"The finest results in any cosmetic surgery will always be a natural extension of the patient's own appearance." - Joel M. Rein, M.D.

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Born, raised & educated within the New York City complex of institutions:
Bronx H.S. of Science 1955
Columbia College A.B. 1959
Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons M.D. 1963
Surgical Intern @ Columbia Presbyterian Hospital N.Y. 1963-1964
Surgical Resident @ Columbia Presbyterian Hospital N.Y. 1964-1970
Naval Medical Officer, LT. U.S. NAVY 1964-1966. Served as Medical Officer in Viet Nam with 2nd Btn., 7th Marines as Battalion Surgeon- Medical Officer (1965-1966)
Plastic Surgical Resident @ Columbia Presbyterian Hospital N.Y. 1970-1972
Hand Surgery Fellowship @ Roosevelt Hospital N.Y. 1/72-3/72

Began my private practice of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery @ Greenwich
Hospital, Greenwich, Ct. in July 1972.

Attending Surgeon, Stamford Hospital 1972-1981. My practice gratefully grew to allow my concentrating in Greenwich up to the present.


Dual boarded: American Board of Surgery 1971
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Associate Attending Surgeon Greenwich Hospital 1972-1977
Attending Surgeon Stamford Hospital 1972-1981
Attending Surgeon Greenwich Hospital 1977-present
American Society of Plastic Surgery 1973-present
New England Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons 1973-present
Connecticut Society of Plastic Surgery, 1980- founding member, past President 1988-90
North American Lipoplasty Society 1988-1998
American College of Surgeons 1972-1992
Fairfield County Medical Society 1972-present
Greenwich Medical Society 1972-present
Webster Society of Plastic Surgery, Columbia University 1972-present
Chief of Plastic Surgery Section @ Greenwich Hospital 1978-present
Developed the Cosmetic Surgery Unit within Greenwich Hospital 1990

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