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Dr. James Rubano, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Male · Age 47

Dr. Rubano

Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

1096 Old Churchmans Rd Newark, DE 19713

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Dr. James Rubano, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and reconstructive orthopedic surgery.


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(302) 655-9494

Dr. Rubano accepts the following insurance:

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Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Coventry Health Care of Delaware
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Rubano's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Hip
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rubano treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rubano treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rubano treats Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rubano treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rubano treats Osteoarthritis of Knee more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rubano treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rubano's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Rubano, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and reconstructive orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
New England Baptist Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Duke University Med Center
Internship Hospital
1998
Hahnemann School Of Medicine, Allegheny University Of Health Sciences
Medical School
2004
1999
1998

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Rubano's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rubano

4.2

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1 Star
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Dr. Rubano is an excellent surgeon. Had right knee replacement and he was kind, courteous and explained everything. He has a great team and I would highly recommend him to anyone needing this type of surgery!
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I have been to Dr. Rubano’s office several times over past few years with knee problems. I am 66 yr old female who worked for a living standing and doing hair. My knees are just starting to really bother me and he suggested getting injections in both knees. 3 injections over 3 weeks. WOW.... saved me.... we just got back from downhill skiing in Colorado.....absolutely NO PAIN !! Thank you again Doctor ??
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Have seen him you several years. Has done several surgeries. Is available when I need him after a fall. Will take an X-Ray to be sure the many of my past injuries that are now full with metal hardware
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Great experience with my total hip replacement thanks to Dr. Rubano and his Assistant Tom. I would highly recommend them! Helen Pfeifenroth
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I wouldn't recommend Dr. Rubano under any circumstances. Never had a Dr with such rudeness! He told me that i did not have a condition I had been treated for?? And his reasoning made no sense. His PA was very smart and curteous and said my issue might be spinal and they would refer me to a spinal surgeon if the tests didn't show anything. Rubano was rude, did not ID an issue or refer me! I saw a spinal surgeon and problem fixed!
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Had my hip replaced in 2013. It's been a textbook replacement and while there have been problems that prevented a 100% recovery, none of them are due to Dr. Rubano, the surgery, or the hip. He is excellent.
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Had a knee replacement with Dr. Rubano. Everything goes so smooth. They have everything handled for you including insurance. Dr. Rubano and his P.A. Tom explain everything so well. They listen to you and answer all your questions.
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