Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - Julio Rodriguez, M.D. Receives the 2012 Health Care Heroes, Researcher/Innovator award.

Dr. Rodriguez at the Arizona Heart Institute in Phoenix is the lead principal investigator in more than 200 clinical trials focusing on increasing the circulation of blood flow, preventing aortic aneurysms and improving wound healing. Dr. Rodriguez is a vascular and endovascular surgeon committed to finding new ways to dramatically improve the lives of his patients. Through his ongoing research, Dr. Rodriguez has developed groundbreaking new treatments, medical procedures and techniques.