Edward Lubin, MD PhD

Dr. Edward Lubin has treated painful conditions of the neck and back with minimally invasive surgical techniques in Florida for over fifteen years. Keep reading to learn more about his background, medical career, and his involvement in his community.

Neuroscience Education and Academic Career

Dr. Lubin was born and raised in New York City. He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, where he developed an interest in neuroscience. He went on to earn a Ph.D. in the experimental neuroscience at the City University of New York Graduate School and was admitted there to the Sigma Xi Graduate Honor Society. He taught neuroanatomy lecture and laboratory sections at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, both in New York City.

Early Medical Career

He subsequently earned his M.D. from Albert Einstein and took the Biomedical Science Honors Pathway. He completed a general surgical internship at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. After several years of neurosurgical training, Dr. Lubin completed his residency in anesthesiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and did an interventional pain medicine fellowship at the Yale University School of Medicine, after which he served as an attending physician at both Yale-New Haven and Connecticut Veterans Affairs Hospitals.

Dr. Edward Lubin’s Specialties

Dr. Lubin has dedicated his practice to the performance of minimally invasive surgical techniques for the relief of painful conditions of the neck and lumbar spine. These include vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty in the treatment of painful spinal compression fractures; minimally invasive lumbar decompression, where herniated discs can be removed safely and with smaller incisions; neck and back nerve ablation techniques; and minimally invasive lumbar fusions, where lumbar spinal stenosis can be treated with a smaller internal instrumentation footprint.

Community Involvement

Dr. Lubin has also committed himself to the performance of community service. He has served for years as the President of the Medical Staff at Winter Haven Hospital, a 529-bed community hospital in Polk County, and served as Chairman of its Executive Committee. Until recently he was a long-standing member of the Winter Haven Hospital Board of Trustees. He is also a current board member and vice-president of the Symphony Guild, the classical music performance society of Polk County, Florida, which sponsors public musical performances of all types, and funds youth classical music education with scholarship and direct aid.