Meet Dr. Citrin

Benjamin S. Citrin M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.C.P.

Dr. Ben Citrin graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wake Forest University, where he earned induction into Phi Beta Kappa and was the recipient of the Carswell Scholarship Award.  He completed medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.  During his training, Dr. Citrin co-authored research publications presented at both national and international medical meetings.

As a practicing cardiologist in Mobile for over twenty years, Dr. Citrin is board certified in clinical cardiology, interventional cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and internal medicine.  He is a current member of the Medical Associates of the State of Alabama (MASA) and the Mobile County Medical Society as well as a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (FACP) and the American College of Cardiology (FACC).  Dr. Citrin is also a former board member of both the local and regional divisions of the American Heart Association, the Mobile County Medical Society, Wilmer Hall Children’s Home, and Community Bank.

Dr. Citrin is a strong advocate for patient education in his community.  Over the years, he has presented a multitude of free seminars to the public on a variety of heart related topics.  He is also a local supporter of several organizations such as The Salvation Army, the Providence Hospital Foundation, Make-A-Wish Alabama, Team Focus, L’Arche Mobile, the Children’s Advocacy Center, Mobile Botanical Gardens, Friends of the Library, Mobile Medical Museum, St. Paul’s Episcopal School, and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.

As a passionate fisherman and single engine pilot, Dr. Citrin appreciates his coastal surroundings.  He and his wife, Julie, reside in Mobile with their four boys: Drew, Harrison, Jack, and Taylor.