Wayne Rubinstein, MD

Specialty: NeurologyNeurophysiologySleep Medicine

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Wayne Rubinstein, MD

Specialty: NeurologyNeurophysiologySleep Medicine

Independent practitioner Advocate Medical Group provider

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Advocate Medical Group

1875 Dempster Street

Suite 625

Park Ridge, IL 60068

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Office: 847-723-4088

Fax: 847-627-8700

Meet Wayne Rubinstein, MD

About me

  • Gender:
  • Primary area of focus: Multiple Sclerosis
  • Clinical interests: EpilepsyMultiple SclerosisMyasthenia GravisNarcolepsySeizure DisordersSleep ApneaSleep Disorders
  • Related website: https://www.advocatehealth.com/amg/



  • Fellowship: University of Chicago Medical Center, Neurology
  • Residency: University of Chicago Medical Center, Neurology
  • Internship: University of Chicago Medical Center
  • Medical School: University of Chicago

Board certifications

  • Neurology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Sleep Medicine

Hospital affiliations

  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Insurance accepted

  • AAH Preferred – Team Member Plan
  • AAH Select – Team Member Plan
  • AARP Medicare Advantage Access HMO
  • Aetna Better Health Premier Plan MMAI
  • Aetna Coventry (Aetna Medicare) HMO
  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice (MC) POS
  • Aetna Medicare HMO
  • Aetna Medicare POS
  • Aetna Medicare PPO
  • Aetna Medicare Value Plan PPO
  • Aetna NAP - PPO
  • Aetna Open Choice PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Premier Care Network
  • Aetna Select
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna State of Illinois HMO
  • Aetna State of Illinois Open Access Plus
  • Aetna State of Illinois PPO
  • Aetna Value Performance Network
  • Beech Street Network PPO
  • Benefit Plan Administrators (BPA)
  • Benefits Services and Systems, Inc
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Community FHP
  • Blue Cross Community ICP
  • Blue Cross Community MMAI
  • Blue Cross HMO Illinois
  • Blue Cross Med Select PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage HMO-POS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Blue Cross Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Blue Cross Medicare Supplement PPO
  • Blue Medicare Advocate Health HMO
  • Blue Precision HMO
  • BlueCare Direct
  • Cigna APWU Health Plan Open Access Plus
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna Health Partners POS
  • Cigna Healthspring True Choice PPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna NALC Health Benefits Plan
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna Open Access POS
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry / FirstHealth
  • Coventry Health Care HMO
  • Coventry Health Care Open Access POS
  • Coventry Health Care POS
  • Coventry Health Care PPO
  • First Health Network PPO
  • FirstHealth / Coventry Personal Care
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna EPO
  • Great West Healthcare - Cigna PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred PPO
  • HST Care Connect EPO
  • HST Care Connect PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Community Select HMO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana Illinois CCN HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare Supplement Plan
  • Humana MMAI
  • Humana National HMO
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana POS
  • Humana PPO
  • Medicare
  • Meridian
  • Meridian MMAI
  • MultiPlan PPO
  • SEIU – Local 4 HMO
  • SEIU – Local 4 PPO
  • Tricare Prime
  • UFCW Local 1546 Health and Welfare Fund (UMC)
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Advantage Value HMO - POS
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 1 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Complete Plan 2 HMO
  • UHC / AARP Medicare Supplement
  • UHC National Railway Carriers & United Transportation Union Health and Welfare
  • UHC Railroad Employees National Health & Welfare Plan
  • UHC/ AARP Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • Union Health Services, Inc.
  • Union Medical Care PPO
  • United Health One Golden Rule
  • United Healthcare Charter HMO
  • United Healthcare Choice Plus PPO
  • United Healthcare Choice PPO
  • United Healthcare Core PPO
  • United Healthcare Group Medicare Advantage PPO
  • United Healthcare Indemnity
  • United Healthcare Medica
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete Assure PPO
  • United Healthcare Navigate HMO
  • United Healthcare NexusACO OA
  • United Healthcare NexusACO R
  • United Healthcare Options PPO
  • United Healthcare Oxford
  • Wellcare Health Plans HMO

Ratings and reviews

Overall rating

based on 286 patient ratings.


May 28, 2020 5:09 AM

The Intel Health visit worked well for this follow-up.

May 11, 2020 1:17 PM


May 11, 2020 1:17 PM

First class experience.

May 4, 2020 2:09 PM

excellent Dr.office staff are wonderful.

April 11, 2020 11:03 AM

it was my first telehealth visit and it went great. my visit was scheduled as a 6 month follow up and I was in the office for my medication so I appreciate we didn't have to cancel.

April 11, 2020 11:03 AM

Everything was great.

March 27, 2020 12:00 AM

Dr. Rubinstein is always very informative about my condition and takes the time to talk in detail.

March 26, 2020 6:57 AM

Dr. Rubinstein is a superb doctor and person. He makes my life livable! Thank you.

March 4, 2020 11:03 AM

Keep good work. Bless all.

March 2, 2020 5:15 PM

The doctor was extremely professional and attentive.

March 2, 2020 5:15 PM

Front desk staff member did not greet me when I checked in for my appointment other than to just say "Name ?". No eye contact was made however she was all to eager to have me pay a $35.00 balance on my account.

February 25, 2020 11:48 AM

This appointment started before the appointment time. Dr. Rubinstein spent 60 minutes with me. He carefully read remarks composed by other specialists. He thoroughly added his own detailed notes. Such appreciated things have never happened before.

February 25, 2020 11:48 AM

Dr. Rubinstein was the most professional, informative, comforting physician I have ever had. I trusted him, believed the information he gave, felt relaxed, was treated respectfully, had my problem taken seriously. If more physicians were like Dr. Rubinstein, the health system in America would not be in such an undesirable condition.

February 25, 2020 9:31 AM

he was great as usual. I just had a baby so it was my first appt back since the baby. everything went great!

February 23, 2020 8:42 AM

Dr Rubinstein is an awesome provider

February 5, 2020 7:00 AM

I came to Dr. Rubinstein (Dr. R.) because of my stay at LGH in April he truly cared about me & what was going on. He even got me in to see a top rated specialist after I had left the hospital. This is a good dr. who not only cares for patients but follows-up to ensure that they get the care they need. In my 4 day stay at the hospital (Dr. R.) stood out as an exceptional dr. I owe him a debt of gratitude. Others could learn from him. The head of LGH should know this about Dr. R.

January 30, 2020 5:25 PM

Dr Rubinstein is extremely polite and efficient in his mannerisms and how examinees me.

January 30, 2020 5:25 PM

From the time I enter the waiting room the receptionist, the doctor's assistant and Dr Rubinstein make me feel welcome as though I'm a long time family friend

January 27, 2020 1:37 PM

Dr. Rubinstein is compassionate, great listener, most skilled Neurologist in the area. I would recommend him to anyone.

January 22, 2020 8:45 PM

didn't seem real well prepared

January 22, 2020 8:00 PM


January 22, 2020 8:00 PM


January 4, 2020 4:28 AM

Dr Rubenstein was an hour late to my appointment due to running behind. i was fine waiting for him. i did not like feeling rushed while he was in the room with me. He and I spoke about my levels and changing medications in spring and i get a call today stating that I'm changing meds right now. Dr Rubinstein has never ever picked up the phone to call me when there are important concerns. He usually has his nurses call me. that's is okay sometimes, but when something this sudden happens and important, in my opinion, I think the courteous thing to do would be to call the patient and briefly explain why things are changing so rapidly to ease the patients nerves and mind. having MS is scary and it's even worse when you never ever hear things directly from the doctor. it's frustrating and very unprofessional. I understand he is busy, but part of his job is to call patients back when they are facing serious changes and or issues.

January 4, 2020 4:28 AM

i was very disappointed in my experience with dr Rubenstein this last appt on 12/27/19. It felt very rushed and it felt as if he didn't have time to discuss issues that would effect me long term in regards to medication and what would be best for me.

December 23, 2019 2:24 PM

Dr. Rubinstein was professional, thorough, and empathetic.

November 30, 2019 11:32 AM

Excellent check-up and discussion with Dr. Rubenstein, an outstanding specialist.

November 22, 2019 8:45 AM

Dr. Rubinstein is one of the most thorough providers I've ever seen. He is compassionate and a great listener. I feel at ease even when I'm anxious prior to my appt. Takes his time, never feel rushed.

November 18, 2019 11:00 PM

I think he is one of the best doctors I've visited so far

November 18, 2019 11:00 PM

All good no bad

November 14, 2019 9:30 AM

As always, it was a good visit with satisfactory results.

October 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Rubenstein and his staff were extremely attentive to my concerns and and answered all my questions in verbage that was easily understood

October 9, 2019 7:00 PM

Great as always!

September 22, 2019 7:00 PM

Very kind and understanding

September 16, 2019 7:00 PM

All good.

September 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. R. is very thorough and explained where my strength had increased & decreased. We talked about options of & treatment along w/pros & cons of each. He takes and considers my concerns about the different treatments. I'm very blessed to have him for my dr.

September 11, 2019 7:00 PM

Excellent visit. Dr. Rubinstein is an excellent doctor.

September 8, 2019 7:00 PM

Expert care, personally delivered - and much appreciated.

September 7, 2019 7:00 PM

I have full confidence in Dr Rubinstein. He is one of a very few neurologists that fully understands MS. Dr Rubinstein is the 6th neurologist I've been treated by for my MS and the only one I've found that truly understands the disease. I constantly refer MS patients to him.

July 30, 2019 7:00 PM

This was my second time seeing Dr. Rubinstein. I had been seeing another neurologist in practice who transferred my care to Dr. Rubinstein. I am very happy with my dr. and all the staff, #1.

July 29, 2019 7:00 PM

always discusses any felt changes compared with last visit.

July 28, 2019 7:00 PM


July 26, 2019 7:00 PM

My experience was excellent. Hands down, Dr. Rubinstein was one of the best doctors I ever met.

July 21, 2019 7:00 PM


July 18, 2019 7:00 PM

If the provider is going to call you (the receptionists) and leave messages that if your late more than 15 minutes to your appointment, you will have to cancel your appointment for that particular day. The doctor shouldn't be 50 minutes late seeing you from time of check in to actual time seeing you.

July 7, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Wayne Rubinstein is a wonderful doctor, he is professional, caring, compassionate, and very knowledgeable in his field.

June 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Always a good experience Dr. Rubenstein is a very easy doctor to talk to he listens and cares about what you have to say, he also explains everything in a way that you just get what he is telling you. Only issue i have is that i have needed to reach the office for some information about a prescription he gave me and I NEVER get an answer at X?

June 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Good visit - excellent bed side manner - we had a good talk.

June 16, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Rubinstein is very knowledgeable and compassionate.

June 13, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Rubinstein is an excellent doctor.

May 19, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Rubinstein is the most knowledgeable doctor on ALGH staff regarding M.S. He is understanding of my condition and comforts me in dealing with it.

May 14, 2019 7:00 PM

He is God sent because going above and beyond to help me with my MS!

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

He is great.

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

Rubenstein is excellent. AMG scheduling is a nightmare. I had to call office mgr. to get an appt. because I am an employee & there were open appointments not being offered through AMG scheduling. I was told_____ for next appt. to see my MD. I am still fighting to get appt. w/my AMG PCP they said 8 mo.

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

He took time to explain and answer my questions. I never felt rushed.

April 28, 2019 7:00 PM

we are always pleased to see the doctor.

April 26, 2019 7:00 PM

The provider is great. the issues i have are with getting calls back regarding referrals and lab results

April 22, 2019 7:00 PM


April 2, 2019 7:00 PM

Dr. Rubinstein seemed a little discombobulated. His usual office had an over flow of doctors in so he had to go down the hall to another office.

March 25, 2019 7:00 PM

Very confident in his care.

March 22, 2019 7:00 PM

phenomenal experience.

March 18, 2019 7:00 PM

Very very good excellent doctor

February 27, 2019 6:00 PM

Dr. Wayne Rubinstein is top notch. I really appreciate how he collaborated with other docs, like Dr. X at the Johns Hopkins Transverse Myelitis Clinic in Baltimore.

February 24, 2019 6:00 PM

He was concerned about me and carefully explained MPI results and possible implications. He listened to my concerns and helped me feel more relaxed about the findings. He is very willing to see me as soon as anything changes. His staff was great.

February 22, 2019 6:00 PM

very professional and takes the time needed

February 4, 2019 6:00 PM

He's awesome. Woukd highly recommend!

February 1, 2019 6:00 PM

I think the use of computers disrupts the flow of conversation between medical staff and patients. I have the utmost respect for Dr. Rubinstein but the healthcare industry is now focused on electronic information rather than a more personal approach to healthcare.

January 30, 2019 6:00 PM

My experience with this doctor and all the staff has been very good. They care about listening to my concerns and looking for the best way to treat my condition.

January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

he's a great doctor

January 27, 2019 6:00 PM

overall good visit. waited over 20 mins to see the dr. was told I would get a phone call in regards to my next appt that needed to be scheduled as well as if I needed to wait to schedule an appt for a lumbar puncture. was never called. was told I could go straight down for BLOODWORK . went to the lab, they told me it was tests to run on my spinal fluid. NOT BLOODWORK. lab called the office. the lady at the front desk told us I needed to get the work done at my drs office not a lab.nthe lab tech told her it's not an order for blood work. she argued it was. she told him for me to call my primary doctor and have them "deal with it". at the nettles office. I don't have a dr there.

January 13, 2019 6:00 PM

short and rather inconclusive

December 12, 2018 6:00 PM

I think Dr. Rubinstein is a very smart dr. who knows what he is doing you and me are very lucky to have serve in your hospital.

November 26, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Rubinstein & office staff always courteous & kind. They listen well.

November 26, 2018 6:00 PM


November 19, 2018 6:00 PM

Dr. Rubenstine was excellent. I felt he really evaluated my concerns and took my issues seriously and did a full evaluation

November 2, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Rubinstein is a very good listener and always seems to figure out my issues even when I don't quite have a handle on them.

September 22, 2018 7:00 PM

Always efficient, on time and Dr. Rubinstein is a genius. I have complex medical concerns and his knowledge of the bodies physiology and anatomy is superb. I'm very pleased with his care and would absolutely refer him to friends or family

September 17, 2018 7:00 PM

He spent much more time and concern this time but only because he had an intern to impress:))

September 13, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Rubinstein is an excellent doctor.

September 12, 2018 7:00 PM

Very impressed he knows everything. I think a great doctor.

September 9, 2018 7:00 PM

very informative, and helpful

September 3, 2018 7:00 PM

very good visit

August 25, 2018 7:00 PM

always a good visit

August 10, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. R really takes time to listen, process, and understand my feelings and concerns. He is an amazing doctor who has my best interest and my health at the forefront of his mind. I appreciate him!

August 4, 2018 7:00 PM

it was an annual follow up appointment. All questions were answered and we took care of what was needed. Very professional and cares about patients.

August 4, 2018 7:00 PM

Visit was fine, it's just a long long way for me to travel.

August 1, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Rubenstein offered excellent advice and could not have been more helpful.

July 30, 2018 7:00 PM

Always listens and wants to help.

July 23, 2018 7:00 PM

I appreciate how Dr. Rubinstein clearly explains his recommendation and what was his decision making process. I was pleasantly surprised that he contacted me with my MRI results within the same day of my MRI.

July 23, 2018 7:00 PM

I have never had an unpleasant experience. Dr. Rubenstein is a blessing. I am thankful he is on my team!

July 19, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Rubinstein aLWAYS gives me superior care. He makes my life livable. His nurse X has been a godsend with all she does and resolves for me.

July 18, 2018 7:00 PM


July 17, 2018 7:00 PM

Very HELPFUL, as always - Dr. Rubinstein is ALWAYS helpful when I have worked with him.

July 15, 2018 7:00 PM

Very professional, informative, any pleasurable

June 28, 2018 7:00 PM

Excellent - It was my first visit and I am very happy to have him as my neurologist. He was highly recommended by my previous neurologist and my rheumatologist.

June 25, 2018 7:00 PM

Good visit. Very thorough. Nice dr. & staff.

June 25, 2018 7:00 PM

Punctual, on time, comprehensive and understood. Unhurried.

June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

I like the doctor , but the staff is not very helpul

June 24, 2018 7:00 PM

Dr. Rubinstein is one of the best neurologists around.

June 23, 2018 7:00 PM

Great visit

June 18, 2018 7:00 PM

carrying looking after patient best needs

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