Dr. Matthew Rutman, MD

Dr. Matthew Rutman, MD

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Dr. Matthew Rutman, MD is a female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery and urology.Read his story

Columbia University Medical Center Urology

161 Fort Washington Ave Fl 11

New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthFirst

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rutman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 99% of peers
TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Rutman's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Rutman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rutman "Matthew Rutman, M.D., Associate Professor of Urology at CUMC, is the Director of Voiding Dysfunction, Incontinence and Female Urology at Columbia University Medical Center. He is the Director of the Female Urology and Voiding Dysfunction Fellowship. He graduated with honors from Emory University and The Chicago Medical School. After completing his residency at William Beaumont Hospital, Dr. Rutman completed a fellowship in female urology, voiding dysfunction, neurourology and urodynamics under world renowned Shlomo Raz, M.D at the UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Rutman is board-certified in Urology and Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). His practice is limited to male and female voiding dysfunctions including urinary retention, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), interstitial cystitis, prostatitis, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, neurogenic bladder, urinary tract infections, and reconstructive female urology surgery for vaginal prolapse, urethral diverticulum and vesico-vaginal fistulae. He has authored over 40 book chapters and publications in leading journals and urology textbooks. His clinical and research interests are in male and female incontinence, vaginal prolapse, voiding dysfunction, urodynamics and surgical outcomes"

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rutman "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urology

2  Board Certifications

  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

44  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.

Education

  • Rosalind Franklin University The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • William Beaumont Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of California Los Angeles Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rutman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rutman's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rutman to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Rutman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I went to Dr. Rutman for an enlarged prostate. He spent a lot amount of time with me reviewing my tests and offering me multiple options. I felt he genuinely cared that I fully understood my choices and answered my questions in detail. After discussion with my wife I selected the green light laser...more
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Dr. Rutman is the best doctor out there. Knowledgable and skilled in every sense of the word. He saved my life!
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A fast-talker, know-it-all who missed a possible malignancy that a subsequent provider identified. Did a terrible job of setting expectations of treatment outcomes & blamed me, the patient, for being unrealistic. I've never had a physician talk to me the way this doctor did. He's not even a good...more
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Has 2 appointments Re: my incontinence situation. Mostly, Dr Rutman was OK. Personally felt that he's somewhat aloof. This kind of bedside manners leaves the patient on the cool side at least from my experience. He seemed nice. I was told I had OAB. After 2 months of med (Santura XR), no...more
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Other than for a UTI or Kidney infection i highly recommend him. He is professional & most of the staff there is nice. didn't want to see a male but the female Dr i saw there was beyond obnoxious & rude as well as the female NP. When referred to do procedure with a different female in the office i...more
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