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

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-3937

Office: (585) 273-3937

Fax: (585) 276-1189

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Ophthalmology

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 received 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

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

1993
MD | University of Colorado School of 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

6/24/93 - 6/23/94
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Washington Medical Center

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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

11/1/2020
Ho AC, Kleinman DM, Lum FC, Heier JS, Lindstrom RL, Orr SC, Chang GC, Smith EL, Pollack JS. "Baseline Visual Acuity at Wet AMD Diagnosis Predicts Long-Term Vision Outcomes: An Analysis of the IRIS Registry." Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina.. 2020 Nov 1; 51(11):633-639.

8/28/2020
Chen A, Dang S, Chung MM, Ramchandran RS, Bessette AP, DiLoreto DA, Kleinman DM, Sridhar J, Wykoff CC, Kuriyan AE. "Quantitative Comparison of Fundus Images by Two Ultra-Wide Field Fundus Cameras." Ophthalmology retina.. 2020 Aug 28; Epub 2020 Aug 28.

7/2018
Jampol LM, Glassman AR, Liu D, Aiello LP, Bressler NM, Duh EJ, Quaggin S, Wells JA, Wykoff CC, . "Plasma Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Concentrations after Intravitreous Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy for Diabetic Macular Edema." Ophthalmology.. 2018 Jul 0; 125(7):1054-1063. Epub 2018 Mar 07.

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