Gregory W. Rutecki

Gregory W. Rutecki, MD
Former Fellow (2010-2014)

Dr. Rutecki was born in Chicago, Illinois and received his MD (cum laude) from the University of Illinois. He completed graduate training in internal medicine and a year of nephrology at The Ohio State University and finished his kidney fellowship at the University of Minnesota. His medical career has included nephrology private practice followed by educational roles at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine (NEOUCOM), the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University as the E. Stephen Kurtides Chair of Medical Education and Professor of Medicine, and presently at the University of South Alabama.

Dr. Rutecki belongs to Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society, is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians, emeritus member of Focus on the Family’s Physician Resource Council, and a former Fellow at The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity. He has been honored with Teaching Awards including “Master Teacher” at NEOUCOM and the George W. Joost Award, Northwestern University, in addition to visiting professorships at the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, University of Florida, and The Gresham Lectureship at Kentucky Christian University. He has been included in the Consumers’ Research Council of America’s Guide to America’s Top Physicians for Internal Medicine and has been identified by the International Association of Internists as one of “The Leading Physicians of the World” for nephrology.

The New York Times, Baltimore Sun, & Fox National TV News have interviewed Dr. Rutecki on issues related to lifestyle-driven career choices by medical students and transplant ethics. He has published more than seventy peer review articles and eighteen book chapters and is an editor for the journal Consultant. He has been married thirty six years to his wife, Janis, and has two sons, Jared and John, and resides in Mobile, Alabama.

Updated Septmeber 2014