Boca Raton looking for a bowl of soup I’ve got your road map. The following recommendation took many years of stomach aches to compile. Each bowl is a regular favorite. 1. 5...read more
Chronic Illness Management and Concierge Medicine: Four Services You’re Not Getting at Your Current MD.
There’s a lot of places you’ll want to be when you’re sick—your own, comfortable bed with the covers pulled up high, at your mother’s kitchen table, inhaling a soothing bowl of matzo ball soup… The last place you’ll want to be is a crowded waiting room at your local...read more
Abdominal pain, intestinal cramping, burning pain, cough, conjunctivitis, difficulty focusing, headache, hives—and the list goes on. For patients with MCAD, life is a continuous pinball machine of symptoms blasting from one organ system to the next.
Mast Cell Activation Disorder (MCAD) is a complex condition that can cause disruption everywhere from the gastrointestinal tract and skin to the cardiovascular respiratory and neurological system.read more
If you wake up choking in the middle of the night, are told that you babble or fight in your sleep, or have difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or staying awake—your doctor may recommend you have a sleep study done. A sleep study is done to diagnose several...read more
Ever had a good meal that just stayed with you? If you happen to have gastroparesis you’ve probably had plenty of good meals that stuck around long after the party was over. Delayed Gastric Emptying is another name for the truculent disease which slows or stops the...read more