Dr. Rodgers is a gastroenterologist with over 25 plus years of experience. Dr. Rodgers served as a Hospital Corpsman from 1968 to 1973, taking care of Navy and Marine Corps casualties. He then attended the University of California at San Diego where he graduated Summa cum laude with a degree in biology. He continued to pursue his education and matriculated to the UCLA School of Medicine and graduated in 1979. He completed his residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Gastroenterology training was at UCSD. Dr. Rodgers’ focus of interest was in immunological diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Later, Dr. Rodgers moved to Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation and served as Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center and later he was appointed the Fellowship Director. He has served as an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSD and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine at Scripps Clinic Research Foundation. He was honored as the Crohn’s and Colitis Physician of the Year in2000. He has held positions of Chief of Staff at Sierra Vista Hospital and President of the San Luis Obispo Medical Society.
Following his time at Scripps Clinic Research Foundation, Dr. Rodgers joined Central Coast Gastroenterology and practiced in this group until July 2021. Presently, he is the President of SLO4Home a non-profit that helps resettle Afghan refugees.
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