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 graduated from Rosalind Franklin University The Chicago Medical School in 1998 and 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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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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

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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. "
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Specialties

  • Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Urology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux

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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rutman to family and friends
3.1
based on 16 total reviews (5 with 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)

Stamford, CT |
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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in Summit, NJ |
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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in New York, NY |
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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in New York, NY |
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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in New York, NY |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rutman accepts 26 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
    Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Connecticare
    Connecticare HMO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Fidelis Care
    Fidelis Care HMO
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MedHealthInsurance
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • MVP Health Care
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • POMCO Group
  • SelectHealth
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
  • WellCare

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NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital
5141 Broadway
New York, NY 10034
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