Dr. Rubinstein completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Miami, and then attended veterinary school at Tufts University in Grafton, Massachusetts.
After graduation he worked for two years as a mixed animal veterinarian outside Atlanta, Georgia. He completed a rotating internship at the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Darien, Connecticut followed by two years working as an overnight emergency doctor in a busy New York City referral hospital. During this time he also volunteered his time at the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, NJ.
He then accepted a position in a dual residency in Avian and Reptile/Amphibian Medicine at Blue Pearl Veterinary Hospital in Tampa, Florida. He has lectured at both state and national conferences on exotic pet health issues.
When not working at Four Paws, Dr. Rubinstein enjoys spending time with his daughter, cooking, gardening, and volunteering his time to local wildlife rehabilitation organizations.