Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

Fred H. Rubin, MD


Professor of Medicine

Chairman, Dept. of Medicine at UPMC Shadyside

Office: 5200 Centre Ave
Suite 405
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-623-2700
Fax: 412-623-1235

A.B., Harvard College, 1971
M.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1975

Intern in Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital McGill University Montreal, 1975
Junior Assistant Resident in Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, 1976
Senior Assistant Resident in Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, 1977
Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1978

Area of Specialization/Research Interest  
Improving the quality of care provided to hospitalized elders

After receiving his A.B. and M.D., Dr. Rubin trained in internal medicine at Royal Victoria Hospital then completed a fellowship in Medicine at Mass. General Hospital in Boston. He is certified as a specialist in both Internal Medicine and Geriatrics by both the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. In 1987, Dr. Rubin moved to Pittsburgh and to UPMC Shadyside, where he founded the Division of Gerontology, the Senior Care Institute, and the fellowship program in Geriatric Medicine. He co-founded the Pennsylvania/West Virginia Geriatrics Society, the regional Update in Geriatrics continuing medical education program, and Pittsburgh’s Town Meeting for Seniors. He presently serves as Chairman of the Department of Medicine at UPMC Shadyside. He has been listed in both Best Doctors in America and Consumer’s Guide to Top Doctors since the creation of these registries.

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