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Dr. Allan E. Rubenstein, IME, MD - New York

Allan E. Rubenstein, MD - NY IME Doctor

Comprehensive Neurology Services, PC
101 W. 79th Street, #3B
New York, NY 10024

(212) 974-3009  phone
(212) 974-1042  fax

Email:  arubenstein@cns-pc.com
Website:  http://nyulangone.org/doctors/1164539003/Allan-E-Rubenstein

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Neurologist.  Strong Academic Credentials, Numerous Publications, Several Books, 50 depositions, 25 court testimony, 50/50 plaintiff / defense ratio.

Medical Expert Witness Specialties  

Child neurology, adult neurology, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, lead poisoning, genetic and developmental disorders of the nervous system, brain tumors, neurodegenerative disorders, stroke.

Degrees   MD 
Years in Practice   37
Number of File Reviews   75 
Depositions   50 
Trials   25 
Average monthly hours spent in direct patient care   20 
Specialty Board Certification   American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1976 (Neurology)
American Society for Neuroimaging, Neuro-CT, 1982 (Inactive) 
Academic Training   Cornell University, B.A., 1966

University of Rochester School of Medicine, 1966 – 1968
Tufts University School of Medicine, 1968 – 1970, M.D., 1970

Intern, Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Harlem Hospital Division, 1970 – 1971

Resident in Neurology, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center
New York Neurological Institute
, 1971 – 1974

Post-Graduate Training   Annual Course on Radioassay Techniques, The Endocrine Society, Bethesda, MD, 1977

Medical Genetics and Experimental Mammalian Genetics, Jackson Laboratory
Bar Harbor, ME, 1982

Medical Societies   American Academy of Neurology, Fellow 1978 – 2004, Active 2004-Present
American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
Society for NeuroOncology
American Association for Cancer Research
New York State Medical Society
New York County Medical Society
New York Academy of Sciences (Inactive)
New York Academy of Medicine
Royal Society of Medicine
ABMS or AOA Board Specialty Certifications   American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1976 (Neurology) 

Hospital Privileges   NYU Medical Center: Adult and Pediatric Neurology 2009: Attending 

Mount Sinai Hospital, Neurology:
    1974 - 1981: Assistant Attending
    1982 - 2009: Associate Attending

Beth Israel Hospital, Neurology:
    1974 - 1976: Assistant Attending

Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens:
    1974 - 1986: Consultant in Neurology

1997 - Present: Comprehensive Neurology Services, PC Private practice of neurology.

2003 - Present: NexGenix Pharmaceuticals, CEO, part-time Privately-held drug development effort for orphan neurologic disorders.

2009 Clinical Professor of Neurology, NYU School of Medicine

Clinical   Established first interdisciplinary clinic devoted to Neurofibromatosis in the world. The clinic has been a model for over 25 other NF clinics in the U.S. and Europe. The clinic has one of the largest NF populations in the world.

Contributed to descriptions of numerous clinical phenomena in NF which expanded the spectrum of the disorder, including learning disability, progressive dural ectasia and adult onset meningocoele, congenital megacolon, congenital melanocytic nevi, benign brainstem tumors, xanthogranuloma, clustering of severe complications in NF kindreds, familial transmission of segmental NF, post-zygotic mutation in twins with NF, unidentified bright objects (UBO’s) on MRI, large deletion phenotype in NF-1, recurrent sporadic mutations in NF-1, and post-radiation malignancy in NF-2.

Organized first genetic counseling program for NF, which included individual and family counseling, crisis intervention, outreach and support groups.

Designated by New York State Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities as only NF outreach and Crisis intervention center in New York State.

Designated as participating center in National NF Foundation pilot project on clinical database for NF; participating center in first multi-center clinical trials for the treatment of NF-1.

Books   Neurofibromatosis: edited by Allan E. Rubenstein, Richard P. Bunge and David E. Housman. New York Academy of Sciences, NY, 1986.

Neurofibromatosis: A Handbook for Patients, Families and Health Care Professionals.
Edited by Allan E. Rubenstein and Bruce R. Korf. Thieme-Stratton, NY, 1990.

Neurofibromatosis: A Handbook for Patients, Families and Health Care Professionals.2nd Edition. Bruce R. Korf and Allan E. Rubenstein, Thieme, NY, 2005.

Teaching   Provided specialty clinic experience for adult and pediatric neurology, pediatrics and genetic residents.

Developed the first NF specialty rotation for genetic counseling students in the world with Sarah Lawrence College graduate program in Human Genetics and the Mount Sinai Department of Genetics.

Curriculum Vitae (CV)   CV of Dr. Allan E. Rubenstein, MD, IME  PDF document
Jurisdictions of Licensure   New York 

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