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Meet the Thyroid Program Physicians

Genna W. Klein, MD

Gender
Female
Department
Pediatrics
Practice Specialty
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
Medical Education
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency
Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship
Mount Sinai Hospital
Board Certified
Pediatric Endocrinology
Main Location
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2403
Phone: (718) 741-2450
Fax: (718) 944-5862
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Montefiore Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2301
Phone: (718) 920-4664
Fax: (718) 944-5862
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Montefiore Medical Group-Comprehensive Family Care Center (CFCC)
1621 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2604
Phone: (718) 405-8040
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Academic Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Attending Physician and Associate Program Director, Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship, The Children’s Hospital of Montefiore
Clinical Focus
Growth disorders, congenital hypothyroidism, diabetes
Research Focus
Adherence in patients with diabetes
Publications
Languages
Hebrew, Spanish
Biography

At The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Dr. Klein serves as Associate Program Director of the Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Program, teaching and mentoring young physicians. Dr. Klein’s clinical focus is adherence in children and adolescents with diabetes, particularly the role of the family in maintaining adherence to treatment protocols. Her work aims to improve understanding of the barriers to adherence.

A graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Klein was a pediatric resident, chief resident and pediatric endocrinology fellow at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan, where she learned the importance of long-term patient care. It was at Mount Sinai that Dr. Klein developed a deep interest in growth disorders, diabetes and hyperglycemia in critical illness. She also realized that two of her interests--resident education and patient empowerment--were similar: they both require the educator to help patients recognize their strengths to improve themselves.