David Haburchak

David Haburchak

Academic Appointment(s)

Emeritus Faculty


Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Previously US Army Medical Corps for 24.5 years, Chairman and Residency Program Director, Multiple Army Programs.

  • (706) 721-6685
  • AE 3011


  • MD, Medicine Johns Hopkins University, 1973

  • BA, Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, O Johns Hopkins University, 1969


  • ABIMID 1978

  • ABIM 1976

  • Physician License Georgia Composite Medical Board, 1987

  • PHY State Bd. of Medical Examiners, 1987

Awards & Honors

  • Best Doctors 2015

  • Best Doctors 2013

  • Excellence in Teaching Award Department of Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, 2013

  • J. Willis Hurst Outstanding Bedside Teacher Award American College of Physicians, 2010

  • Distinguished Faculty Award for Clinical Medicine Medical College of Georgia, 2006

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5077

    Ambulatory Adult Select

Teaching Interests

Emerging Infectious Diseases Sexually Transmitted and CNS Infections Systems Approach to Internal Medicine and Infectious Dis Application of Christian Ethics and Practice to Medicine


Selected Recent Publications

  • Pseudotuberculosis (Yersinia pseudotuberculosis Infection), 2017
    Book, Chapter in Textbook-New
  • Acanthameba Infections, 2017
    Book, Textbook-New
  • Is Child Sexual Abuse a Contagious Disease, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The Armadillo Factor: Lepromatous Leprosy, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Preventing Opportunisitic Infections in Patients with HIV 2016, 2016
    Book, Chapter in Textbook-Revised

Research Interests

Emerging Infectious Disease Syphilis and other STD Epidemiology

Department Service

  • Ryan White Quality Improvement Committee 1999 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair

College Service

  • Medical Ethics Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Anti-microbial Stewartship Committee 2008 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Peer Review Committee 2003 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Georgia Chapter American College of Physician 1999 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member