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In Memoriam
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Thursday
Aug222019

Tim Kuberski

Tim Kuberski, MD 

Dr. Tim Kuberski died on Friday, August 9 after a brief illness. He was 78. He was a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine Medical School in 1969. Subsequently, he completed an internship at UCLA, an internal medicine residency at the University of Washington, and an infectious disease fellowship at UCLA. He has a well-rounded career in the field of Infectious Diseases. He had done bench research for the National Institutes of Health, field studies as an epidemiologist on tropical disease for the South Pacific Commission and was a clinician doing private practice in Phoenix for many years. In 2007 he was selected as Clinician of the Year by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. For the past several years he was chief of infectious diseases at Maricopa County Medical Center. In addition to numerous scientific articles, Dr. Kuberski wrote "The Trembling Flu", a fictional novel based on several diverse real-life infectious disease events that occurred during the last half century. He was an associate editor for the Southwest Journal of Pulmonary and Critical Care and a frequent attendee of the Arizona Thoracic Society. His case presentations as well as his good nature and humor will be greatly missed. 

Visitation will be Friday, September 6, 2019, 5-8 at Hansen's Mortuary, 8314 North 7th Street, and a Memorial/Celebration will be Saturday, September 7,2019, 2-6 at the University Club, 39 East Monte Vista Road.