Following graduation from Yale University, Dr. Ruderman attended medical school at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He interned at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in general medicine followed by Ophthalmology training at the University of California and University of Illinois. This, in turn, led to glaucoma fellowship training at Emory University in Atlanta.
Dr. Ruderman has been an active member of the Northwestern University academic community for more than 25 years. He is an Associate Professor and has participated in the medical education and training of medical students, residents, fellows and colleagues. He is the recipient of the award for outstanding research at the University of Illinois and the Heed Fellowship.
Dr. Ruderman has participated in community outreach and screening programs which provide care to the needy in the Chicago area. Dr. Ruderman has authored over 40 research articles and book chapters, and has lectured throughout the United States. Dr. Ruderman served as President of the Chicago Glaucoma Society, chairman of the Quality Assurance Committee for Ophthalmology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, and is currently on the Board of the Chicago Ophthalmological Society.