Craig D. Rubin, M.D.

  • Distinguished Teaching Professor
  • Sinor/Pritchard (Katy Sinor and Kay Pritchard) Professorship in Medical Education Honoring Donald W. Seldin, M.D.
  • Margaret and Trammell Crow Distinguished Chair in Alzheimer's and Geriatric Research
  • Walsdorf Professorship in Geriatrics Research
  • Seymour Eisenberg Distinguished Professorship in Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
  • Geriatric Medicine

Biography

Craig D. Rubin, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine and Chief of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis, and polypharmacy.

Dr. Rubin earned his medical degree at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School and completed a residency in internal medicine at UT Southwestern.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in geriatric medicine, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 1985.

Dr. Rubin’s research focuses on geriatrics, Alzheimer’s disease, and age-related osteoporosis. He has received significant grant support for his research and published numerous academic articles.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and of the American Geriatrics Society, for which he also serves as a representative on the AMA House of Delegates. Additionally, he is a member of several other professional organizations, including the Association of Directors of Geriatrics Academic Programs and the American College of Physicians.

Education & Training
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1983-1985), Internal Medicine
  • Internship - Parkland Health & Hospital System (1982-1983), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey- New Jersey Medical School
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • Association of Directors of Geriatrics Academic Programs
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
  • Society of General Internal Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
Honors & Awards
  • Margaret and Trammell Crow Distinguished Chair in Alzheimer’s and Geriatric Research, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Seymour Eisenberg Distinguished Professorship in Geriatric Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Walsdorf Professorship in Geriatrics Research, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Fellow, American Geriatrics Society
  • Fellow, American College of Physicians
  • D Magazine Best Doctor 2021
  • Geriatric Medicine Fund in Honor of Craig D. Rubin, M.D. 2020, Southwestern Medical Foundation
  • Southwestern Academy of Teachers 2019, UT Southwestern
  • Kenneth I. Shine, M.D. Academy of Health Science Education 2017, University of Texas System
  • Distinguished Teaching Professor 2017, UT Southwestern
  • Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award 2017, University of Texas System
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society 2017, UT Southwestern
  • Katy Sinor and Kay Pritchard Professorship in Medical Education Honoring Donald W. Seldin, M.D. 2016, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Outstanding Committee Service Award-Public Policy Committee 2015, American Geriatrics Society
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors 2014-2020
  • Each Moment Matters Award 2014, Faith Presbyterian Hospice
  • Alpha Omega Alpha 2014
  • Finalist for UT Academy of Health Sciences Education Innovations Award (SAGE Program) – Second Place 2013, University of Texas Academy of Health Science Education
  • Super Docs Texas 2011-2019, Texas Monthly
  • Innovation in Medical Education Award 2011-2012, UT Southwestern
  • Senior Geriatric Scholars Award 2009-2010, John A. Hartford Foundation
  • Best Doctors in America, (2006-2014, 2019-2020)
  • Best Doctors in Dallas 1999-2020, D Magazine
Books & Publications
Research
  • Osteoporosis
  • Dementia

Clinical Focus

  • Geriatric Medicine

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