Rodriguez graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in 2012 and is the first Physician Assistant to join the Advanced Neurosurgery Associates (ANA) team. She previously worked part-time as a Medical Secretary within the practice.
Fluent in Spanish, Rodriguez fulfills a vital role at ANA. Under the supervision of a neurosurgeon, PAs in Neurosurgery play an integral role in the global management of neurosurgery patients, including all aspects of pre-, intra- and post-operative care. Mailyn performs patient histories, helps with treatment plans, serves as first assistant in surgery in which she assists with all neurosurgical procedures, manages post-operative care and handles a myriad of office-related duties. Mailyn also uses her experience to teach physician assistant students and prospective students.