We are so proud of our Doctor Bruce Ruben who received the 2018 Top Infectious Disease, Hyperbaric Medicine & Wound Care Specialist award in Michigan! 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, Dr. Ruben pioneered outpatient IV therapy and outpatient wound care. To read about Dr. Ruben and his award, click HERE.
Ruben is also a member of the Medical and Scientific Advisory Committee and National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA) board, an advisory board member of WoundSource, and serves on the board of The Emily Stillman Foundation in the Detroit and West Bloomfield, Michigan area.
Dr. Bruce Ruben is an expert in healing stubborn, non-healing infections & wounds. Offering services such as I.V. antibiotic therapy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, venous ablation, manual lymphatic drainage, unna boots, skin substitutes & more, Doctor Ruben and his staff offer these services to heal stubborn bed sores, pressure ulcers, bacterial infections, viral infections, burns, & other medical problems. His medical contributions are unparalleled & remarkably, patients can refer themselves.
The office phone number is 248-624-9800 or Dr. Ruben can be reached through our contact form found HERE.
Newly engaged Prince Harry & Meghan Markle request charity donations instead of wedding gifts. In fact the Royal couple chose seven charities which “represent a range of issues that they are passionate about,” the Palace said in a statement, including women’s empowerment, HIV, homelessness and the environment.
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Dr. Bruce Ruben of Encompass HealthCare & Wound Medicine was one of the first physicians in Michigan to use Twitter. Dr. Ruben embraced social media, Twitter specifically, as a way to educate his patients and the general public. One of the frustrations Dr. Ruben faced was Twitter’s 140 character limit. Today, Dr. Ruben, like millions of other Twitter users, is excited that Twitter has agreed to double the character count.
Double the character count to 280 characters? This excitement rivals my Mom telling me as a kid that school declared a “snow day!” (more…)
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The Oakland county boil water advisory due to the water main break in Farmington Hills, Michigan is nearing an end but it is imperative to follow instructions on how to safely begin drinking water again in order to avoid infection, according to Infectious Disease expert Bruce Ruben, M.D., Medical Director of Encompass HealthCare & Wound Medicine in West Bloomfield, Michigan.