Dr. Rodgers was born and raised in Nassau, Bahamas. He received his medical degree from St. Bartholomew`s Medical School in 1976 and completed his internship at Hackney Hospital in 1978 and later completed residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto in 1981 before performing Fellowship in Retina and Vitreous in 1982 and in Oculoplastics in 1983, both at the University of Toronto. Dr Rodgers has been a Diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology since 1982 and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (C) since 1982. In addition, Dr Rodgers has served as a consultant in Ophthalmology at Memorial University in St. John`s Newfoundland from 1981 to 1984. He returned to Nassau in 1984 to establish his own practice and serve as a consultant in Ophthalmology at Princess Margaret Hospital.
Dr Rodgers has been a pioneer in the treatment of presbyopia surgery. He was the first ophthalmologist to perform refractive laser surgery in the Bahamas as well as perform laser presbyopia surgery and optical keratoplasty surgery in the Caribbean and North America. Dr Rodgers has co-authoured papers and spoken about presbyopia surgery at numerous international ophthalmology meetings in the US, Europe and the Caribbean. Dr Rodgers continues to provide comprehensive ophthalmic care for patients and holds clinics for patients in the family islands. Dr Rodgers also serves a member of Associate staff of the Ophthalmology Department of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada.