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Bruce E. Ruben, M.D., Board Certified in Infectious Disease, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, and Internal Medicine

Founder and Medical Director, Encompass HealthCare, PLLC
Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee
National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA) Board Member
WoundSource Editorial Advisory Board Member
Frankel Jewish Academy

Dr. Bruce Ruben, internationally known as “The Wound Doc,” is the Founder and Medical Director of Encompass HealthCare and Wound Medicine. Board certified in Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease, and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine, Ruben pioneered outpatient IV therapy.

As a world-renowned wound care physician, Ruben is frequently featured in international peer-reviewed publications and is an in-demand speaker at high-level conferences and seminars. He is a sought after commentator in the media on issues ranging from infectious disease to advanced hyperbaric oxygen therapies.

Dr. Ruben was only one of four physicians in Michigan who earned certification in Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine and Mixed Gas Diving from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. In 2010, Ruben, a seasoned entrepreneur, realized his goal of launching a barrier-free outpatient center where patients could be treated with compassion and dignity without the health risks and bureaucracies associated with hospital care.

His authorship includes articles in The United Kingdom's peer-reviewed Wounds International, Wound Care Today, New Mobility Magazine, and he is a frequent blogger for WoundSource. Dr. Ruben is a member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee for the National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), an advisory board member of WoundSource, and he serves on the board of The Emily Stillman Foundation.

Follow Dr. Ruben on Twitter at @EncompassCareMI and on his popular Facebook page at /EncompassHealthCare.