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Richard S. Ruben, M.D.

rubenDr. Ruben is one of the founders and is President of Physician for Women’s Health (PWH), the nation’s largest single group practice dedicated to women and formed in 1997. He is also one of the founders and Chairman of the Board of Women’s Health Connecticut (WHC), which was formed in August 1997 by teaming with PWH physicians and an established group of health care management experts.  He has been practicing medicine for over 20 years and is the head of his local practice of 8 physicians in Danbury, CT. In addition, Dr. Ruben served as Acting Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Danbury Hospital– a regional teaching hospital whose residency program is affiliated with Yale University.

Dr. Ruben received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, magna cum laude in 1967 and earned his medical degree from George Washington University in 1971. He completed his internship in 1972 at the University of Pittsburgh and his obstetrics and gynecology residency training at Magee’s Women's Hospital in 1975.

Board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology, Dr. Ruben received special training in high-risk maternal and fetal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a Diplomate of the American Board of Ob/Gyn and a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.

Dr. Ruben's professional credentials also include membership in the Connecticut State Medical Society, the Fairfield County Medical Association, the American Fertility Society, and the North American Menopause Society. Dr. Ruben is included in the Connecticut magazine's list of the state's "Top Docs." Dr. Ruben began practicing with Physicians for Women in 1977.

Dr. Ruben was a Women's Health Connecticut Featured Physician in September 2011. Read the article: 
A Physician with a Vision.


This Physician's Patient Satisfaction Ratings
Friendliness and Courtesy98.6
Concern for Worries97.1
Confidence in Provider97.6
Likelihood of Recommending97.7
Staff Teamwork96.5
Scores are based on patients surveyed by Press Ganey between 12/1/16 and 5/31/17.
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