Welcome to the practice, which is owned by Ran Y. Rubinstein, MD.
MEET YOUR SURGEON/PHYSICIAN: DR. RAN RUBINSTEIN
Dr. Ran Rubinstein, a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon has been enhancing lives through meticulous and patient-focused facial plastic surgery since 1999. Licensed in the state of New York and New Jersey, his journey to becoming an esteemed surgeon involved intensive education and training at some of the top institutions in the country.
His medical career took root at Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he completed a four-year program. This was succeeded by a five-year residency in head and neck surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey. To further refine his specialization in Facial Plastic Surgery, Dr. Rubinstein sought intensive fellowship training at the University of South Florida in Tampa.
What sets Dr. Rubinstein apart is his dedication to maintaining the highest standards in his practice. Since 2008, his in-office surgical suite has been certified by the Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies healthcare organizations and programs in the United States. This certification means that Dr. Rubinstein’s practice meets the same patient safety and quality standards as hospitals, a testament to his unwavering commitment to exceptional patient care.
Dr. Rubinstein’s role in university education and his broad experience further underlines his mastery in the field. When you choose to have your surgery with Dr. Rubinstein in his fully certified in office surgical suite you can be rest assured that you are in a comfortable, private, safe environment and in the best and most caring hands.
FAQ ON JOINT COMMISSION CERTIFICATION FOR IN-OFFICE SURGERY
When an in-office surgical suite is Joint Commission certified, it means that it meets the same patient safety and quality standards as hospitals. The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies over 22,000 healthcare organizations and programs in the United States.
The Joint Commission is an independent, non-profit organization that accredits and certifies healthcare facilities in the U.S. Its accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting specific performance standards.
During the certification process, the Joint Commission evaluates a healthcare organization’s compliance with their set standards. These standards focus on patient safety, quality care, treatment, and services.
The Joint Commission certification is typically renewed every three years. This ensures that facilities continue to comply with the highest standards of safety and quality.
As a patient, receiving treatment from a Joint Commission-certified facility means that you are being cared for in a facility that meets the highest national standards for safety and quality of care. It shows that the facility is committed to continually improving its care and services.
You can verify if a surgical suite is Joint Commission certified by visiting the Quality Check section of the Joint Commission website. This online tool lists all accredited and certified healthcare organizations.
Your Anesthesia Provider
Our organization utilizes Board Certified credentialed anesthesia providers with many years of experience and training licensed in the State of New York.
Our team is made up of competent individuals such as RN’s licensed in New York who will assist in providing safe patient care.
This practice educates staff upon hire and annually thereafter in hand hygiene and we follow the CDC guidelines for hand hygiene. We encourage staff to stay home when they are sick. We provide tissues and garbage cans throughout the facility and encourage everyone to cover their mouth when coughing or sneezing and then wash their hands.
Should you have a procedure or surgery in this organization we want you to know that we value patient safety. Therefore, you may hear us performing certain tasks or asking certain questions that may surprise you. Even though we may know you, we will ask you identifying information such as your date of birth or your address besides asking you to tell us your name.
We take a pause or a “time out” before we actually start your procedure to assure once again that we have everything that we need, and the entire team is in agreement. Only the physician performing your procedure will mark your surgical site.
This organization adheres to strict infection control measures before, during and after your procedure including but not limited to procedural technique, the environment of care, care of equipment and instruments, and education of all staff in the most up to date infection control measures.
PLAY A PART IN YOUR CARE
We encourage all patients to be actively involved in their care, so please speak up and ask questions of anyone in this organization.
MAKE A SUGGESTION
If you have a suggestion, please place this in writing and hand it to the receptionist or mail it to the office. We encourage all patients to be actively involved in their care.
SHOULD YOU HAVE A PROBLEM
Please be advised that if you have a grievance or concern the following mechanism exists: Ask for the grievance form from the receptionist. Or you may call the organization that oversees our compliance with standards of care The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations at 800-994-6610 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org OR The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc at 847-853-6060.
JOINT COMMISSION ONLY
If anyone has concerns about patient care and safety in the organization that the organization has not addressed, you are encouraged to contact the organization’s management. If you feel the concerns were not resolved through the organization, you are encouraged to contact the Joint Commission by calling 800-994-6610 or emailing email@example.com.