David Rutstein, MD, MPH is the Vice President for Medical Affairs for United Family Healthcare (UFH). As such, he is responsible for leading and developing the medical staff throughout the UFH system. As a senior health executive, public health expert, and clinician, he has created and led innovative clinical, administrative, management, emergency response, and executive level teams and organizations during a twenty-four-year career in the United States government.

Prior to joining UFH in 2011, Rutstein retired from the United States government where he held the rank of Rear Admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service and served as the Deputy Surgeon General of the United States.

Rutstein received a medical degree from Brown University and a Master of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has received numerous honors and awards from both the public and private sectors.

Last Updated: May 2, 2014

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