Rodrigo Pirmez is preceptor of the dermatology outpatient clinic of Santa Casa da Misericórdia - Institute of Dermatology Professor Rubem David Azulay. He works in different fields of dermatology, especially alopecias. He trained at institutions specialized in hair and scalp diseases - University of Miami, University of California San Francisco and Center Sabouraud - Hôpital Saint-Louis (Paris).
He is the author of book chapters and several scientific papers published in national and international medical journals. In 2013, he was awarded the "Mentorship Program Grant" conferred by the North American Hair Research Society (NAHRS). He also received a prize from the European Hair Research Society (EHRS) at the 7th World Congress of Hair Research in Edinburgh in 2013. He is a member of the Brazilian Society of Dermatology and European Hair Research Society.