Bruce Rubin, MD

Bruce Rubin, MD, MEngr, MBA , FRC

Pediatric Pulmonology Richmond, VA

Professor and Chair of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Office Address

  • 1001 E Marshall St Box 980646
    Vcu Dept Of Pediatrics
    Richmond, VA 23298
    Phone: (804) 828-9602

Bruce Rubin, MD, MEngr, MBA , FRC

Pediatric Pulmonology Richmond, VA

Professor and Chair of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Asthma Pulmonology
  • Clinical Interests: Cystic Fibrosis; Mucus; Mucociliary Clearance; Sputum; Asthma; Expectorants; Mucins

Education & Training

  • Tulane UniversityTulane University
  • Tulane UniversityTulane University
  • Tulane University School of MedicineTulane University School of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical LicenseMD State Medical License2014 - 2016
  • VA State Medical LicenseVA State Medical License2009 - 2016
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatric Pulmonology
  • American Board of PediatricsPediatrics

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
    • Professor of Pediatrics (honorary)Wenzhou Medical University, 2014-2018
    • Jimmy Young MedalistAmerican Association for Respiratory Care, 2012.0

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Aerosol therapy for children: Unhelpful myths and future directions  Rubin BK, Resp Drug Deliv, 1/1/2015
    • Biomarkers for staging and evaluating therapy for idiBiomarkers for staging and evaluating therapy for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosisopathic pulmonary fibrosis  Hara Y, Shinkai M, Rubin BK, Clin Pulm Med, 1/1/2015
    • Secretory phospholipases A2 are secreted from ciliated cells and increase mucin and eicosanoid secretion from goblet cells  Tanabe T, Shimokawaji T, Kanoh S, Rubin BK, CHEST, 1/1/2015

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Aerosol therapy for the therapy  
      Williams R, Rubin BK
      Editors: CF. Diana Bilton, Andrew Bush.
    •  Chapter: Plastic bronchitis Page 577.0 - 581.0
      Rubin BK and Moskowitz WB
      Editors: Ernst Eber, Fabio Midulla.European Respiratory Society Publications, Sheffield, UK
    • Pediatric Bronchoscopy Chapter: Atelectasis, middle lobe syndrome, plastic bronchitis Page 149.0 - 155.0
      Priftis KN and Rubin BK
      Editors: K.N. Prifits, M.B. Anthracopoulos, E. Eber, A. A. Koumbourlis, R. E. Wood.Karger, Basel


    • Air and soul: the science and application of aerosol therapy Rubin BK, Respir Care, 36th Annual Donald Egan Memorial Lecture, 1/1/2010
    • The interaction between thymosin beta4 and rhDNase on the properties of cystic fibrosis sputum Rubin BK, CHEST, American College of Chest Physicians, 1/27/1995
    • Cystic fibrosis and airway disease Rubin BK, CHEST, American College of Chest Physicians, 1/27/1995


    • AARC Congress 2011 - 57th International Respiratory Convention & Exhibition The America Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), Tampa, Florida - 11/5/2011
    • What does it mean when the patient tells you: My asthma medication isn't working UT Chattanooga, Tennessee, 2008 ; Virginia Commonwealth University - Medical College of Virginia, 20 - 1/1/2009
    • Polymer structure and mucus clearance UC San Diego - 1/1/2008


    • Care for the pediatric chronic pulmonary patient Rubin BK, American Association for Respiratory Care, Professor’s Rounds DVD and CME
    • Pediatrics is Magical Rubin BK, Virginia Commonwealth University Creative Services
    • Macrolides: properties beyond antimicrobial Park CS, Shinkai M, Rubin BK, Pulmonary and Critical Care Update (PCCU)

    Professional Memberships

    • American Academy of Pediatrics - AAPFellow

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
    • Anthem KeyCare PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
    • Coventry Virginia - HMO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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