Dr. David Rubins, MD

Dr. David Rubins, MD

Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. David Rubins, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Bristol, CT and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1986 and specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, joint reconstruction orthopedic surgery, and more.

41 Brewster Rd

Bristol, CT 06010

Contact Information

(860) 585-3333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
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Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 94% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

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7  Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Joint Reconstruction Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wrist Fracture

32  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Total Joint
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Joint Replacement and Revision
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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.


  • Tufts University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Long Island Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Long Island Jewish Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • The Florida Knee & Orthopaedic Centers
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rubins has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rubins' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rubins to family and friends
25 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rubins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I waited so long to have a hip replacement.....but after interviewing a few doctors, I decided to go with Dr. Rubins. I am so glad! My experience and outcome with Dr. Rubins was excellent!!! He uses the most up-to-date methods so that my recovery was a breeze and I was back to work in three...more
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Dr. Rubins is great! Saw me in the ER when he wasn't even on call but I requested him! Surgery was done the following day (on my ankle even though he primarily does knees and hips). No issues during surgery or post-op! Would recommend him to family and friends without a doubt!
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The best experience from pre op to post op. Just follow the Doctor's instructions and you are good to go. Had a hip replacement 5 weeks ago and feel great. I had no pain after surgery. The best choice I could have made in surgeons. I had two other surgeons recommended to me and I am glad I chose...more
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