Dr. Joel Durinka, MD


Education & Training

University of Buffalo 

Resident in Family Medicine

Albert Einstein Medical Center

Resident in General Surgery

St. George’s University of Medicine 

Doctor of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

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NY State Medical License


Certifications & Professional Memberships

American Board of Family Medicine Certification

Basic Life Support Certification

Pediatric Advanced Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification

Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification

Neonatal Resuscitation

Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics


  • Best in Clinical Research Award: Eastern Orthopaedic Association 2012
  • Best in Clinical Research Award Musculoskeletal Infection Society 2012
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center Research Competition: 2nd Place 2012
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association Resident/Fellow Research Award 2012
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association Resident/Fellow Traveling Grant 2012
  • Frank Stinchfield Award Nomination 2011
  • Roger Mann Award for excellence in clinical research: 2nd Place 2009



In 3 words, how would patients describe your style?

Loyal, Caring and Driven

What is one thing you wish your patients did more of?

I wish my patients followed my treatment plans until its end to see the best results.

What’s your favorite part about being a doctor?

My favorite part about being a doctor is being able to directly help people.

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