Joel M. Rein, MD ~ Credentials


  • Born, raised & educated within the New York City complex of institutions:
  • Bronx H.S. of Science
  • Columbia College A.B.
  • Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons M.D.
  • Surgical Intern @ Columbia Presbyterian Hospital N.Y.
  • Surgical Resident @ Columbia Presbyterian Hospital N.Y.
  • Naval Medical Officer, LT. U.S. NAVY. Served as Medical Officer in Vietnam with 2nd Btn., 7th Marines as
  • Battalion Surgeon- Medical Officer
  • Plastic Surgical Resident @ Columbia Presbyterian Hospital N.Y.
  • Hand Surgery Fellowship @ Roosevelt Hospital N.Y.
  • Began my private practice of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery @ Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, Ct.
  • Attending Surgeon, Stamford Hospital. My practice gratefully grew to allow my concentrating in Greenwich up to the present.


  • Dual boarded: American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Associate Attending Surgeon Greenwich Hospital
  • Attending Surgeon Stamford Hospital
  • Attending Surgeon Greenwich Hospital
  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • New England Society of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Connecticut Society of Plastic Surgery, founding member and past President
  • North American Lipoplasty Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Fairfield County Medical Society
  • Greenwich Medical Society
  • Webster Society of Plastic Surgery, Columbia University
  • Chief of Plastic Surgery Section @ Greenwich Hospital
  • Developed the Cosmetic Surgery Unit within Greenwich Hospital