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Dr. Laura Rubinate, DO

Ophthalmologist

Professional statement

Dr. Laura Rubinate, DO is an ophthalmologist board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and licensed by the Texas Medical Board. She is originally from Philadelphia, and received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. She then worked as a scientist at GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, while pursuing a graduate degree in Pharmacology from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. After 3 years in research and development, she attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL, receiving her medical degree in 2008.She then entered the military and completed her transitional internship at Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) and Wilford Hall Medical Center (WHMC) in San Antonio as an Active Duty Army officer, followed by a residency in Ophthalmology at BAMC & WHMC. She was then an active duty Army staff physician at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX from 2012-2014 and subsequently at BAMC from 2014-2016, when she was honorably discharged from the Army and joined our practice.Dr. Laura Rubinate has received broad training in refractive surgery including PRK, LASIK, and Visian ICL implants during her time in the military. She has done research on treatments for ocular burns, glaucoma shunt surgery, as well as a study on keratoconus diagnosis and links to sleep apnea.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • APWU
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Cornell University (Bachelor’s)
  • Thomas Jefferson University, Master's in Pharmacology
  • Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall Medical Center (Internship)
  • Brooke Army Medical Center, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • Medical School - Nova Southeastern University, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Female

NPI number

1093975336

Office locations

South Texas Eye Institute

2424 Babcock Rd, #101

San Antonio, TX 78229

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On a reported slow day, I waited approximately 1.5 hours before being seen. Once in the office though, I went from station to station quickly and efficiently. The staff took the time to explain things and Dr. Rubinate was great.
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It was a great visit. She was absolutely amazing. The entire office staff was very nice!
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I was very impressed. She was kind, down to earth and very attentive. She was thorough and detailed in giving me my results.
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Excellent
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It has been satisfactory. I have been going here for my routine glaucoma check-ups. I love the doctor and suggest seeing her for any eye concerns.
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Excellent doctor
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