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Robert “Bob” Jay Rubin, M.D. was born to Mimi and Al Rubin on Aug. 13, 1952. Bob attended Longfellow, then Kolter elementary school, Albert Sidney Johnston Junior High, and Bellaire High School, where he was part of the National Honor Society and graduated summa cum laude. He attended the University of Texas for his undergrad, participating in the Phi Beta Kappa Fraternity and before going to Baylor College of Medicine, where he was first in his class. In 1947, he married his wife of 41 years, Marlene.
Bob Rubin was a member of the American Optometric Association, a Fellow of the American College of Physicians in Internal Medicine, and was chosen by Texas Monthly as one of the “Super Docs/Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America” for multiple years. He devoted 30 years to the practice of medicine with Associates in Medicine, a group which continued to support him when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor in 2008. Bob battled cancer for seven years, living as active a life as possible and seeing the marriages of all four of his children and the births of three grandchildren. He passed away at the age of 62 on February 25, 2015.
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