Ricardo J. Reina – MD, FAAOS

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Medical Director of the Reina Joint Center

  • 12 years of experience, in hospital settings and private practice, specialized in adults reconstructive surgery.
  • Fellowship-Trained Specialist and AAOS Board Certified
  • Over 450 total joint replacements per year (5: 1 ratio of the knee – hip).


  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Revision Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
DR. Reina CV


Dr. Ricardo J. Reina is an orthopedic surgeon, who has specialized his practice in the latest technology in hip and knee replacements, using the best surgical techniques and rehabilitation therapies.

Born in Humacao, Puerto Rico, Dr. Ricardo J. Reina graduated from medical school in 1996 and continued studies to complete his orthopedic surgeon degree in 2001.  He completed his fellowship training in Adult Reconstruction Surgery in 2002 under the direction of Dr. Chitranjan S. Ranawat, in Lenoxhill Hospital in New York.  A large portion of his practice is dedicated to complex primary and revision joint surgery.

The warm treatment to his patients, inspired by his profound vocation of doctor, have earned him the respect and affection of hundreds of patients who have resolved their conditions in the hands of Dr. Reina.


Board Certified, American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons, 2007
Orthopedic Surgeons subspecialty certification
MD License, Puerto Rico


Orthopedic Surgery Practice, 2002-present
Reina Joint Center, San Juan PR

Hospital Auxilio Mutuo, San Juan, PR – Faculty Member, 2002-present
Ryder Memorial Hospital, Humacao, PR, 2002-2007

Attending Physician
University of Puerto Rico Residency Program
Veterans Administration Hospital, San Juan, PR, 2002-2004


Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York city, NY 2001-2002

Residence Orthopedic Surgery, 1997-2001
University of Puerto Rico Affiliated Hospitals, Río Piedras, PR
Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

Internship General Surgery 1996-1997
University Hospital, Río Piedras, PR
Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, PR

Medicine School, 1992-1996
Universidad Central del Caribe, Bayamón, PR

Undergraduate Studies, 1988,1992
BS General Sciences, Magna Cum Laude
Universidad de Puerto Rico, Río Piedras, PR

Professional Affiliations
• American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
• American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
• Sociedad Puertorriqueña de Ortopedia y Traumatología
• Sociedad Latinoamericana de Ortopedia y Traumatología

Our Medical Team

At the Reina Joint Center you are the most important person and therein lies our success.

We have a team of professionals committed to help our patients to get the best quality of life.

If you have questions or need an appointment call us at 787-772-1007.