Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Methodist Academic Medicine Associates

Richard J. Robbins, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Richard J. Robbins, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Chairman, Department of Medicine
Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Areas of Expertise

Endocrinology, Thyroid Cancer

Clinic Information

Methodist Academic Medicine Associates
6550 Fannin Street, Smith Tower #1101
Houston, TX 77030

713-441-0006 phone
713-790-6617 fax

Academic Appointments

  • Chairman, Department of Medicine, The Methodist Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Professional Education

  • Bachelor of Science, University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, 1966-1970
  • Graduate Student, Columbia University, New York, New York, 1970-1971
  • M.D., Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, 1971-1975
  • Certificate, Chief of Service Course, Harvard Business School, 2003
  • Certificate, Certified Clinical Densitometrist, The International Society for Clinical Densitometry, 2007

Memberships

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Thyroid Association
  • Association of Professors of Medicine
  • The Endocrine Society
  • International Society for Clinical Densitometry

Administrative Appointments

  • Academic Council, The Methodist Hospital, 2006-present
  • Care Management Performance Improvement (CMPI) Steering Committee, The Methodist Hospital, 2006-present
  • Co-Director, Cancer Center of Excellence, The Methodist Hospital, 2006-present
  • Director, Diabetes and Metabolism Center of Excellence, The Methodist Hospital,2006-present
  • Executive Director, Cancer Data Repository, The Methodist Hospital, 2006-present
  • Medical Education Steering Committee, The Methodist Hospital, 2006-present
  • Meetings and Education Committee, The Endocrine Society, 2006-present
  • Medical Executive Committee, The Methodist Hospital, 2008
  • Chair, Search Committee, Director, Cancer Research Program, 2008
  • Chair, Search Committee, Director, Diabetes Research Program, The Methodist Hospital, 2007
  • Chair, Search Committee, Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery, The Methodist Hospital, 2006
  • Board of Directors, TMH Physician's Organization, 2006
  • TMH Research Institute Internal Advisory Committee (IAC), 2006
  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine (1978); Endocrinology and Metabolism (1984)

Research Interests

Thyroid Cancer (internationally recognized expert)