Howard Krein (born 1966/1967) is a board-certified American plastic surgeon and otolaryngologist. He is a founding partner and co-director of the Facial Aesthetic and Reconstructive Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.
Krein is the husband of Ashley Biden, the daughter of President Joe Biden.
Facts About Howard Krein
- Full Name: Howard David Krein
- Age: 54 – 55
- Year of birth:1966/1967
- Place of birth: Cherry Hill, New Jersey, U.S.
- Occupation: Plastic Surgeon, Otolaryngologist, Business executive
- Spouse: Ashley Biden
- Nationality: American
- Net worth: $4 million
10 Things You Didn’t Know Howard Krein
- Krein was born in Cherry Hill, New Jersey to a Jewish family.
- His father is Stanley Krein, an insurance executive and former director of marketing at Aetna, and his mother is Brenda Ferne “Bunny” Lipner Krein, who is a physician assistant in cardiology at Cooper University Hospital
- He attended Rutgers University where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology and a master’s degree in neuroscience.
- He also has a doctoral degree in cell and development biology from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1996.
- Krein graduated from medical school at Thomas Jefferson University in 2000 where he also completed a residency in otolaryngology. He completed a fellowship in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Medical College of Virginia.
- He serves as an assistant professor of otolaryngology at Thomas Jefferson University.
- He is a founding partner and co-director of the hospital’s Herbert Kean Center for Facial Aesthetics.
- He has also served as a Chief Medical Officer at StartUp Health, previously Organized Wisdom, a venture capital and health technology firm.
- He served on the Biden Cancer Initiative’s board of directors from 2017 to 2019. Krein has advised the Joe Biden 2020 presidential campaign on its COVID-19 pandemic response in an unofficial role.
- Krein is married to Ashley Biden, the daughter of President Joe Biden. They married in a Catholic-Jewish interfaith ceremony at St. Joseph’s on the Brandywine in Greenville, Delaware, led by a Catholic priest assisted by a rabbi.
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