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Specializes in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry • Male • Age 68

1827 Paseo San Luis
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Dr. Ruben's Experience


  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

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  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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Malpractice Claims not available

  • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.
  • Disciplinary action in another state  (5/16/2011)
  • Action Taken: Probation
  • Summary: Please reference the following Document
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
  • State: California
  • Professional Misconduct  (1/31/2011)
  • Action Taken: Reprimand
  • Summary: Dr. David Alan Ruben; License # G44789

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state. The Arizona Medical Board issued a Consent Agreement against the physician’s medical license resulting in a Letter of Reprimand and one year probation. The Arizona Medical Board found that the physician engaged in unprofessional conduct in his care and treatment of one patient. The physician prescribed high doses of pain medications for his patient without proper medical indication, and after he had learned that the patient was abusing drugs, he failed to properly monitor the patient.

    Action Taken:

    The Medical Board of California has issued the physician a Public Reprimiand.

  • State: California
  • Failure to keep adequate medical records  (6/10/2010)
  • Action Taken: Probation
  • Summary: Dr. David Alan Ruben; License # 11382

    Nature of Complaint:

    The respondent failed or refused to maintain adequate medical records on patients.

    Action Taken:

    It is hereby Ordered that the respondent is issued a Decree of Censure. The respondent is prohibited from prescribing any opioids for a period of 1 year. The respondent is placed on probation for a period of 2 years, subject to the following terms and conditions:

    1. The respondent shall enter into a contract with Affiliated Monitors to provide all monitoring services.
    2. The respondent is to complete the PACE prescribing course within 6 months of this Order.
    3. The respondent shall obey all laws and all rules governing the practice of medicine in the State of Arizona.
  • State: Arizona

1 Board Action

  • Failure to keep adequate medical records  (2/15/2011)
  • Action Taken: Other
  • Summary: Dr. David Alan Ruben; License # 11382

    Nature of Complaint:

    The respondent inappropriately prescribed early refills of opioid medications, and kept inadequate medical records.

    Action Taken:

    The Arizona Medical Board has issued the respondent an Advisory Letter. This is a non-disciplinary action.

  • State: Arizona

Education & Training

Medical School

University Of Arizona College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1974

Internship Hospital

University Wisc
Complete in 1976

Residency Hospital

University Wisc
Complete in 1978

Fellowship Hospital

University Wisc
Complete in 1979

Languages Spoken by Dr. Ruben & Staff

  • English
  • Spanish

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