Faculty Profile

Victoria Barbosa
Section of Dermatology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730

Academic Interests

Dr. Barbosa is a general medical dermatologist and the Director of the Hair Loss Program at the University of Chicago. She is an expert in diagnosing and managing hair and scalp disorders and in treating skin of color. She has lectured nationally and internationally on these topics. She has authored scientific articles, textbook chapters, and has co-written a skin care book and co-edited a dermatology textbook. Dr. Barbosa enjoys educating and mentoring students and residents, and is interested in the use of social media as an educational resource for patients. Dr. 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.

Clinical Interests

General dermatology, hair loss and scalp disorders, diagnosing and managing dermatological diseases in skin of color, acne, disorders of pigmentation


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  • MD, 1994, Yale University, Medicine
  • Internship, 1995, Massachusetts General Hospital, Internal Medicine
  • Residency, 1998, Yale New Haven Hospital, Dermatology
  • Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar, 2000, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine,
  • MPH, 2000, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Pubic Health, Public Health
  • MBA, 2006, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Business