Dr. Shawn Klein, MD

Dr. Shawn Klein, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 44
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Dr. Shawn Klein, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Elizabeth, NJ and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

230 W Jersey St Ste 201

Elizabeth, NJ 07202

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Block Vision
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
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Top Care Areas

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Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pterygium
very high
more than 99% of peers
Retinal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers

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6  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

88  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis

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

  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • UMDNJ--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • St Vincent City Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • St Vincent's Hosp & Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Klein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Klein's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Klein to family and friends
29 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (23)

Can't say enough good things about Dr. Klein and his entire office staff. In addition to being a patient myself, I take my 3 sons and they are so accommodating and pleasant each and every time we visit. Dr. Klein did lasik surgery on both of my eyes in 2006 and my eyes have been perfect ever...more
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A Master at his craft. As someone who has worn glasses for 37 years I take choosing an eye doctor very seriously, Moving from South Jersey 10 years ago I found Dr. Klein on a referral and have been seeing him annually ever since. When I had to bring my 7 year old in I was even more impressed...more
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Dr. Klein is extremely thorough and takes the time examining my eyes and offering a detailed explanation of his diagnosis and action plan. He is available to answer any questions and promptly returns my calls and emails. I trust him completely as the Ophthalmologist for myself and my 3 children.
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Dr. Klein is a wonderful doctor who is knowledgable, professional, and patient. My eyesight has changed quite a bit over the years, and Dr. Klein is always able to determine the perfect prescription to give me clear vision. I have enormous trust in his skills and ability and did not hesitate to...more
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I took my 3 kids to see Dr. Klein. He was very patient with them, and made them feel at ease while examining them. He was very friendly to all of us and did not rush at all. I would highly recommend him.
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