Jessica Rein, MS, PA-C

Physician Assistant, Inpatient Colorectal Surgery

Jessica Rein is a Physician Assistant and joined the Department of Colorectal Surgery in 2014.  She works with the Colorectal Surgeons to optimize care for patients who are hospitalized after surgery.  This includes working with the physicians and inpatient team of nurses, social workers, and care coordinators to ensure appropriate care and seamless transition to home.  She educates patients about expectations while in the hospital as well as when they go home.

Jessica has an interest in improving outcomes and eliminating readmissions to the hospital.  This includes prevention of postoperative complications, appropriate discharge planning, and patient education. 

Positions and Appointments

  • 2012-2013
    Physician Assistant, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY
  • 2014-present
    Physician Assistant, Colorectal Surgery Department, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center,  New York, NY

Education and Training

  • 2010
    BS, Biology, Ramapo College of New Jersey, Mahwah, NJ
  • 2012
    MS, Physician Assistant, Studies Mercy College, Bronx, NY

Board Certifications

  • 2012-present
    National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Professional Committees

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants