Dr. Klein is an active member of the Department of Surgery of a prestigious local University. He has in excess of twenty years experience in all aspects of the evaluation and surgical management of the obese patient. Dr. Klein is board certified in General, Vascular and Critical Surgical Care. Throughout his career, Dr. Klein has been active in teaching medical students, residents and other health professionals about the care and treatment of the obese patient. Dr. Klein has contributed to over 100 peer-reviewed publications including the American Society of Bariatric Surgery, and multiple others dealing with surgery for the digestive tract. Finally, Dr. Klein is consistently recognized by his patients as a compassionate, energetic and dedicated surgeon who is committed to excellence in the care of his patients.