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Joseph B. Kirsner Professor of Medicine Section Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Co-Director, Digestive Diseases Center

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David T. Rubin, MD

David T. Rubin, MD, is a renowned gastroenterologist who specializes in the treatment and assessment of digestive diseases. His clinical expertise includes inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis) and high-risk cancer syndromes.

Dr. Rubin performs clinical research related to outcomes in inflammatory bowel diseases, with particular interest in prevention of cancer associated with these gastrointestinal diseases. He is also interested in new therapies for inflammatory bowel diseases, better screening tools for colorectal cancer, and the genetics of inflammatory bowel diseases.

Specialties

Areas of Expertise

Medical Education

  • The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Internship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Residency

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Fellowship

  • University of Chicago Medicine

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Gastroenterology Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society of Gastroenterology Endoscopy
  • Crohns and Colitis Foundation America
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI)
  • BCBS PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
To Request an Appointment

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine (DCAM) - Hyde Park

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UChicago Medicine Streeterville

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To Refer a Patient

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At a Glance

Practicing Since1994

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology

Languages Spoken

  • English
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IBD and Colorectal Cancer Q&A

People with inflammatory bowel disease have a greater risk for developing colon cancer. David T. Rubin, MD, and Atsushi Sakuraba, MD, PhD, answer questions about IBD-associated colorectal cancer as well as what can be done to decrease this risk.

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