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Robert J. Ruben, MD

Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery
Practice Specialty
Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (ENT), Pediatrics - Otolaryngology - ENT
Medical Education
Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Academic Title
Distinguished University Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery
Administrative Title
Chairman Emeritus, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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
German, Spanish
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.