Practice

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Medical Broadcasting

 

Education

1997-1998

HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

Aesthetic and Breast Reconstruction Fellowship

1995-1997

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE MEDICAL CENTER

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency

1991-1995

HARBOR-UCLA MEDICAL CENTER

General Surgery Residency

1990

TUFTS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Medical School

1990

HARVARD UNIVERSITY

Master’s Degree in Health Policy

1983

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

B.A. Chemistry


 

Honors

Plastic Surgery Residency

Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Resident’s Award

2nd Place

General Surgery Residency

“Most Improved Resident” Award

Medical School

Recipient of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists Student Award – for original hand anatomy/biomechanics research; NIH Medical Student Research Grant.

University

Phi Beta Kappa; Summa Cum Laude; Phi Kappa Phi (top 4% of class); Ranked #1 in chemistry graduating class; Phi Lambda Upsilon (chemistry honor society); Chemistry Academic Merit Award; Regents Academic Scholarship; Slipher Academic Scholarship in the Sciences; and Honors Program graduate.


 

Professional Experience

1998-Present

COSMETIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGEON – BEVERLY HILLS

Solo Practitioner

1997-98

HARVARD UNIVERSITY STUDENT MEDICAL CENTER

General Practitioner, Solo physician in after-hours urgent care center. Dealt with broad range of medical, gynecological and surgical problems. Cared for entire age spectrum (i.e. students, professors, workers and their pediatric dependents).

1997-98

BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS HOSPITAL – HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

General Practitioner, Physician in busy level I tramna center. Dealt with broad range of medical, gynecological andsurgical problems.

1997-98

COLUMBIA METROWEST MEDICAL CENTER – SURGICAL MOONLIGHTER

Physician providing after-hours/weekend surgical coverage for broad spectrum of surgical subspecialties (i.e. surgical ICU, general surgery, vascular surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery, etc.).

1995

FILM MEDICAL ADVISOR

Academy Award™ Nominated Film “Seven”, New Line Pictures, David Fincher, Director

1992-95

RESEARCH ASSISTANT – UCLA DEPARTMENT OF PLASTIC SURGERY

Oral Maxillofacial Biomechanics Laboratory

1983-89

RESEARCH ASSISTANT – MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL

Author of published papers in biomechanics

1989

RESEARCH ASSISTANT – MAYO CLINIC

Co-author of published papers on wrist biomechanics and anatomy.

1989

RESEARCH ASSISTANT – USC-LA COUNTY HOSPITAL

First author of manuscript on wrist anatomy.

1987

HEALTH POLICY INTERN – OFFICE OF THE U.S. SURGEON GENERAL

Wrote speech for the Surgeon General. Author of published lay-press articles on AIDS on behalf of the Surgeon General, among other duties.

1987

RESEARCH ASSISTANT – JOHNS HOPKINS HOSPITAL, JOHNS HOPKINS MEDICAL SCHOOL

Co-author of published paper on biomechanics.

1986-88

BOOK REVIEWER – GOVERNANCE: HARVARD JOURNAL OF PUBLIC POLICY

Reviewed book on medical care and costs.


 

Presentations

  1. “The Interfacet Prominence of the Distal Radius: A. Study in Anatomy and Biomechanics.” Presented by R. Rey at the 7th Annual Meeting of American Association of Clinical Anatomists, May 30,- June 2, 1990, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  2. “A Study of the Effects of Epinephrine Infiltration on Delayed Bleeding in a Rat Flap Model.” Presented by R. Rey at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, June 1-5, 1996, Palm Beach, Florida.
  3. “A Survey of Operative Airway Management Practices for Midface Fractures.” Presented by R. Rey at the Plastic Surgery Senior Conference, April 9-12, 1997, Sacramento, California.

 

Publications

  1. Rey, R.M. Paiement, G.D., McGann W.M., Jasty, M., Harrigan, T.P., Burke, D.W., and Harris, W.H.: A Study of Intrusion Characteristics of Low Viscosity Cement Simplex-P and Palacos Cements in a Bovine Cancellous Bone Model. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 215:272-278, 1987.
  2. Greer, J.A., O’Connor, D.O., Rey, R.M., and Harris, W.H.: Improved Fatigue Porosity and Thermal Properties of a New PMMA Bone Cement. Trans. 3 1 st Ann. Meeting Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1985, p.240.
  3. “Rey R.M. Book Review: The Quest of Efficiency in the Delivery of Health Care Service. Governance: Harvard Journal of Public Policy . Summer-Fall, 1987 p.71-72.
  4. Robert M. Rey for the Office of the U.S. Surgeon General, Plain Talk on AIDS for Hispanic Americans, Vista Hispanic Magazine, Sept. 5, 1987, p. 13.
  5. Sutherlin, C.E., McAfee, P.C., Warden, K.E., Rey, R.M., and Farey, I.D.: A Biomechanical Evaluation of Cervical Spinal Stabilization Methods in a Bovine Model: Static and Cyclical Loading. Spine 13(7): 795-802, -_p 1988.
  6. Schuind, F., An, K.N., Bergiand L., Rey, R.M., Linscbeid, R.I., and Chao, E.Y.S.: A Biomechanical Study of the Distal Radioulnar Ligaments. The 7th Meeting of the European Society Biomechanics, Aarhus, Denmark, 1990.
  7. Schuind, F., An, K.N., Bergiand, L., Rey, R.M., Cooney, 111, W.P., Linscheid, R.L., and Cha Io, E.Y.S.: The Distal Radio-Ulnar Ligaments – A Biomechanical Study. The Journal of Hand Surgery (Am.) 16A(6): 1106- 1114, 1991.
  8. Rey, R.M., Smoot, E.C., Nguyen, D., and Lesavoy, M.A.: A Study of the Effects of Epinephrine Infiltration on Delayed Bleeding in a Rat Flap Model. Annals of Plastic Surgery, 37(4): 406-410, 1996.
  9. Smoot, E.C., Jernigan, J.R., Kinsley, E., and Rey, R.M.: A Survey of Operative Airway Management Practices for Midface Fractures. Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 8(3):201-207.
  10. Rey, R.M., and Smoot, E.C. Correspondence: Modified Catch Basin for Extremity Irrigation. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 101(2): 553-554, 1998.

 

Manuscripts to be Submitted

  1. Rey, R.M. Correspondence. Transumbilical Breast Augmentation: Introducing a New Insrument for Changing Implants from the Subglandular to the Subpectoral Position. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2001

 

Leadership Positions

1996-97

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE MEDICAL CENTER

Plastic Surgery Chief Resident

1983-1985

TUFTS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Class Vice President, Treasurer and Executive Committee Representative


 

Licenses

  • CALIFORNIA
  • MASSACHUSETTS
  • DEA

 

Continuing Education

CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE

  • Laser Assisted Skin Resurfacing Techniques Course
  • Laser Institute of Arkansas (CO, Laser)
  • July 1995.

 

Languages

English, Spanish and Portuguese


 

TV Shows

2004-Present

“DR. 90210″ – E! CHANNEL

One hour reality/documentary show featuring Dr. Rey and other Beverly Hills plastic surgeons.

2000

“PLASTIC SURGERY” – E! CHANNEL

One hour news magazine show featuring Dr. Rey and 2 other Plastic Surgeons. Dr Rey discussed and performed transumbilical (hidden incision through the belly button breast surgery.) breast enhancement.

2000

“REALITY CHECK” – WB CHANNEL

One hour reality show featuring Dr. Rey consulting and perfoming transumbilical (hidden incision through the belly button breast surgery.) breast augmentation.

2000

“ANANDA” – CBS

Talk show featuring Dr. Rey, and discussing breast surgery and teenage plastic surgery.

2000

“20/20″ – FRENCH TELEVISION

T.V. news magazine featuring Dr. Rey’s daily life, one of his patients and Dr. Rey performing transumbilical (hidden incision through the belly button breast surgery.)


 

Press Appearances

Click Here to View Dr. Rey In The Media.


 

Outside Interests

  • S.A.G. Member: (Screen Actors Guild), Two National T.V. commercial credits.
  • Drama Training: Larry Moss Studio (theatrical), Bobby Ball Academy (Commercial T.V.), Sandy Holt (Improvisation), Marge Haber Studio (Cold reading, Scene study).
  • Martial Artist : Advanced Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido (Korean Karate)
  • Tennis: Scholarship as undergraduate (varsity intercollegiate tennis team).
  • Eagle Scout.
  • Horsemanship
  • Baroque Music and Art

 

References (Plastic Surgery)

Francis G. Wolfort, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Harvard Medical School

110 Francis Street, Suite 9E

Boston, MA 02215

Phone: (617) 632-8039 – Fax: (617) 632-0793

Malcolm A. Lesavoy, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery, U.C.L.A. School of Medicine

10833 Le Conte, Room 64-128

Los Angeles, California 90095

Phone: (310) 825-1647

E. Clyde Smoot, III, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics

Division of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery

University of Tennessee Medical Center

956 Court Ave., Suite A31O

Memphis, Tennessee 38163-2116

Phone: (901) 448-1350 – Fax: (901) 448-1482

Leo McCallum, M.D.

Director of Surgical Education, Department of General Surgery

Columbia MetroWest Medical Center

61 Lincoln Street,

Framingham, MA 01702

Phone: (508) 879-6745 – Fax: (508) 383-8501

Charles E. White, M.D.

Past-Chief, Division of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery

5200 Park Avenue

Memphis, Tennessee 38114

Phone: (901) 765-4700 – Fax: (901) 765-4711


References (General Medicine and Surgery)

Christopher M. Coley, M.D.

Chief of Medicine

Harvard University Health Services

75 Mount Auburn Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

Phone: (617) 496-5804 Fax: (617) 496-0560

John D. Halamka, M.D., M.S.

Executive Director, Care Group,

Division of Emergency Medicine Beth Israel Deaconess

Hospital-Harvard Medical School

330 Brookline Avenue

Boston, MA .02215

Phone: (617) 667-3700 – Fax: (617) 975-5450

Rodney A. White, M.D.

Program Director, Department of General Surgery

Harbor-U.C.L.A. Medical Center

1 000 West Carson Street

Torrance, California 90509

Phone: (310) 222-2704

Peter Lydon, M.D.

Chief, Department of General Surgery

Norwood Hospital

Suite 160

825 Washington Street

Norwood, MA 02062

Phone: (781) 551-8600 – Fax: (781) 769-5356

Office Location

ROBERT M. REY, M.D., M.P.P.

10884 Santa Monica Blvd., Fl 3

Los Angeles, CA 90025

TEL: (310) 446-4400

FAX: (310) 446-4408

 

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