Department of Medicine
Victoria Barbosa is a general medical dermatologist and director of the Hair Loss Program at the University of Chicago. Her areas of expertise are in diagnosing and managing hair and scalp disorders, and in treating skin of color. She has lectured nationally and internationally on these topics, co-written a skin care book titled Reader’s Digest Guide to Skin Care, and co-edited a dermatology textbook, Skin of Color. Her research has appeared in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology Symposium Proceedings, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, and Cutis.
Barbosa, who holds an MD from Yale University, completed an internal medicine internship at Massachusetts General Hospital and a dermatology residency at Yale New Haven Hospital. She was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where she earned an MPH, followed by an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Barbosa is the immediate past president of the Chicago Dermatological Society and serves on the Government Affairs Committee of the Illinois State Medical Society. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, a member of the Chicago Dermatological Society, and has been elected into the American Dermatological Association.