Dr. Rubenstein graduated from the University of Rochester and then earned B.M.S. and D.P.M. degrees from the California College of Podiatric Medicine. After graduation, he completed a two-year surgical residency at Peninsula General Hospital in Far Rockaway, New York. He is Board-Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS). Over the past thirty years, Dr. Rubenstein served on numerous hospital committees, including the operating room committee, surgical case review committee and, more recently, the credentials committee. He has also served as section chief of podiatry at Fair Oaks and Reston Hospital.
Dr. Rubenstein has served as President of the Northern Virginia Podiatric Medical Association and as President of the Virginia Podiatric Medical Association. He has served as a Board member of the American Podiatric Medical Association’s (APMA) Political Action Committee, where he received national recognition for this work. He currently serves on the board of the American Podiatric Medical Association as President.
Dr Rubenstein was recognized by Washingtonian Magazine as one of Washington, DC’s top sports medicine providers (2010), top podiatrists (2012), and by Northern Virginia Magazine as one of the area’s Top Doctors (2013 – 2019).
Dr. Rubenstein lives in Reston, VA with his wife. He has 2 wonderful children.
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Dr. Rubenstein received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY in 1979. He received a Bachelor of Science in Medical Sciences and Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine in 1983 from the California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco, CA.
In 1985, Dr. Rubenstein completed a PSR-24 surgical residency at Peninsula General Hospital in Far Rockaway, New York.
Dr. Rubenstein is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and is a Fellow of the American Society of Podiatric Surgery, the American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine and the American Society of Podiatric Dermatology.
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[Dr. Rubenstein] was outstanding! His bedside manner with patients is superb. Highly recommend Dr Rubenstein!
Dr. Rubenstein was very attentive and really understood my concern (immune disorder, joint pain). I really felt heard.
Dr. Seth Rubenstein has treated my wife and I for many years now...I've always felt that he's not only one of the nicest and most congenial people I've ever met, but also a great doctor. He epitomizes his profession and I'll always recommend him to anyone that I've come across with foot and ankle issues.
Excellent as always.
Dr Rubenstein saved my life in 2015 with an early Melanoma diagnosis. He is very caring, and ...the best.
I have recommended our doctor to over a dozen people. Hope he never leaves and takes a permanent job in training other doctors although he's a born teacher.
Dr. Rubenstein was very efficient and through in his diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Rubenstein is great. Communicates efficiently and helped immediately. Answered all Qs.
[Dr. Rubenstein] takes care of me. He takes the time to thoroughly answer my questions
Doctor Rubenstein is outstanding !
Dr. Rubenstein was fantastic and I only chose Foot and Ankle Specialists due to what I read about Dr. Rubenstein. He was honest, straightforward, informative and very helpful. I will recommend him. Thank you
[Dr. Rubenstein] has been very upfront on my foot issues. This has made it easy to make the correct decision on what is needed to do next. The staff is always very cordial and helpful on every visit.
Dr. Seth Rubenstein and his staff at the Reston, VA office are fantastic! He cured my plantar fasciitis, and I recommend him to all of my friends who need help with their foot problems.
Good and timely service. Good service by all office personnel.
Dr. Rubenstein and his staff are extraordinary! Their concern for my well being and Dr. Rubenstein's encyclopedic knowledge, coupled with a talent for making his patients feel relaxed, appreciated, and unhurried is uncommon in today's environment. If I could, I would rate him Excellent +.
Dr. Rubenstein always takes the time to answer my questions and concerns regardless of how inane or nonspecific. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who asks.
Hoping for success
Overall, the appointment and experience I've had at FASMA has been a good one. I would recommend people to this facility.
Impressed with Dr. Rubenstein's care.
So pleased that someone actually listened to what I had to say and ordered tests based off of what I’m feeling not what they think the problem could be and completely ignoring my area of concern