Dr. Alan Ruby, MD

Dr. Alan Ruby, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
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Dr. Alan Ruby, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Rochester, MI. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.Read his story

1135 W University Dr Ste 330

Rochester, MI 48307

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Fidelis Care
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
  • Health Advantage
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Ruby performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Retinal Vein Occlusion
very high
more than 97% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 97% of peers
Retina Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Ruby's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Ruby "Dr. Ruby received his undergraduate and medical degree with high honors from the University of Michigan. In his residency he served as Chief Resident of the Department of Ophthalmology at Northwestern University. He was a Heed Fellow during his retinal fellowship training at Washington University. Dr. Ruby is currently Clinical Assistant Professor of Biomedical Science at Oakland University. Dr. Ruby has a special interest in diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. He is actively involved in a wide array of both basic science and clinical vitreoretinal research studies, and currently serves as principal investigator for multiple NEI studies. Dr. Ruby has been named to The Best Doctors in America is actively involved in fellow and resident education. He is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, Retinal Society, The Michigan Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, Michigan State Medical Society, and Oakland County Medical Society, and is a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society."


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  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Diseases


  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Macular Degeneration Treatment
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Michigan
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ruby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ruby's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ruby to family and friends
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Ruby's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Royal Oak, MI |
Expert, personable, supported by an office of cheerful, competent techs. So glad he's my doc.
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Goodrich , MI |
In the midst of a very busy office, Dr Ruby is kind, courteous, and communicative. Could not ask for more.
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Rochester, MI |
Really terrible picture, really fantastic doctor.
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in Southgate, MI |
Dr Ruby is an amazing doctor. I've been seeing him yearly for almost 9 years and he's always nice, caring and professional. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Ruby accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna EPO
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna PPO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Care Network
    Blue Choice
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    Aetna Better Health
  • Fidelis Care
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance POS
    Health Alliance PPO
    Senior Plus HMO
  • Health Advantage
  • HealthPlus
    HealthPlus HMO
    HealthPlus PPO
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care
    Choice Care PPO
    Gold HMO
    Humana EPO
    Humana HMO
    Humana HMOx
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
    Medicare Advantage
  • McLaren Health Plan
  • Medicaid
    Medicaid HMO
  • Meridian Health Plan
    Medicaid HMO
  • Meridian Health Plan of Michigan
    Medicare Advantage - Prime HMO
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina HMO
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health
    Priority Health HMO
  • Total Health Care, USA
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Community Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Ruby has admitting privileges

Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak Campus
3601 W 13 Mile Rd
Royal Oak, MI 48073
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