About R+F

I feel so fortunate to be a dermatologist and have the opportunity to help people treat and overcome skin concerns that often negatively impact self-esteem. Through my medical practice and the products I create, I empower people with the knowledge and the tools necessary to achieve skin health and beauty.

-Katie Rodan, MD

Dr. Rodan is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at Stanford University School of Medicine and is a cosmetic dermatologist in private practice in Oakland, California. She is the co-creator of Proactiv Solution and the co-founder of Rodan + Fields Dermatologists.

In keeping with her mission to educate on common dermatologic problems, Dr. Rodan is frequently quoted in national publications including, Vogue, Health, Self, Cosmo, Ladies Home Journal, Glamour, InStyle and O Magazine. Her professional accomplishments have been profiled through articles in People, Harper’s Bazaar, Allure, More, and Oakland Magazine, where she was the cover story for the 2008 “Best Doctors” issue. She has been a featured guest on The View, The Montel Williams Show, Later Today, and Bay Area local news programs. Dr. Rodan shares her knowledge and experience as both a dermatologist and an entrepreneur through speaking engagements at national trade meetings, universities, corporations, and women’s organizations.

Dr. Rodan and Dr. Fields are the authors of the book “UNBLEMISHED,” where they refute some of the most common misunderstandings about acne and present a groundbreaking guide to using over-the-counter medications to banish breakouts forever. Dr. Rodan contributed a chapter entitled “How to Zap a Zit” in the book, “The Experts Guide to Doing Things Faster.”  She has also co-authored articles in peer reviewed publications, such as, The Archives of Dermatology, The Journal of Investigative Dermatology, and The Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology.

Dr. Rodan is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology and a member of the Board of Directors for the American Society of Cosmetic Dermatology and Aesthetic Surgery. She is also a member of the Scientific Advisory Board for Nanopacific Holdings.

Together, Dr. Rodan and Dr. Fields received the coveted Cosmetic Executive Women’s Award in 2003 for “Changing the direction of the industry” with their creation of Proactiv® Solution.  

Dr. Katie Rodan

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