Jeffrey D. Klein

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Jeffrey D. Klein, M.D.

Clinical Instructor;
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Clinical Addresses

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
303 Second Avenue, #19
New York, NY 10003
Hours: Mon. 9 - 4:30; Tue. 9 - 4:30; Wed. 9 - 4:30; Thu. 9 - 4:30; Fri. 9 - 4:30
Handicap Access: yes
Phone: 212-460-0174
Fax: 646-878-1617

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Medical Specialties

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Expertise

Spondylolisthesis, Spinal Surgery, Microsurgery, Cervical Myelopathy

Clinical Responsibilities

Dr. Klein, Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, is a full time member of the Spine Surgery Service at the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. His practice of 16 years is exclusively devoted to adult cervical and lumbar spinal surgery. He is a graduate of Harvard University and the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He then pursued orthopaedic surgical training at the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Brigham and Women?s Hospital of Harvard Medical School. He has won numerous international awards for research involving both the cervical and lumbar spine. He has been decorated for his work involved with minimizing postoperative infections and perioperative complications in spinal surgery. He is listed among American's top Doctors and Orthopaedic Surgeons as well among New York's Superdoctors. He sees patients in Manhattan at the Hospital for Joint Diseases as well as at a satellite office in Queens.

Faculty - Hospital for Joint Diseases Spine Clinic


Italian, Spanish, Yiddish


Group Health Insurance (GHI), Medicare, No Fault, Worker's Compensation

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Board Certification

1996 — Ab Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery


1983-1987 — Columbia College of Physicians & Surgeons, Medical Education
1987-1988 — Brigham and Women's Hospital (Surgery), Internship
1988-1993 — Mass General Hospital (Orthopaedic Surgery), Residency Training
1990 — Children's Hospital (Spine Surgery), Clinical Fellowships
1993-1994 — University of California, San Diego (Spine Surgery), Clinical Fellowships

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Research Interests

Minimzing Postoperative Infections, Minimizing Postoperative Compliations

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -


Perioperative nutrition and postoperative complications in patients undergoing spinal surgery
Klein, J D; Hey, L A; Yu, C S; Klein, B B; Coufal, F J; Young, E P; Marshall, L F; Garfin, S R
1996 Nov;21(22):2676-2682, Spine
— id: 563352, year: 1996, vol: 21, page: 2676, stat: Journal Article,

Issues in developing standards governing psychiatric practice in community mental health centers
Talbott, J A; Clark, G H Jr; Sharfstein, S S; Klein, J
1987 Nov;38(11):1198-1202, Hospital & community psychiatry
— id: 170154, year: 1987, vol: 38, page: 1198, stat: Journal Article,

The professional liability crisis: an interview with Joel Klein. Interview by John A. Talbott
Klein, J
1986 Oct;37(10):1012-1016, Hospital & community psychiatry
— id: 170526, year: 1986, vol: 37, page: 1012, stat: Journal Article,