Dr. Michael Rubinstein, MD

Upper Extremity | Sports Medicine

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.5 out of 5
104 Ratings

Brief Bio

Dr. Michael Rubinstein, M.D. is a talented, experienced orthopedic surgeon with a specialty in upper extremity. Dr. Rubinstein was one of the first surgeons to broaden their specialty to include the entire area of upper extremities, including neck, shoulder, hand, and elbow.

Dr. Rubinstein is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Surgery of the Hand from American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. His professional memberships include American College of Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, California Orthopaedic Association, American Medical Association and Orange County Medical Association.

Dr. Rubinstein comes to Fullerton Orthopedic with a medical degree from New York Medical College, residencies at Lenox Hill Hospital, and Boston Children’s Hospital, and a fellowship from Harvard University.


  • Undergraduate School: Harvard University
  • Medical School: New York Medical College
  • Internship: Lennox Hill Hospital
  • Residency: Lennox Hill Hospital
  • Fellowship: Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Professional Memberships

National Board of Medical Examiners, American College of Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Orange County Athletic Directors Association, Arthroscopy Association of North America, California Orthopaedic Association, Western Orthopaedic Association, American Medical Association, Orange County Medical Association, The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

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Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
Friendliness/courtesy of Care provider
Likelihood of recommending Care provider
Care provider efforts to include in decisions
Care provider explanations of prob/condition
Care provider concern for questions/worries
Patients' confidence in Care provider
Care provider spoke using clear language


Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
May 8, 2019
Dr. Rubenstein is very personable and knowledgeable. He operated on my wrist several years ago, and did a wonderful job. Thus, I have confidence in his care and diagnosis.

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