Brian D. Rinker, MD, FACS
Director of Hand Service
Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Associate Professor of Surgery
For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000
or 1-800-333-8874 (toll free)
Cleft Lip and Palate Surgery
Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H.
Yale University, School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.
General Surgery, New York University Medical Center
Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center
Hand Surgery, New York University Medical Center
Certifications or Special Training
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand
American Society of Plastic Surgeons
American Association of Plastic Surgeons
Dr. Rinker is a graduate of the Yale University College of Medicine and completed both his residency and a hand surgery fellowship at New York University Medical Center. He received training in adult and pediatric plastic surgery and cosmetic surgery under Joseph McCarthy, MD, at the world-renowned Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery in New York City. Dr. Rinker’s clinical interests include aesthetic surgery, hand and microsurgery, correction of congenital hand anomalies, and cleft lip and palate surgery. A recognized leader in his specialty, Dr. Rinker has over sixty published articles and is a regular presenter at national and international plastic surgery meetings.