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Valeria J. Rubinstein, MD

New York, NY 10016
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About Valeria J. Rubinstein MD

Valeria J. Rubinstein, MD is a health care provider primarily located in New York, NY. She has 22 years of experience. Her specialties include Ophthalmology.

Valeria Rubinstein has received the following awards:


New York Medical & Surgical Eye Care 110 East 40th Street Suite 404 New York, NY 10016


Dr. Valeria J. Rubinstein has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Valeria J. Rubinstein has the following 9 areas of expertise

  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Vision Issues
  • Cataract
  • Lasik Surgery
  • Eye Exam
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Eye Pain
  • Blindness


2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2014, 2013, 2012)

    Patients' Choice Award 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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2015, 2013, 2012)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition 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.


22 Years Experience

Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine

Graduated in 2000

Columbia University Medical Center

Graduated in 2005

Yale University School Of Medicine

Graduated in 2004

Dr. Valeria J. Rubinstein Accepts the Following Insurance

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Aetna Basic HMO
  • Aetna Better Health (ABD)
  • Aetna Choice POS
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Coventry FirstHealth
  • Aetna Elect Choice EPO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna Health Network
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna Medicare Prime Plan (HMO)
  • Aetna NYC Community Plan
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature (1199 & GEHA)
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Aetna Voluntary
  • Aexcel Open Access Aetna Select (Aetna HealthFund)
  • Aexcel Open Access Elect Choice (Aetna HealthFund)
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Essential Qualified Health Plans
  • Americhoice
  • Amerigroup
  • AmeriHealth HMO, POS, DPOS
  • Amerihealth Local Value Network - EPO - PPO MRF
  • Amerihealth Local Value Network EPO POS + PPO
  • Amerihealth Local Value Network HMO HMO + POS
  • Amerihealth Regional Pref Ntwk EPO POS + PPO
  • Amerihealth Regional Pref Ntwk HMO HMO + POS
  • Ameritas PPO
  • Amidacare Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Anthem CO Blue Priority PPO
  • Anthem CO Bronze Pathway X HMO
  • Anthem CO Gold Pathway HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Bright Health
  • Care Credit
  • Child Health Plan Plus
  • Cigna
  • Cigna (CAC)
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO, Choice Fund PPO
  • Cigna/Great West
  • Clover Health
  • Coresource
  • Corvel
  • Coventry
  • Coventry First Health (Commercial)
  • Coventry/First Health/Mail Handlers Benefit
  • Elderplan
  • Emblem
  • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • EmblemHealth
  • EmblemHealthEPO
  • EmblemHealthHMO
  • EmblemHealthPOS
  • EmblemHealthPPO
  • Empire BCBS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Wellpoint) EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Wellpoint) HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Wellpoint) POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield (Wellpoint) PPO
  • Empire Blue Priority EPO
  • Empire HMO
  • Empire HMO Bronze Individual via Exchange
  • Empire Plan - NYSHIP
  • Empire PPO
  • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Excellus BCBS Base Bronze Silver Gold Platinum Plans
  • Excellus BCBS Bassett Preferred Gold/Silver - Tier 1
  • Excellus BluePPO
  • Excellus HMOBlue
  • Fidelis
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthFirst
  • HIP
  • Horizon Advantage EPO
  • Horizon BCBS
  • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER1
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Horizon HMO
  • Horizon OMNIA
  • Horizon POS
  • Humana
  • Humana Choice Care PPO
  • MagnaCare
  • MediBlue
  • Medicaid NY
  • Medicaid NY Emblem Health (Formerly known as HIP)
  • Medicaid NY Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus (Formerly knows as Amerigroup)
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Medicare HMO
  • Meridian (Medicaid)
  • Metroplus
  • Multiplan
  • Multiplan PHCS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • National Benefit Fund For Home Care Employees
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Nippon Life Insurance Co of America
  • Open Access Plus
  • Oscar Health
  • Oscar Insurance NY
  • Oxford
  • Oxford - Freedom & Liberty
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Freedom Plan
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Metro
  • Pomco
  • PPO
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Choice
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus
  • United Healthcare Select
  • United HealthCare Select Plus
  • United Medicare Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY Choice Medicare
  • Wellcare
  • Workers Compensation
  • World Trade Center Health Program

More about Dr. Valeria J. Rubinstein

Meet Dr. Valeria Rubinstein

Valeria Rubinstein is a board certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained glaucoma specialist. Dr. Rubinstein graduated from University of Chicago to receive her B.S. in Psychology with honors. She attended Northwestern University School of Medicine to receive her M.D. and Yale University School of Medicine for her residency training in ophthalmology. She completed her clinical and surgical fellowship in glaucoma at Columbia University Medical Center/New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

Prior to starting private practice, Dr. Rubinstein was the principal glaucoma specialist and surgeon at Harlem Hospital and Beth Israel Medical Center. Since her medical training, Dr. Rubinstein has been dedicated to resident physician education. She was a resident instructor at Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital and is currently an adjunct attending at New York Eye & Ear Infirmary where she assists in resident training.

Dr. Rubinstein is a comprehensive ophthalmologist that specializes in adult glaucoma care utilizing the latest laser and surgical techniques. This includes selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT), laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI), glaucoma drainage device implants (Baerveldt, Ahmed, Molteno), trabeculectomy as well as minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) which includes procedures such as, iStent, kahook dual blade, OMNI glaucoma treatment system, endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation and micropulse/transcleral cyclophotocoagulation laser.

Dr. Rubinstein also performs small incision, sutureless cataract surgery with the option for Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery and implantation of both standard and premium intraocular lenses (multifocal, extended depth of focus and astigmatic correcting intraocular lenses).