Our Providers

Physicians, Physicians Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

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Howard J. Rubenstein, M.D.

Family Practice

HOMETOWN

Chicago, Illinois

EDUCATION

  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, August 1973 – June 1977
  • Medical School: Doctor of Medicine, University of Illinois College of  Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, July 1977 – June 1981
  • Residency: Family Practice Program, University Hospital, Pensacola, Florida, July 1981 – June 1984
  • Board Status: Board Certified by the American Board of  Family Practice, July 1984

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Valedictorian Hubbard High School, 1973
  • Phi Eta Sigma Freshman National Honor Fraternity, 1974
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Medical Honor Fraternity, 1975
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine – Granville A. Bennett, 1984
  • Fellow American Academy of Family Physicians, 1985
  • Who’s Who Among Rising Young Americans, 1992
  • Saraland Citizen of the Year, 1995
  • University of South Alabama College of Medicine, 2000
  • AOA Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award, 2000
  • University of South Alabama Department of Physician Assistant Primary Care Recognition Award, 2016

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Private Practice – Family Medicine, January 1985 – July 2018
  • North Mobile Community Hospital – Satsuma, Alabama, January 1985 – November 1987
  • Springhill Memorial Hospital – Mobile, Alabama, March 1985 – Present
  • Mobile Infirmary – Mobile, Alabama, October 1986 – November 2003
  • Providence Hospital – Mobile, Alabama, October 1986 – March 2004
  • Autumn Breeze Nursing Home – Eight Mile, Alabama, January 1985 – October 1991
  • Clinical Associate Professor – University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Department of Family and Community, July 1995 – Present
  • Associate Medical Director – United HealthCare, May 1999 – October 2007
  • IPA  Medical Director – Healthspring, November 2007 – Present
  • Local Medical Director – SouthernCare Hospice, September 1999 – October 2004
  • Chief Medical Director – Coastal Hospice, December 2005 – March 2013
  • Associate Medical Director – Gentiva Hospice, May 2013 – September 2014
  • Associate Medical Director – Saad’s Hospice, November 2014 – Present

SOCIETIES:

  • Mobile County Medical Society
  • Medical Association of the State of Alabama
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Alabama Academy of Family Physicians
  • Southern Medical Association
  • MENSA

COMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Saraland Lions Club,  1985-Present (President – 1989-90, Secretary – 1991-93, Director – 1993-96, Youth Chairman – 1997-2014)
  • Saraland Area Chamber of Commerce, 1985-Present (Director – 1987-90, Treasurer – 1990, Director – 1992-93, President – 1994, Chairman of the Board – 1995, VP Administration – 1996-2000)
  • Councilmember – City of Saraland, Alabama, 1996-2010  (Council President – 2004-2010)
  • Mayor – City of Saraland, Alabama, 2011-Present
  • Saraland Civic Forum, 1995-Present (President – 1998-99, 2005-2006) 
  • Team Physician – Satsuma High School, 1985-2007
  • Team Physician – Saraland City School System, 2008 – Present
  • Member – Saraland Planning Commission, 1996-2004 (Chairman – 2002-2003)   
  • Advisor – North Mobile Medical Explorers (Boy Scouts of America), 1994-2003