Lewis Phillip Rubin, MD| Neonatology | MedStar Health

Lewis Phillip Rubin, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialties: Neonatology

Languages: English

About me

Lewis P. Rubin, MPhil, MD, is Professor and Vice Chair (Research) of Pediatrics at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington. Dr. Rubin is a recognized authority on intensive care of premature babies and infants who have complex metabolic, cardiorespiratory, or neurodevelopmental disorders or multiple congenital anomalies. He has been an international consultant in women’s and infant care and organization of healthcare services. His scientific research focuses on pregnancy and newborn nutrition and development, nutritional neuroscience, developmental epigenetics and genomics, and clinical trials. Dr. Rubin received his M.Phil. and M.D. from Yale University and trained in pediatrics, newborn medicine, and molecular endocrinology at Harvard. Before being recruited to Georgetown in 2018, he was a faculty member at Brown University/ Women & Infants’ Hospital of Rhode Island, and professor and chief of neonatology at the Cleveland Clinic, University of South Florida, and Texas Tech University. He holds leadership positions in the American Pediatric Society, American Society for Nutrition, and International Carotenoid Society and has been listed in Best Doctors in America annually since 2007.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Birth Asphyxia
  • Body Cooling
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • High Frequency Ventilation
  • Inhaled Nitric Oxide
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Neonatal Bowel Obstruction
  • Neonatal Jaundice
  • Neonatal Sepsis
  • Non Invasive Ventilation
  • Omphalocele
  • Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Of The Newborn
  • Premature Birth
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Retinopathy Of Prematurity
  • Therapeutic Hypothermia
  • Umbilical Arterial Line Insertion
  • Venous Line Insertion
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Birth Asphyxia
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome
  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Neonatal Bowel Obstruction
  • Neonatal Jaundice
  • Neonatal Sepsis
  • Omphalocele
  • Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension Of The Newborn
  • Premature Birth
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Retinopathy Of Prematurity
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Procedures I perform

  • Body Cooling
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
  • High Frequency Ventilation
  • Inhaled Nitric Oxide
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Non Invasive Ventilation
  • Therapeutic Hypothermia
  • Umbilical Arterial Line Insertion
  • Venous Line Insertion
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
Main Bldg 3rd Fl Rm 3400
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8569

Fax 202-444-4747

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Fax 202-444-4747

Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • CFBCBS EPO
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)"
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Advantage Signature and Select (aka Senior Advantage)"
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO"
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)"
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Tricare Prime
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus

Education

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics

Board Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Fellowship Program: Brigham and Women's Hospital (1989)

Fellowship Program: Boston Childrens Hospital (1987)

Internship/Residency: Boston Childrens Hospital (1985)

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine (1982)

Awards

  • Best Doctors in America, annually from 2006 Fellow, American Pediatric Society Inaugural Fellow, International Carotenoid Society