Carlos F. Rodriguez, MD

Dive Into This Tucson, AZ, Dermatologist's Background

CURRENT WORK EXPERIENCE

2012-Present

Dermatopathologist and Mohs Surgeon, Ironwood Dermatology, Tucson, AZ

2013-Present

Dermatologist, Dermatopathologist and Mohs Surgeon, Arrowhead Dermatology, Phoenix, AZ

2017-Present

Mohs Surgeon, Clear Dermatology/Valley of the Sun Dermatology, Scottsdale, AZ

CURRENT LOCUM TENENS WORK EXPERIENCE

2016-Present

Locum Tenens Dermatopathologist, Georgia Dermatology and Skin Cancer Center, Savannah, GA

2017-Present

Locum Tenens Dermatopathologist, United Dermpartners d/b/a Skin Cancer and Dermatology Institute, Reno, NV

PAST WORK EXPERIENCE

2013-2016

Dermatologist/Dermatopathologist, Spectrum Dermatology, Phoenix, AZ

2010-2014

Dermatologist/Dermatopathologist, Center For Dermatology and Plastic Surgery (Formerly North Scottsdale Dermatology Associates), Scottsdale, AZ

2011-2014

Dermatopathologist, Arizona Skin and Laser Therapy Institute, Phoenix, AZ

2008-2009

Clinical Dermatology Moonlighting (Chicago, IL)

-A&G Dermatology Associates

-Aesthetic Dermatology and Laser Surgery

-Cermak Clinic (Cook County Dept of Corrections)

EDUCATION & TRAINING

2009-2010

Dermatopathology Fellowship, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Program Director: Drazen M. Jukic, MD, PhD

2006-2009

Dermatology Residency, Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL

-Program Director: Warren W. Piette, MD

2005-2006

Transitional Internship, West Suburban Hospital, Oak Park, IL

2005

Doctor of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

2000

Bachelor of Science, with College Honors and with Highest Distinction in Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago

EXAMINATION & LICENSURE

2016

American Society For Mohs Surgery, Fellow Membership Exam passed 05/26/2016

2010

Board Certified in Dermatopathology, American Board of Dermatology & American Board of Pathology

2009

Board Certified in Dermatology, American Board of Dermatology

2010-Present

Licensed Physician, States of Arizona, Illinois, Georgia, Indiana and Nevada

RESEARCH

2002, 2004

Research Assistant, Skin Immunology Research Laboratory, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. PI: Lawrence S. Chan, MD.

Assisted in the creation of a mouse model of the blistering skin disease epidermolysis bullosa acquisita.

PRESENTATIONS

1. Rodriguez CF, Akilov O, Geskin L, Feldman T. Cutaneous T cell Lymphoma. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Tumor Board, October 2009.

2. Rodriguez CF, Sheikh H, Jukic DM. Utility of a Web-based Photo Album for Teleconsultation in Dermatopathology- American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting, October 2009.

3. Rodriguez CF. Gouty Panniculitis. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Gross & Microscopic Symposium, February 2007.

PUBLICATIONS

1. Rodriguez CF, Barriuso V, Chan LS. Extensive basal cell carcinoma with probable bone metastasis. Cutis 2007 July;80(1):60-6.

2. Davidian MH, Starosta D, Rodriguez CF, McCracken GA. Derm Dx: Eruptive syringoma. Skin & Aging 2005 Jun;13(6):78-82.

HONORS & AWARDS

2017

Top Doctor, Phoenix Magazine

2005

Avery Brundage Scholarship for outstanding achievement in scholastics and amateur athletics.

2001

Dean's Scholarship, UIC College of Medicine.

EXTRA CURRICULAR

1995-Present

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu Competitor and Instructor, Carlson Gracie Jiu-jitsu Academy. Extensive national and international tournament competition including:

- IBJJF Pan American Black Belt Masters Gold Medalist 2015

- IBJJF Masters World Championship Black Belt Bronze Medalist 2012 & 2013

- IBJJF American National Black Belt Masters Champion 2010, 2013, 2014 & 2015

- Gracie US Nationals No-Gi Black Belt Champion 2006

FOREIGN LANGUAGE

Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish.