David Rahn, M.D., is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. A urogynecologist, Dr. Rahn treats gynecologic and urologic disorders in women.
Dr. Rahn graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University in College Station, majoring in genetics. He then earned his medical degree at UT Southwestern, where he also completed a residency in obstetrics and gynecology and a fellowship in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. He joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2008.
He serves on UT Southwestern’s Institutional Review Board and is a gynecology representative on the Infection Prevention and Control Committee at Parkland Health & Hospital System.
Dr. Rahn's latest research focuses on the potentially beneficial effects of local estrogen therapy on the connective tissue of the vaginal wall and the pelvic floor of post-menopausal women.
He has written several book chapters on urogynecology. He is an author and reviewer for medical journals including the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the International Urogynecology Journal, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery, and the Journal of Women's Health.
Dr. Rahn is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists and is a member of the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, the American Urogynecologic Society, and the Dallas County Medical Society/Texas Medical Association.
Dr. Rahn was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania, but grew up in Houston. He comes from a family of engineers and eventually married one. He enjoys serving in church with his wife and playing soccer, camping, and building model rockets with their two sons.