Melbourne Paediatric Specialists


Dr Rod Phillips

Paediatric Skin Specialist
Dr Rod Phillips - Paediatric Skin Specialist

Dr Rod Phillips


Paediatric Skin Specialist

Clinical Interests

Acne, adolescent skin problems, anogenital skin problems, birthmarks, eczema, fungal skin problems, general paediatric dermatology, haemangiomas, molluscum, psoriasis, vascular malformations, warts

Background and experience

Dr Rod Phillips is a Paediatric Skin Specialist and scientist. After commencing paediatrics in Melbourne, he trained for three years in paediatric dermatology at Great Ormond Street Hospital in London.

Since 1994, he has been employed as a consultant at the Royal Children’s Hospital. He also works at Cabrini Hospital in Malvern. He teaches health professionals at all levels of training throughout Australia. His research work has led to appointments as Associate Professor at Monash University and with the Vascular Biology Unit at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

Rod has a particular interest in empowering children and adolescents to be in charge of their own medical management.

Research Interests

Vascular biology, patient empowerment

Hospitals Accredited (Public & Private)

  • The Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Cabrini Hospital (Malvern)
  • Monash Medical Centre
  • Royal Hobart Hospital
  • Royal Children’s Hospital, Brisbane

Additional Consulting Rooms

Cabrini Hospital – Malvern
Mother & Baby Centre
Area E, Level 2
183 Wattletree Rd
Malvern VIC 3144
Ph: 03 9508 6130
Fax: 03 9508 6198