David W. Rudy, MD

Clinical interests

  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Health Care Communication
  • Hypertension
  • Medical Education
  • Outpatient Medicine
  • Preventive Care and Health Maintenance
  • Primary Care Internal Medicine

David W. Rudy, MD


My name is David Rudy; I received my medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond. I then completed fellowships at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond and Indiana University Hospitals, Indianapolis.

I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology.

Faculty rank

Professor of Medicine


Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond
Indiana University Hospitals, Indianapolis

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Nephrology

Internal Medicine & Pediatrics

Med Peds Clinic

University Health Service Building
Third Floor, Suite 304
830 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0582

Call 859-323-0303
Call 859-323-0257
Fax 859-323-1200

Pharmacy services

We are located next to the Kentucky Clinic and across S. Limestone street from the Speedway gas station.

If you are driving to UHS, you can park in the Kentucky Clinic Parking Garage on Huguelet Drive or the UK Chandler Hospital Parking Structure on Transcript Avenue.

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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  1. Ockene JK, Hayes RB, Churchill LC, Crawford SL, Jolicoeur DG, Murray DM, Shoben AB, David SP, Ferguson KJ, Huggett KN, Adams M, Okuliar CA, Gross RL, Bass PF, Greenberg RB, Leone FT, Okuyemi KS, Rudy DW, Waugh JB, Geller AC.
    Teaching Medical Students to Help Patients Quit Smoking: Outcomes of a 10-School Randomized Controlled Trial.
    J Gen Intern Med. 2016 Feb;31(2):172-81.
  2. Hilal T, Rudy DW.
    Radiation-induced breast cancer: the question of early breast cancer screening in Hodgkin's lymphoma survivors.
    Oxf Med Case Reports. 2016 Feb;2016(2):17-8.
  3. Stratton TD, Rudy DW, Sauer MJ, Perman JA, Jennings CD.
    Lessons from industry: one school's transformation toward "lean" curricular governance.
    Acad Med. 2007 Apr;82(4):331-40.
  4. Elam CL, Stratton TD, Wilson JF, Rudy DW, Jennings CD.
    The Kentucky medical curriculum: continuing innovations in educating physicians.
    J Ky Med Assoc. 2006 Apr;104(4):147-52.
  5. Rudy DW, Fejfar MC, Griffith CH, Wilson JF.
    Self- and peer assessment in a first-year communication and interviewing course.
    Eval Health Prof. 2001 Dec;24(4):436-45.

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