Dr. Robert Klein, MD

Dr. Robert Klein, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
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Dr. Robert Klein, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 43 years. Read his story

460 Park Ave Fl 5

New York, NY 10022

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Drusen
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more than 98% of peers
Floaters
very high
more than 92% of peers
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
high
more than 85% of peers

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Dr. Klein's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Klein "Dr. Klein is a board certified physician who practices general medical ophthalmology and has a special interest in the medical and laser treatment of glaucoma, including iridotomies and YAG capsulotomies, as well as the diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of medical retinal diseases including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration with intravitreal injections, and retinal breaks. He was the ophthalmology consultant to the Emmy award-winning ABC television show For Your Information (FYI) and consultant on two FYI books. He has been a prominent consultant to the medical research department of a major international pharmaceutical company. He is the former director of ophthalmology, consultant, and attending ophthalmologist at Goldwater Hospital on Roosevelt Island for over 20 years. Dr. Klein is a clinical assistant professor of ophthalmology and a member of the Executive Committee of the Faculty & Friends Campaign to benefit patient care, student education, and research at the New York University Medical Center. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the New York Society for Clinical Ophthalmology, Phi Beta Kappa, and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society."

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
58

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Angle-Closure Glaucoma
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Bacterial Conjunctivitis
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Closed-Angle Glaucoma
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Open-Angle Glaucoma
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Avastin® Injection
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Injection
  • Iridotomy
  • Lucentis® Injection
  • Optomap® Retinal Exam
  • Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • YAG Iridotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • New York University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • New York University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Klein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Klein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Klein to family and friends
5.0
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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
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Klein accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Locals (any local)
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Oxford Liberty
    United Healthcare

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