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About Dr. Sheldon Rubenfeld

Dr. Sheldon Rubenfeld, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 7 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Sheldon Rubenfeld is Good. Dr. Sheldon Rubenfeld has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 7 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Sheldon Rubenfeld is 3.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Sheldon Rubenfeld Md

3122 Robinhood St
Houston, TX 77005
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Specialties

Dr. Sheldon Rubenfeld has the following 2 specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Sheldon Rubenfeld has the following 18 expertise

  • Fatigue
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Infertility
  • Diabetes
  • Cushing Disease
  • Hormones
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Addison Disease
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Acromegaly
  • Diabetes (Types I & II)
  • Thyroid Diseases
  • Osteoporosis
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Impotence (Vasculogenic Impotence)
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
  • Gland Issues

Dr. Sheldon Rubenfeld has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Sheldon Rubenfeld is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Waste of time and money

Dr. Rubenfeld was condescending and confrontational. Did not listen at all. When his office called to deliver the test results, it was apparent that in our 20 minute doctor patient interview he had either not taken notes or completely disregarded them. Strangest part of my experience is that his verbal recommendation following the exam, blood work and ultrasound was counter to what he recommends in his book. Big waste of time and money!

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Four Stars

He is a good MD and the staff is very nice , just be careful with the Mexican lady in the back, she surely doesn't know how to poke you... I got bruises in my arm for about a week..

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Addisons Disease

Rubenfeld misdiagnosed me and I almost died. He was more interested in his book than looking at my symptoms. One look at the color of my skin and how off my thyroid panel was he would have figured out I needed a cortisol test. I called the office because I was getting worse and was told I "was having panic attacks." I know several other people who have has a bad experience with him. If reccommended, RUN!!! I had a great dermotologist who figured out something was not right and figured it out.

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Not a good doctor

Dr. Rubenfeld did not listen to me as a patient and was very condescending. He determined that my issues were psychological (seems to be a common diagnosis for him). The next endocrinologist I saw smiled at my experience with this doctor and said that Dr. Rubenfeld was a "character" and a "businessman." I think he was being quite diplomatic.

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Great

This doctor is very good. I do not understand these people who say he is mean for suggesting therapy. I know that many people feel that psychiatric issues are stil "bad", but it is a valid question when trying to get to the bottom of a problem. Many of the problems people have when having thyroid problems are the same as mental problems. So take it as something good and trying to help you as a whole person. Not just popping into the room for 2 minutes, getting numerous tests and labs and having to call and leave a message with a front office person and having to call 3 times before you get an answer (and being rude to when finally called back). A real RN calls you back with test results and they try really hard to make you feel comfortable when waiting-they check up on you and let you know he is coming to you next. It may be expensive but I'd pay more for good service than less for horrible service!

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  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1971

  • Boston City Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Please contact the office for more information.

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Sheldon Rubenfeld Md, 3122 Robinhood St, Houston, TX

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