Robert J. Ruben, MD

Chairman Emeritus, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Distinguished University Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Contact Information

P: 718.920.4646 F: 718.405.9014

Primary Location

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403


German, Spanish
  • Specialties & Focus


    • Otolaryngology - ENT
    Clinical Focus
    • Pediatric otolaryngology, communication disorders of children including hearing, voice, speech and language
    Research Focus
    • Dr. Ruben specializes in the diagnosis and care of infants and children with communication disorders including hearing loss, voice problems, hoarseness, unclear or delayed speech, and language abnormalities such as specific language impairments (SLI) of
  • Education & Training

    Medical Education

    Johns Hopkins University


    Residency Program

    Johns Hopkins Medical Center

    Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    A graduate of Princeton University and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and Research Associate at the National Institute of Health, Dr. Ruben’s research and writing have been focused on developmental biology, otology, pediatrics otolaryngology and the history of medicine. Recognized for his vast contributions to the field, he is a recipient of the Edmund Prince Fowler Award from the American Laryngological, Rhinological and Otological Society, the Schrelber Gold Medal of the National Association of the Deaf and the Award of Merit of the American Otological Society. Dr. Ruben founded the first scientific journal devoted to pediatric otolaryngology in 1978, the International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, for which he serves as Editor-in-Chief.
  • Publications
  • Locations

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403

    P: 718.920.4646 F: 718.405.9014

    Additional Locations

    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-2401 P: 718.920.4321 Additional Details
    Montefiore at 1250 Waters Place
    1250 Waters PlaceBronx, NY 10461-2720 P: 718.920.4646 Additional Details