Dr. Lawrence Rubens, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery | Male

2131 E State St Athens, OH 45701 Get Directions
(740) 446-5890
Dr. Lawrence Rubens, MD
Dr. Lawrence Rubens, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Athens, OH. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

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Dr. Rubens' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    POOR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Rubens' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

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    Sanctions

    Dr. Rubens has received 10 sanctions

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    • Substance Abuse (9/14/2016)
    • Action Taken: Probation Modification Order
    • Summary: Rubens, Lawrence Michael MD: License # 35092837: SEPTEMBER 14, 2016 - PROBATION MODIFICATION. The State Medical Board of Ohio GRANTED the physician's request to reduce personal appearances to every six months.
    • State: Ohio
    • Substance Abuse (2/10/2016)
    • Action Taken: Probation Modification Order
    • Summary: Rubens, Lawrence Michael MD: License # 35092837: FEBRUARY 10, 2016 - PROBATION MODIFIED: The State Medical Board of Ohio GRANTED the physician's request for reduction in psychiatric treatment sessions to every six months an d request for reduction in drug and alcohol rehabilitation meeting attendance to two per week with a minimum of ten per month.
    • State: Ohio
    • Substance Abuse (10/8/2014)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Ohio
    • Substance Abuse (8/22/2014)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Kentucky
    • Disciplinary action in another state (8/14/2014)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Rubens, Lawrence Michael MD: License # 4301035396: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in Sister State Disciplinary Action and Failure to Report/Comply. ACTION TAKEN: The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Health Care Services has imposed a FINE and placed the physician’s license on SUSPENSION.
    • State: Michigan
    • Disciplinary action in another state (7/17/2014)
    • Action Taken: Revocation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: California
    • Unprofessional Conduct (4/21/2014)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Washington
    • Substance Abuse (4/4/2014)
    • Action Taken: Emergency Suspension
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Kentucky
    • Disciplinary action in another state (12/18/2013)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: California
    • Substance Abuse (10/9/2013)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Ohio
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    Dr. Rubens has 4 board actions

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    • Substance Abuse (12/14/2016)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Rubens, Lawrence Michael MD: License # 35092837: DECEMBER 14, 2016 - PROBATIONARY REQUEST: The State Medical Board of Ohio GRANTED the physician's request for approval of treating physician.
    • State: Ohio
    • Substance Abuse (12/10/2014)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Rubens, Lawrence Michael MD: License # 35092837: DECEMBER 10, 2014 – PROBATIONARY REQUEST: The State Medical Board of Ohio has GRANTED the physician’s request to approve monitoring physician. The frequency and number of charts to be reviewed by monitoring physician established.
    • State: Ohio
    • Substance Abuse (7/9/2014)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Rubens, Lawrence Michael MD: License # 35-092837: JULY 9, 2014 – PROBATIONARY REQUEST: The State Medical Board of Ohio has GRANTED the physician request for approval of physician to conduct psychiatric assessment.
    • State: Ohio
    • Substance Abuse (12/11/2013)
    • Action Taken: Other actions
    • Summary: Rubens, Lawrence Michael MD: License# 35092837: DECEMBER 11, 2013 – PROBATIONARY REQUEST: The Ohio State Medical Board has GRANTED the physician’s request for approval of treating psychiatrist.
    • State: Ohio
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Education

  • Medical School
    Univ Of Mi Med Sch

    Graduated in 1974

  • Internship Hospital
    U Calif San Diego

    Completed in 1975

  • Residency Hospital
    Henry Ford Hospital

    Completed in 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release