Craig Kubik, DO
Dr. Craig Kubik graduated from St. John Fisher College with a degree in biology. Dr. Kubik worked for the Genesee Hospital in Rochester, New York, as a respiratory therapy technician. He entered medical school in 1981, earning a degree at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, New York, in 1985. He completed a rotating internship at Delaware Valley Medical Center in Pennsauken, New Jersey, followed by an Internal Medicine residency at Mercy Hospital in Buffalo, New York. Dr. Kubik met his wife Sandra during training, and they eventually married and had three children Molly, Michael, and Emily.
Dr. Kubik also served in the United States Air Force, stationed at Holloman Air Force Base in Alamogordo, New Mexico, where he worked as a general internist from 1989 to 1992. He spent seven months in Saudi Arabia during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm during his service. Upon returning stateside, Dr. Kubik was awarded a fellowship in Gastroenterology at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas. After the fellowship, he was stationed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio, until he was honorably discharged with the rank of Major in 1996.
For the last 22 years of his career, Dr. Kubik has lived and worked in Waycross, Georgia. Dr. Kubik has served as President of the Georgia Osteopathic Medical Association and Chief of the medical staff at Memorial Satilla Health. He also holds volunteer faculty appointments at the Medical College of Georgia (Regents University) in Augusta, Georgia, and the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus in Suwanee, Georgia. He is a member of numerous professional organizations and has lectured at numerous medical proceedings.
One of Dr. Kubik's passions is medical mission work. He has traveled to Kenya and Nicaragua to practice medicine and teach endoscopic techniques to local physicians. For the last twelve years, he has been involved with developing and operating a free medical clinic that serves the working poor in Southeast Georgia who are without medical insurance. He serves as the volunteer medical director and is assisted by his wife, Sandy, a registered nurse. For his work, Dr. Kubik was honored in 2011 with the Jacobson Brotherhood Award for community service and was elected to the St. John Fisher Science and Technology Hall of Fame.
Dr. Kubik discloses he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.