Dr. Michelle Rodrigues
Dr. Rodrigues obtained her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree from Monash University with Honours in 2004 and completed her post-graduate dermatology training in Melbourne. At the conclusion of her training, she was the awarded the Founder’s Medal for procedural dermatology as the highest scoring graduate nationally.
Dr. Rodrigues has worked and continues to collaborate with world-renowned pigment and skin of colour centres in the U.S.A, Europe and Asia. She has published extensively in scientific medical journals and dermatology textbooks and continues to be invited to lecture locally and internationally.
She has been on the board of directors of the Skin of Color Society, is a current council member for the Asian Society for Pigment Cell Research, is on the medical advisory board of the Global Vitiligo Foundation and is a council member of the Vitiligo Association of Australia. She has also served as international ambassador for global dermatology conferences and is the Global Skin of Colour clinical lead for the Passion Project which aims to use artificial intelligence to diagnose common skin conditions in children.
In addition to her clinical, education and research endeavours, Dr Rodrigues is committed to outreach work for rural and remote communities and those in need. In 2017, Dr. Michelle Rodrigues assembled a dermatology team that saw and treated hundreds of patients in remote villages in the north of India through a non-for-profit outreach organisation, Sampan. In 2019, she partnered with Pacific Dermatology Limited to provide education and clinical supervision to the first cohort of doctors completing a Diploma in dermatology in the Pacific Islands.
Dr. Rodrigues and Chroma Dermatology are committed to sustaining dermatology outreach work and expanding these services to those in need over time. Read more about our outreach work here
As a key opinion leader in pigmentary disorders and skin of colour, Dr. Rodrigues looks forward to serving her patients and journeying with them to improved skin health.
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Members of the Chroma Community are eligible for exclusive skin treatment offers and will be the first to know about new technologies and advances in the area of pigment and skin of colour.