Dr. Seth Rubenstein

Patient Rating:

(4.8 out of 5 based on 318 Ratings)
Reston, VA

(4.8 out of 5 based on 318 Ratings)
1860 Town Center Drive Suite 220
Reston, VA
Phone: (703) 391-0211
Fax: (703) 880-1192

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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-elect.

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.

For Dr. Rubenstein’s complete curriculum vitae, click here.



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.


  1. Reston, VA

    (4.8 out of 5 based on 318 Ratings)
    1860 Town Center Drive Suite 220
    Reston, VA 20190
    Phone: (703) 391-0211
    Fax: (703) 880-1192

    Dr. Seth Rubenstein's hours at Reston, VA:
    Mon7:30am - 5:00pm
    Tue8:30am - 5:00pm
    Wed8:30am - 5:00pm
    Thu8:30am - 5:00pm

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  1. Clear and concise discussion of issues and options provided me with the "warm and fuzzies" that I wish I'd see from all of my doctors.

  2. Appointment scheduler was able to squeeze me in next day despite being a new patient, and forewarned me about parking issues. Desk receptionist was exceptionally kind and patient in helping another elderly patient fill out her medical history. Excellent overall impression and experience with both staff and Dr. Rubenstein.

  3. I've used Dr. Rubinstein for over thirty years and he is an outstanding podiatrist.

  4. Great experience. Should have come sooner!

  5. knowledgeable, listens to my concerns, and answers my questions.

  6. I was pleased that the X-rays could be done at the office and I did not have to go somewhere else.

  7. Easy online appointment system and great service by staff and doctor. Thanks

  8. Learned alot of information re how to care for my condition.

  9. Been going to Dr. Rubenstein for at least 25 years - maybe more. He is the best!

  10. Dr. Rubinstein is awesome and very knowledgeable as well as friendly. He does an above and beyond job checking things out and has really helped with my foot issue. I’m happy I choose him as a doctor and I’m excited to have his expertise get my feet back on track. I would recommend anyone with feet problem to see him.

  11. as indicated, i am very pleased with Dr. Seth Rubenstein and staff. i am seeing progress in dealing with my problem and expect it/progress to continue.

  12. Professional, knowledgeable and thorough.

  13. Dr. Rubenstein is the best

  14. First class. The best podiatrist I have [...]encountered.

  15. Dr. Rubinstein is wonderful. Had a very pleasant experience and my surgery went great. Would send family and friends to him without hesitation.

  16. Quick, efficient, professional! All positive.

  17. Doctor Rubenstein was very thorough. I need surgery, but he relieved a lot of pain I had in each foot.

  18. Dr. Seth [Rubenstein] is outstanding. He listens carefully, is thoughtful and deep in his analysis, and has a wonderful, pleasant manner. He doesn't just treat the complaint but looks for the root cause. I appreciate that he works with my other doctors. Excellent doctor.

  19. Dr. Rubenstein was kind and attentive and explained everything surrounding my foot and the reason for my visit!

  20. Dr. [Rubenstein] was very knowledgeable about my problem. My former podiatrist could not identify it.