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Harry E. Rubash, MD

Dr. Rubash is a leading orthopaedic surgeon, researcher and educator who has made important advances in hip and knee replacement surgery, developing new technologies and improving patient outcomes.

Dr. Rubash earned his BS Summa Cum Laude in 1975 and his MD Cum Laude in 1979, both from the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his Internship in general surgery followed by a Fellowship and Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Rubash completed an AO Reconstructive and Trauma Fellowship in Munich, Germany and a Hip and Implant Surgery Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Rubash is the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at MGH and the Edith M. Ashley Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He specializes in primary and revision hip and knee replacements.

Dr. Rubash has earned numerous awards and honors from professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The Orthopaedic Research Society, The Hip Society, The Knee Society and the American Fracture Association. In 2006, Dr. Rubash received the Clinical Research Award for Outstanding Orthopaedic Clinical Research by the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation.

Dr. Rubash has shared his expertise at innumerable conferences, seminars and workshops throughout the world and has published extensively, including serving in editorial capacities for multiple journals and publications.

Dr. Rubash has written five major text books and published over 200 papers.