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MyVitiligoTeam Medical Reviewer | Michelle Rodrigues, M.B.B.S. with honors, F.A.C.D.

Posted on April 25, 2022

Michelle Rodrigues, M.B.B.S. with honors, F.A.C.D.

Specialties: Dermatology, Vitiligo

Michelle Rodrigues, M.B.B.S.

Dr. Michelle Rodrigues, founder and director of Chroma Dermatology, is an internationally recognized expert on vitiligo. She has been on the board of directors of the Skin of Color Society, and she currently is on the councils for the Asian Society of Pigment Cell Research and the Vitiligo Society of Australia. Dr. Rodrigues chairs the global narrative committee of the Global Vitiligo Foundation. She received her Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from Monash University with honors, and completed her postgraduate dermatology training in Melbourne, Australia. She has published extensively in journals and dermatology textbooks in her areas of expertise.


  • Monash University (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery with honors)
  • The Australasian College of Dermatologists
  • Professional Accolades

  • Founders Medal by the Australasian College of Dermatologists
  • Skin Care for Developing Countries Grant, American Academy of Dermatology
  • The Paul Eddington Scholarship, Skin & Cancer Foundation
  • The F.C. Florance Bequest, Australasian College of Dermatologists
  • Affiliations

  • Medical Advisory Board, Global Vitiligo Foundation
  • Chroma Dermatology
  • Royal Children’s Hospital
  • University at Melbourne
  • Social Media Accounts and Websites


  • Twitter:@MRodriguesMD