Dedicated to Providing The Finest In Surgical Care

Meet Dr. Christopher Rubano

Vein Specialist in Vancouver, WA

General Surgeon, Dr. Christopher RubanoDr. Rubano earned his medical degree at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in 1999 where he also completed his residency. He is a board-certified general surgeon and specializes in general, trauma and minimally invasive surgery, as well as venous insufficiency treatment.

Excellent patient care is a priority for Dr. Rubano. Because of this, he has invested time in multiple committees purposed for clinical excellence. He has also been chair-elect for surgery.

Outside of his practice, Dr. Rubano spends as much time as possible with his wife Jill and two children. When spare time allows, he tries to find time for an occasional golf game.


  • La Sierra University | 1994 - Magna Cum Laude 
    Bachelors of Arts Business Administration , Minor: Biology/Pre-Med 
  • Loma Linda University Medical School | 1999
    Doctor of Medicine 


  • Post-Sophmore | July 1996 - June 1997 

Post Doctoral Clinical Training 

  • Loma Linda University Medical School | July 1999 - June 2004 
    General Surgery Residency 

Post Academic/Leadership Positions

  • Chief of Surgery, Chair Elect -Southwest Washington Medical Center(SWMC)
  • Chief of General Surgery, Section Chair-SWMC
  • Medical Executive Committee/Medical Staff Officer-SWMC
  • Board of Directors, Southwest Medical Group
  • ACS Cancer Liaison-SWMC
  • OR Governance Committee-SWMC
  • Quality/Documentation Task Force-SWMC
  • General Surgery Residency Review Committee(Loma Linda University Medical Center)
  • Co-Chief Surgical Resident (LLUMC)
  • General Surgery Residency Council (LLUMC)

ACADEmic AWARDS in Medicine

  • David B. Hinshaw “Excellence in Surgery” award as the top surgical medical student
  • Vascular Surgery-Chief Resident of the Year Award
  • Faculty of the Department of Surgery and the School of Medicine “Teaching Award”

Board Certification & Licensure 

  • The American Board of Surgery | June 2005 

Call our office today at (360) 448-2047 to schedule a consultation with our experienced, board-certified surgeon, Dr. Rubano.

Your Local Vein Expert

  • Board Certified Surgeon

    Dr. Rubano is an expert trained physician specializing in multiple modalities.

  • Patient Focused

    Our patients care is our main priority & we treat each one with the same respect.

  • Compassionate Care

    You'll be in great hands with the staff at Vancouver Vein & Surgical Center.