Morris Finkelstein

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Morris Finkelstein, M.D., Ph.D. is an American open water swimmer and an obstetrician-gynecologist in Cos Cob, Connecticut (aka Swimmdoc).

Swimming Career

Dr. Finkelstein is the one of the oldest successful swimmers of the English Channel. A member of the Half Century Club, he was 53 years old when he crossed from England to France in 15 hours 21 minutes in 2003.

Medical Practice

Dr. Morris Finkelstein is affiliated with Greenwich Hospital. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College in 1985 and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 46 doctors at Greenwich Hospital who specialize in Obstetrics & Gynecology. He studied Human Genetics and Microbiology at Yale University, where he received a Ph. D. degree in 1976. From the time of completion of his Ph. D. until the time he entered medical school in 1981, he was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at New York University School of Medicine doing cellular research. Following graduation from medical school, Dr. Finkelstein did his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at St. Luke's/Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City. He is board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Finkelstein joined Putnam Gynecology and Obstetrics of Greenwich in 1989. He is interested in the care of normal and high-risk obstetrical patients, in general gynecology, in diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis, and in obstetrical and gynecological care of female athletes.

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