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

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

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 659
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 273-3937

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Patient Care Bio

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.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Community Faculty of the Year. Rochester Eye Institute, University of Rochester School of Medicine. Rochester, New York. 2006
Rochester Regional Business Plan Contest Winner, Eyeon Therapeutics, Inc 2005
William L. Vick Award in Entrepreneurship, William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester, 2004
Deans List; William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester 2003 - 2004
Deans Scholar; William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration, University of Rochester. Full tuition scholarship for MBA degree: 2002 - 2004
American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education; 2001
American Medical Association Physicians Recognition Award in Continuing Medical Education 1996
Edgar and Marion Adler Scholar Award; (for academic merit and creativity in medical school) 1992 - 1993
Edgar and Marion Adler Scholar Award for academic merit and creativity in medical school) 1990 - 1991

Current Appointments

Associate Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

MD | Medicine | Univ of Colorado Sch Medicine1993
BA | History | Brown University1988

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship at University of Toronto07/01/1999 - 6/30/00
Residency in Ophthalmology at University of Colorado School of Medicine07/01/1994 - 6/30/97
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Washington Medical Center06/24/1993 - 6/23/94