Joel Stein, MD

Joel Stein, MD

Joel Stein, MD

Specialties: Physical Medicine and RehabilitationMore specialties
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Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Location Info


180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

Insurances Accepted


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  • 1199 National Benefit Fund
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth GHI
  • EmblemHealth HIP
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthplus
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Magnacare national
  • Multiplan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthcare
  • VNSNY CHOICE
  • WellCare

About Joel Stein, MD


Physiatrist-in-Chief and ChairmanDr. Stein obtained his undergraduate degree from Columbia University, and his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, followed by a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Stein was a member of the medical staff at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston for 16 years, where he served as Chief Medical Officer from 2000 onward, and was the medical director of the stroke rehabilitation program.  He also served as a member of the faculty at Harvard Medical School.In September 2008, Dr. Stein was appointed Physiatrist-...
Physiatrist-in-Chief and ChairmanDr. Stein obtained his undergraduate degree from Columbia University, and his MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx, followed by a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Stein was a member of the medical staff at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston for 16 years, where he served as Chief Medical Officer from 2000 onward, and was the medical director of the stroke rehabilitation program.  He also served as a member of the faculty at Harvard Medical School.In September 2008, Dr. Stein was appointed Physiatrist-in-Chief at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, as well as Professor and Chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.Dr. Stein’s clinical and research interests are in the area of stroke rehabilitation. He has had a particular focus on the use of exercise as a treatment, and on the use of robotic and other technologies to facilitate recovery of motor function after stroke. He has authored or coauthored two books on stroke recovery and rehabilitation for stroke survivors and their families, and edited a multi-authored medical textbook on this subject entitled “Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation.”

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

Expertise

  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Spasticity
  • Stroke Rehabilitation

Education

  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
  • Medical School: Columbia University, New York, NY

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Awards


  • New York Magazine: Top Doctors 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
  • New York Super Doctors 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011
  • Top Doctors New York Metro Area: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

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