North Florida Surgeons

Dr. Robert F. Rubey, MD, FACS
General Surgery

One of the founders of The Surgery Group, Dr. Rubey has served as president of the group for the last 12 years. Dr. Rubey was born in Mobile, AL. He is married to Marie Myles Rubey and has three children, Michael, Ryan and Becca. Michael works for the Peace Corps and teaches math in Tanzania, Africa. Ryan attends college in Gainesville, Florida. He recently finished six years in the United States Marine Corps and fought in Iraq. He has a dog, Choxsie (a golden doodle). Becca teaches middle school in Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Rubey has previously served in many positions at Baptist Hospital, including Cancer Liaison Physician for the American College of Surgeons, Board of Directors for Baptist Hospital, Chief of the Department of Surgery, Chief of Section of General Surgery and Chief of Trauma Service. He has extensive experience in medical-legal issues and served on the risk management committee for many years. He was the clinical coordinator at the Baptist Hospital site for a multicenter research study involving sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer.

Dr. Rubey is an avid pilot and has been flying since 1963. He enjoys boating, scuba diving and reading fiction.

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