Dr. Philip Klein, MD

Dr. Philip Klein, MD

Nephrology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Philip Klein, MD is a nephrology specialist in South Plainfield, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University in 1982 and specializes in nephrology and internal medicine.

1511 Park Ave

South Plainfield, NJ 07080

Contact Information

(908) 756-4438

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Klein performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hypertension
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Klein's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Anomalies of Kidney
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Hypertrophy
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Bronx Muni Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Brigham Womens Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Klein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Klein's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Klein to family and friends
5 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Klein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I am lupus patient recently I have kidney transplant. I know Dr. Klein from 2003. He is the best!!!
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Dr. Klein listens! I trust his intellect and his desire to help keep me healthy. Dr. Klein actually calls with test results. The doctors staff that I have met are sweet and helpful. His phlebotomist, Kia is the best with difficult veins.
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Dr Klein is a very experience nephrology. Also he is well focus on the details. Just for an example, I saw another Nephrology and when I was finish with her. I could not believe what she told me. She missed some of my lab clues and the only alternative she suggested was a biopsy. Then I proceeded...more
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