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Richard M. Klein, MD


Richard M. Klein, MD, is an attending physician in the retina division and Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Science at Montefiore-Einstein. Dr. Klein’s clinical focus is in diseases of the vitreous and retina, with special interest in diabetic retinopathy and pathological myopia.

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts at Amherst College in 1966, Dr. Klein attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, earning his Doctor of Medicine in 1970. In 1971, he completed his medical internship at Cornell University, New York Hospital. He then pursued a three-year ophthalmology residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital, completing it in 1974. In 1975, he completed a yearlong fellowship in retinal surgery at the same institution.

Dr. Klein’s research focuses on diabetic retinopathy treatment, including the establishment of a diabetic retinopathy public health program in Myanmar. Since 2011, Dr. Klein each has led small groups of American ophthalmologists on annual trips to Myanmar with the goal of helping establish a robust public health program for the detection and treatment of diabetic retinopathy and teaching Burmese ophthalmologists the skills needed to diagnose and treat this disease. His research has been published in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Klein is board certified and is a member of several professional organizations including the American Medical Association, the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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Medical School:
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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