Joel Stein, MD

Joel Stein, MD Specialties: Internal Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Joel Stein, MD
Specialties: Internal Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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180 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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    525 East 68th Street
    New York, NY 10065
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About Joel Stein, MD

Physiatrist-in-Chief and Chairman


Dr. 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

  • Rehabilitation

  • Spasticity

  • Stroke

  • Stroke Rehabilitation

Education

  • Internship: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Residency: Montefiore / Montefiore Hospital
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages Spoken

  • English

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