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Home  |  Doctors |  Scott Rubinstein, MD

Scott Rubinstein, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon with Fellowship Training in Adult Reconstructive, Spine Surgery and Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Practice Locations

2923 North California Avenue
Suite 300
Chicago IL 60618
Fax: 773-777-5927
150 North Michigan Ave
Suite 1400
Chicago IL 60601
Fax: 312-444-1954

Affiliated Hospitals

  • Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center
  • Community First Medical Center
  • St. Joseph Medical Center

Biography

Dr. Scott Rubinstein is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who provides general orthopedic care, with an emphasis on hip resurfacing, hip and knee joint replacement, and treating hand conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger and fractures. In most cases he is able to offer arthroscopy or other minimally invasive procedures, including hip resurfacing, a bone conserving treatment for arthritis and dysplasia.

In providing care, Dr. Rubinstein focuses on the entire patient, not just the injured joint. He takes time to get to know patients and understand their condition thoroughly. He usually begins with conservative measures, such as change in diet, exercise, physical therapy and medications, before proceeding with surgery if needed. He makes sure that patients are well-informed about their options and lets them make the final decision about what treatments to pursue. His goal is to restore patients to health and activity.

Dr. Rubinstein’s compassion as a physician is evident in his extensive volunteer work providing medical care and other assistance to the poor, which includes providing reconstructive surgery to injured Afghan refugees, traveling to Guatemala on surgical missions and managing a warehouse for a local food charity.

Additional Areas of Expertise

  • Reconstructive Hand Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Independent Medical Evaluations (IME)

Philosophy of Care

My philosophy is to provide high quality, compassionate and total orthopedic care. I recognize that orthopedic problems affect the whole person, not just the injured part. I strive to address all this to restore patients to health and mobility.

Education

Fellowship
AO-ASIF Trauma
Fellowship
Blodgett Memorial Medical Center,
Hand Surgery
Fellowship
Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital
Adult Reconstructive and Spine Surgery
Residency
Medical College of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency
University of Utah
Orthopaedic Surgery
Residency
Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens
Orthopaedic Surgery
Pre-Residency Fellowship
Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens
Orthopaedic Surgery:
Internship
Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
General Surgery
Medical School
Rush Medical College

Research and Publications

  • Manaster B.J., Mann R.J., Rubinstein S.A., Wrist Pain: Correlation of Clinical and Plain Film Findings with Arthographic Results.
  • J. Hand Surgery. 1989:14A:466-73 Presented at the Annual Meeting: American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Appointments

  • Associate Attending Clinical Instructor, University of Illinois Hospital Orthopaedic Residency Program.  Chicago, IL: 1991- present
  • Family Practice Residency Clinical Instructor, Resurrection Saint Joseph Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Family Practice Residency Clinical Instructor, Illinois Masonic Hospital, Chicago IL
  • Vice President, Medical Staff of St. Joseph’s, 2004-05
  • Secretary-Treasurer, Medical Staff of St. Joseph’s, 2002-03

Our Team

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Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna EPO, HMO, PPO, POS, NAP
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO, HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Beech Street/Concentra/Viant PPO and Workers’ Compensation
  • Blue Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, BlueChoice PPO, HMO, HMOI, HMO Advantage, Blue Precision HMO, Medicare Advantage, MMAI Plan (some physicians)
  • CareIQ, Rehab for Workers Compensation
  • CCN POS
  • CCN PPO
  • Cigna HMO, PPO, POS
  • CorVel PPO, Workers’ Compensation
  • Coventry Medicare Advantage PPO, HMO
  • Coventry PPO, Workers’ Compensation
  • Encompass (surgery network for injured workers)
  • First Health PPO
  • Healthcare’s Finest Network PPO, Workers’ Compensation
  • HealthLink Plans HMO, PPO
  • HMO Illinois (some physicians)
  • Humana MMAI, HMO, POS, PPO
  • Imagine Health/Smart Network (MRI/CT Services, Rehab Services, and some Physicians)
  • Longevity Health Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Medicare
  • MedRisk (Rehab services for injured workers)
  • MultiPlan/Private Health Care Systems PPO
  • One Call Medical Network (Imaging services for injured workers)
  • One Call Care Management (Rehab services for injured workers)
  • Orchid Medical (Rehab services for injured workers)
  • PPO Next (aka HealthStar PPO, Preferred Health Network PPO)
  • Preferred Network Access PPO
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • Premier Comp Solutions (imaging services only)
  • Savility
  • Sunrise Advantage Medicare Advantage Plan
  • Therapy Direct (Rehab services for injured workers)
  • Union Health Service
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO, Open Access, POS, PPO

IBJI providers are participating providers in the following workers’ compensation Preferred Provider Programs (PPP):

  • CorVel
  • Coventry
  • Healthcare’s Finest Network
  • MedRisk (Rehab/Work Comp)

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“Dr. Rubinstein is the best. I have been his patient since 2005. No complaints he takes good care of me as a patient. I would not go to any one else.”

“Dr. Rubinstein is fantastic…he takes the time he needs with you and answers any questions you have…Highly recommend!!!”

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