Dr. Robin has served as the Chair of the Department of Medicine at Stamford Hospital since 1973. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, and Endocrinology and Metabolism. He is additionally Director of Endocrinology, and in his administrative and leadership roles in medical education, he serves as Chair of the Graduate Medical Education Committee, Chair of the Continuing Medical Education Committee, and as Designated Institutional Official (D.I.O.). As Stamford Hospital is a major teaching campus of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Robin represents Stamford Hospital at the medical school as Associate Dean. His academic appointment at Columbia is Professor of Clinical Medicine.
Throughout his career, Dr. Robin has been the recipient of many honors including recognition by New York Medical College for Excellence in Teaching, Teacher of the Year, Charles W. Bohmfalk Award, and Distinguished Educator Awards by Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Laureate Award and the Thornton Award, both given by the Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Physicians, the Certificate of Distinction for Fifty Years in the Practice of Medicine given by the Fairfield County Medical Association, the Physician Champion Planetree Award, the Fairfield County Doctors of Distinction Award, and the William Dock, M.D., Master Teacher Award in Medicine given by the Alumni Association of the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center.
In addition to his many teaching activities at Stamford Hospital, Dr. Robin has also been a Visiting Professor of Medicine at the Universita Degli Studi di Pisa, and at the Universita di Firenze Scuola di Medicina in Florence, both in Italy, as well as the Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Bersheva, Israel.
Dr. Robin is proficient in piano and violin and has performed with the Doctors' Orchestral Society in New York, the Boston Civic Symphony, the Concord Symphony Orchestra, the Stamford Symphony, and presently with the Columbia University Medical Center Symphony Orchestra.