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Dr. Sidney Charles C Rubenstein has the following 1 specialty
A urologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the male reproductive system, as well as the urinary tracts of both males and females.
These doctors cover the kidneys, ureter, urinary bladder, adrenal glands, urethra, and the male reproductive organs which include the testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis. Some common disorders that urologists treat are urinary tract infections (UTI), stress incontinence, benign prostatic hyperplasia, kidney stones, erectile dysfunction, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and cystitis. These urological specialists also perform vasectomies and vasectomy reversals.
Dr. Sidney Charles C Rubenstein has the following 7 expertise
- Prostate Cancer
- Overactive Urinary Bladder
- Urologic Emergencies
- Erectile Dysfunction (ED)
- Bladder Issues
- Kidney Stones
Dr. Sidney Charles C Rubenstein has 1 board certified specialty
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Dr. Sidney Charles C Rubenstein is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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We were referred to Dr. Rubenstein last fall when my father was diagnosed with bladder cancer. He performed a prostectomy and neobladder surgery, which was extremely complicated. Throughout the entire process, Dr. Rubenstein was wonderful. He was so patient, taking the time to sit with my mother, father, and I at each visit and explain in detail the options, risks, and possible outcomes, while remaining completely honest and straightforward. He answered every question we had with professionalism and compassion. Today, four and a half months later, my father is cancer free. It has been a trying rehabilitation process but Dr. Rubenstein has personally guided my father through every phase of it, making himself available whenever he has needed him. He is an unbelievably gifted surgeon and I would recommend him to anyone.
I had a patient of his who I was seeing in follow up. This patient had significant complications so I attempted to contact him. When he called back he was incredibly rude both to my staff and to myself. Speaking with the patient, it became clear he is often like this with him as well. I suspect that he is not a pleasant person to work with and would hesitate to refer any of my patients or friends to him in the future. His office staff was incredibly pleasant, however.
I felt compelled to write a review after reading some of the other people's comments. Dr. R is extremely dedicated and cares deeply about his patients. I have been his patient since he first began practicing and he has never disappointed me . Once (many moons ago), I was operated on in the middle of the night, just so I wouldn't have to writhe in pain . It was such a relief. I don't know many doctors that do non-emergency surgery in the middle of the night . So I don't know who these other people have been dealing with but it certainly ISN'T the Dr R that I admire and respect.
So unpropfessional. The administrative staff began swearing and yelling when I asked if she would refax my referral request. Staff shouted "I don't work for her. " Take the crazy out of here" I was in tears by the time the MD took me in his office. He calmly apologized and stated "i'll take care of it.". I felt he really did not care at what I reported regarding his staffs behavior. She used the f*** word so many times when yelling. To make matters worse. When I was waiting for the MD to come in to do a procedure, I got a text. It was from an annonymous caller statoing"If you could read my mind right now, you would get shy." Right after this text the MD walked in the room to do the procedure. When the procedure was done. MD stated "your an nurse and know your body, we don't have to make a follow up just call me if you need me. No follow up?? He was trying to keep me away from the administrative assistant that had the unbeleivable behavior. So after being tramatized, I say run don't walk from Dr Rubenstein.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
29 Years Experience
Harvard Medical School
Graduated in 1989
Brigham & Womens Hospital
Dr. Sidney Charles C Rubenstein accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
- BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
- BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
- Harvard Pilgrim HMO
- Harvard Pilgrim PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
- Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
- Tufts PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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