Title: Physician, Internist
Company: RMCHCS College Clinic
Location: Gallup, New Mexico, United States
Gerald Rankin Robertson, MD, Physician and Internist at RMCHCS College Clinic, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in medicine.
Growing up, Dr. Robertson always knew he had an aptitude for science. Though he initially planned to pursue a career in the physical science field, he quickly realized he could better serve society as a doctor. After earning an Associate of Arts from Cameron College in 1964, Dr. Robertson earned a Bachelor of Science from Oklahoma University. By 1970, he had acquired a Doctor of Medicine from Tufts University. That year, he began his career as a house staff officer at the University of New Mexico Teaching Hospital. Remaining in that role until 1977, Dr. Robertson then became the president and internist at Cibola Medical Foundation in Gallup, New Mexico, a position he continues to uphold today.
As an active member of his industry, Dr. Robertson maintains affiliation with numerous professional organizations. These include the American Medical Association and the New Mexico Medical Society, among others. Reflecting on his myriad accomplishments, Dr. Robertson considers the highlight of his career to be the time he spent as the president of the Spal Medical Foundation, which is a nonprofit organization benefitting underserved communities. During his time in this role, Dr. Robertson helped facilitate a merger, which brought together physicians from multiple practices through the process of building a brand new clinic. He recalls it as a wonderful experience for everyone involved.
Outside of his medical ventures, Dr. Robertson spent 20 years of his life as the treasurer at United Methodist Church in Gallop, New Mexico. Likewise, when he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family. He is the proud father to five children and the doting grandfather to nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. As a testament to his professional success, Dr. Robertson earned an Award for Outstanding Service to the Hospital. He is also featured in several editions of Who’s Who in the West and Who’s Who of Emerging Leaders in America.
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