Dan Reinstein is SaxDoc and more!
Alongside his medical career, Dan Reinstein has regularly played the saxophone for over 35 years. His musical training includes two years of study on a performance scholarship at the Berklee College of Music, in Boston. Despite his busy medical career, he continues to play jazz on a monthly basis at the 606 Club in Chelsea, London.
He discovered a way of combining his surgical and medical passions: performing LASIK for presbyopia on many of his jazz idols; he has operated on many jazz greats including John McLaughlin (musician), Branford Marsalis, Peter Erskine, Billy Cobham, Béla Fleck, Dave Weckl, Steve Smith (musician), Ron Carter, Randy Brecker, Tom Coster, Bill Evans (saxophonist), Ric Fierabracci, Victor Bailey, Jojo Mayer, Jerry Bergonzi, Dean Brown (guitarist), Warren Hill (musician), Rachel Z, Robben Ford, Michael Colina, Morris Pleasure (Earth, Wind & Fire), Dave Samuels, Sean Rickman, Payton Crossley, Werner “Vana” Gierig, Bonnie Tyler, Brian Bennett of the Shadows and many others.
Dan Reinstein has appeared frequently on television as the eye laser specialist for Extreme Makeover UK, 10 Years Younger (UK), BBC Breakfast News, SKY News, and BBC Radio 4 have interviewed him. He appeared on This Morning (TV series) on ITV for his Laser blended vision technique which was subsequently performed live on presenter Phillip Schofield. The Times, The Sunday Times Magazine, and The Evening Standard have featured him as an expert in laser eye surgery.
Married to Austrian veterinarian Ursula Reinstein (née Heczko), he has three children (Julia, Maxwel and Oscar) and lives in central London. He is medical director or the London Vision Clinic (http://www.londonvisionclinic.com) or http://www.londonvisionclinic.com/why-lvc/professor-dan-reinstein.php.