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Dr. Rubin is a board-certified, fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Surgeon. His surgical practice is entirely focused on the care of Hip and Knee Disorders, including joint preservation techniques, partial and total joint replacements, revisions, and peri-prosthetic fractures, failures, and infections. In 2016, Dr. Rubin successfully authored, edited, and published the World's First Comprehensive Text on Anterior Hip Surgery, entitled "The Direct Anterior Approach To Hip Reconstruction," which is now the definitive reference for surgeons around the world who are learning and performing hip surgery using the minimally invasive direct anterior approach technique. Dr. Rubin is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS), a Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) an active member of the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), and is a Six-Time Faculty Member of the International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR). On January 1, 2017, Dr. Rubin joined the Clinical Faculty of Yale University's Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, where he serves as both the Co-Chief of the Adult Reconstruction Division and the Chief of the Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) Center For Musculoskeletal Care (CMC) Total Joint Replacement Program. In these roles, he will educate medical students, residents, and fellows, coordinate the clinical care program for patients undergoing total joint surgery at YNHH, provide quality improvement and outcomes assessment, and streamline the rehabilitation process for patients and their families. Originally from New Jersey, Dr. Rubin matriculated as an undergraduate Presidential Scholar at Brandeis University and graduated Cum Laude in 2000. He then graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction from the Tufts University School of Medicine in 2004. Dr. Rubin completed his Orthopaedic training at Yale University in 2009, followed by an Adult Reconstruction (Total Joint Replacement) Fellowship in 2010, focused on the Direct Anterior Approach with Dr. Kristaps J. Keggi and the Keggi Orthopaedic Foundation at the Waterbury Hospital in Connecticut. Following his surgical training and early practice with Dr. Keggi, Dr. Rubin spent five years in practice with University Orthopedics, Inc. and Lifespan, while serving as an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery on the Faculty of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. In this role from 2011 to 2016, he was actively engaged in numerous clinical research projects through The Miriam Hospital's Total Joint Center, publishing numerous scientific posters, papers, and book chapters. At Age 35 In 2013, Dr. Rubin was selected and awarded as one of the "Forty Under 40" by the Providence Business News, becoming the first Orthopaedic Surgeon to win this honor in Rhode Island. In 2013, he was elected to serve on the Executive Committee of the Rhode Island Orthopaedic Society (RIOS), and was invited to serve on the Board of the Yale Orthopaedic Association in 2016. He serves as an editorial board member and reviewer for a number of prestigious orthopaedic journals, is actively involved with the Arthritis Foundation, and was the Rhode Island Arthritis Foundation Chapter's "Medical Honoree" at the Providence Walk to Cure Arthritis event in 2015. He lives with his wife and two children.
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This content was provided by Dr. Rubin "As an orthopaedic hip and knee joint replacement specialist, I strive to provide the highest quality of care to patients with Hip and Knee Arthritis. I am dedicated to applying the most current medical knowledge and surgical evidence to help inform and educate my patients as well as their families. I am proudly affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital, based primarily at the YNHH St. Raphael's Campus in New Haven, CT, and also providing surgical care at the YNHH Westerly Hospital Campus in Rhode Island. Together with the nurses, therapists, and staff at these facilities, I provide comprehensive care for total joint replacement patients, while remaining focused on the safety and outcomes of these procedures. "
Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
Orthopedic Hip Surgery
Orthopedic Knee Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Difficulty With Walking
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Internal Derangement of Knee
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement Revision
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Replacement
Total Knee Replacement Revision
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Connecticut.
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.
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2004
Yale University & Yale-New Haven Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
Yale University & Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
Keggi Orthopaedic Foundation
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
Dr. Rubin has no media or publications listed.
Memberships & Professional Affiliations
International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member