Dr. Jay Rubinstein, MD

Dr. Jay Rubinstein, MD

Neurotology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Jay Rubinstein, MD is a neurotology specialist in Seattle, WA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med in 1987 and specializes in neurotology and ear, nose, and throat.


Seattle, WA 98195

Contact Information

(206) 598-3300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 96% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurotology
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

48  Conditions Treated


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9  Procedures

  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rubinstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rubinstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rubinstein to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rubinstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

The quality of my life has been reduced as a result of allowing Dr. Rubinstein to perform surgery on me. The outcome I was told to expect was not obtained, the "unlikely" side-effects all became a harsh reality for me. I feel like I would have been better off letting my condition go untreated.
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My worst nightmare, while performing a middle fossa craniotomy to repair a superior semicircular canal dehiscence. Dr. Rubenstein punctured my brain with the drill causing injury to the m-3 branch of the middle cerebral artery, which bled unnoticed by Dr. causing a stroke, I was rushed to ICU in...more
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I would give ZERO stars if I could! I have had vestibular dysfunction for 10 years. After 1 visit with this DR he decided I was faking and only had anxiety, even though the tests he had me take on subsequent visits all show unequivocal, tested truth of multi systems vestibular disorder. These...more
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Our appointment was very rushed. My biggest complaint other than ear pain and dizziness was overwhelming fatigue, kept repeating that. he diagnosed me with crazy things, and then told me to just keep busy to help the fatigue. I was almost comatose. A month later I found out I had MONO and this...more
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