Dr. Seth Rubenstein

Patient Rating:

(4.9 out of 5 based on 228 Ratings)
Reston, VA

(4.8 out of 5 based on 228 Ratings)
1860 Town Center Drive Suite 220
Reston, VA
Phone: (703) 391-0211
Fax: (703) 880-1192

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Dr. Seth Rubenstein began his private practice in Reston, Virginia in 1987. He is on the active staff of Reston Hospital and INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital. He has served as podiatry section chief at both hospitals. Dr. Rubenstein is Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.

In addition to the list of services offered, Dr. Rubenstein also performs Extracorporeal Pulse Activated Treatment (EPAT), which is a non-invasive treatment for chronic, painful musculoskeletal conditions of the lower extremities.

Dr. Rubenstein is active in his profession and has received recognition by his medical colleagues at the state and national level. He currently serves as Vice President of the American Podiatric Medical Association. 

He has also received local recognition by Washingtonian Magazine as one of Washington, DC’s top sports medicine providers (2010, 2018), top podiatrists (2012) and by Northern Virginia Magazine as one of the area’s Top Doctors (2013 – 2018).

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 228 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. Dr. Rubenstein has a very comfortable manner about him. Informative and kind and providing varied options of care leaving decisions with me. I never feel pressured on a course of action. So far, Dr. Rubenstein is batting 1000 with my care which thus far has not required surgery, but when it gets to that point (and the Xrays show that it will), I'll feel secure in Dr. Rubenstein's care.

  2. This was one of the smoothest Dr's visits I've ever had. Kudos to the helpful staff, as well as the availability of a useful website for scheduling my appointment and downloading the forms ahead of time. Excellent all around!

  3. I was really impressed by the time, thorough knowledge and easy going treatment quality of Dr. Rubenstein. He really was very interested in giving me good care. He was very patient and took his time explaining all the details of his findings, potential causes of my medical conditions and potential future treatment.

  4. Dr. [Rubenstein] is outstanding and I have used him for over thirty years.

  5. He was excellent!

  6. Dr Rubenstein is wonderful.

  7. I'm very happy with the treatment plan I was given. I had surgery at the end of a year treatment. I'm very pleased with the results of the surgery. The surgery center where it was performed was amazing. Everyone I dealt with there was highly professional and caring.

  8. Top doctor!

  9. Dr. Rubenstein was very patient, clear, and helpful.

  10. He treated my problem very well. He made me understand why I am getting pain and what I should do so that it goes away. Very good doctor .

  11. I received professional and friendly care from Dr. Rubenstein in explaining my situation and the options concerning my care.

  12. Dr. [Rubenstein] gently by his confident presence exudes peace and confidence. I am impressed by his and Mrs. [Rubenstein's] professional, compassionate and excellent care.

  13. Friendly, professional, no nonsense in discussing my foot problems and possible treatments. Discussed timetable for surgery options and post-care. Was not in a hurry to move on to next patient, but rather thorough in his examination and explanation. Can see why he is one of the :Best Doctors." He was also recommended by my Orthopedic knee surgeon, who resides in the same medical building.

  14. Dr. [Rubenstein] was very soft spoken and explained things well

  15. Dr. Rubenstein is a great support to me and has provided me clear medical information concerning my foot condition, plantar fasciitis, along with medical codes and names to support my contact with my insurance carrier to cover the equipment and orthotics I have required.

  16. Always friendly professional can do attitude from every one!! Thank you for the wonderful experience [...]

  17. i always enjoy meeting with Dr. [Rubenstein].

  18. Wait time in exam room was excessive. I was face-to-face with the doctor exactly an hour after my scheduled appointment time.

  19. I have been a patient of Dr. Rubenstein for over a decade and enjoy my relationship with him and his staff. Dr. Rubenstein provides exceptional care and I feel his attention to better my condition.

  20. Dr. Seth Rubenstein showed keen interest in my problem and paid attention to my description of my concerns. His exam as well as explanation of my treatment plan was thorough. I will highly recommend him to others.