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David M. Kleinman, M.D., M.B.A.

Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests

Retinal Diseases

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-3937

Office: (585) 273-3937

Fax: (585) 276-1189

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Biography

David M. Kleinman, MD, MBA, FACS is a board certified ophthalmologist with fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery. Dr. Kleinman received his medical degree with honors and completed a subsequent residency in ophthalmology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He then recieved additional training through a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the University of Toronto School of Medicine. Dr. Kleinman is the former Chief of Ophthalmology at Denver Health Medical Center in Denver, Colorado where he also served as Director of Ophthalmic Trauma Services and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute.

Besides attending to his clinical practice at the University of Rochester Eye Institute, Dr. Kleinman is President and Co-founder of Eyeon Therapeutics, Inc. a start-up firm developing new treatments for eye diseases. He also serves as a consultant to both large and small ophthalmic pharmaceutical and device companies nationally.

Dr. Kleinman's research involves the pharmaceutical treatment of diabetic retinopathy and age related macular degeneration. He has made numerous contributions to clinical and research publications in national and international journals of ophthalmology, and has made presentations throughout the world. In addition, he participated as a surgeon for the Himalayan Cataract Project and served as a staff ophthalmologist for Project ORBIS International, Inc.

National Clinical Trials involve VEGF trap treatment for age related macular degeneration and Age related eye disease study 2.

Retina research trials involve Adaptive Optics Imaging of Inherited Macular Diseases.

Research

Dr. Kleinman's research involves the pharmaceutical treatment of diabetic retinopathy and age related macular degeneration. He has made numerous contributions to clinical and research publications in national and international journals of ophthalmology, and has made presentations throughout the world. In addition, he participated as a surgeon for the Himalayan Cataract Project and served as a staff ophthalmologist for Project ORBIS International, Inc.

National Clinical Trials involve VEGF trap treatment for age related macular degeneration and Age related eye disease study 2.

Retina research trials involve Adaptive Optics Imaging of Inherited Macular Diseases.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

1988
BA | Brown University
History

1993
MD | Univ of Colorado Sch Medicine
Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

7/01/99 - 6/30/00
Fellowship in at University of Toronto

7/01/94 - 6/30/97
Residency in Ophthalmology at University of Colorado School of Medicine

7/01/94 - 6/30/97
Residency in Ophthalmology at University of Colorado School of Medicine

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Awards

2006
Community Faculty of the Year. Rochester Eye Institute, University of Rochester School of Medicine. Rochester, New York.

2005
Rochester Regional Business Plan Contest Winner, Eyeon Therapeutics, Inc

2004
William L. Vick Award in Entrepreneurship, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester,

2003 - 2004
Deans List; William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester

2002 - 2004
Deans Scholar; William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester. Full tuition scholarship for MBA degree:

2001
American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education;

1996
American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education

1992 - 1993
Edgar and Marion Adler Scholar Award; (for academic merit and creativity in medical school)

1990 - 1991
Edgar and Marion Adler Scholar Award for academic merit and creativity in medical school)

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Publications

Journal Articles

4/17/2015
Balderson DE, Cai G, Fries MA, Kleinman DM, McLaughlin MM, Trivedi TM, Wurzelmann JI, Young SB. "A systematic review and meta-analysis to compare the efficacy of acyclovir 3% ophthalmic ointment to idoxuridine in curing herpetic keratitis by Day 7 of treatment." BMC ophthalmology. 2015 Apr 17; 15:42. Epub 2015 Apr 17.

2012
Gensheimer WG; Kleinman DM; Gonzalez MO; Sobti D; Cooper ER; Smits G; Loxley A; Mitchnick M; Aquavella JV. "Novel formulation of glycerin 1% artificial tears extends tear film break-up time compared with Systane lubricant eye drops." J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2012; 28(5): 473-8.

2012
Ramchandran RS; Diloreto DA Jr,; Chung MM; Kleinman DM; Plotnik RP; Graman P; Aquavella JV. "Infectious endophthalmitis in adult eyes receiving Boston type I keratoprosthesis". Ophthalmology. 2012; 119(4): 674-81.

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