Rodrigo Valdes-Rodriguez, M.D., Joins UAMS as Dermatologist

By News Staff

Valdes-Rodriguez sees patients with all types of dermatology concerns in the Dermatology Clinic in the UAMS Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute.

Valdes-Rodriguez is an assistant professor in the departments of Dermatology and Pathology in the UAMS College of Medicine.

He earned his medical degree at the Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila in Mexico. Valdes-Rodriguez completed a dermatology residency at the Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosína and a second dermatology residency in the United States at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, followed by a fellowship in dermatopathology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

Valdes-Rodriguez is board certified in dermatology in both the United States and Mexico.

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