Rick Dobyns, MD

Clinical Professor, Family Medicine, (view Academic Profile)


  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Certificate of Added Qualification in Geriatric Medicine

"No one questioned what I did when I was a family physician in private practice. At UI I'm always challenged to teach, which forces me to explain myself. This keeps me from doing things that are not "state of the art" medicine."



  • Family medicine
  • Geriatric medicine

Education and Training


  • MSPH, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • MD, University of Minnesota Medical School
  • BA, Saint Olaf College, Northfield, MN


Family Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA