Meet Dr. Klein

Shawn R. Klein, MD is an Ophthalmologist and Partner in Klein & Scannapiego MD PA, specializing in Advanced Cataract Surgery,  Refractive Surgery (LASIK and PRK) and Corneal Disease. Dr. Klein is a Cornea fellowship-trained LASIK surgeon who routinely performs complex laser cataract and multi-focal lens implant surgeries.

Dr. Klein grew up in Livingston, NJ. He was graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania. He received his medical degree and was a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society at Rutger's  Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ. He went on to complete his medical internship at Saint Vincents Hospital in Manhattan which was followed by his ophthalmology residency at New Jersey Medical School in Newark, NJ. Dr. Klein further specialized as a Fellow of Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, IL.

Dr. Klein is a Board Certified ophthalmologist. He teaches as a Clinical Assistant Professor at New Jersey Medical School, where he helps to train the ophthalmologists of tomorrow.

Dr. Klein has presented his research on many different ophthalmologic topics at international meetings and has been published numerous times in the medical literature. He has been invited to speak in national forums as a panel expert for his LASIK and Wavefront technology experience. He has been an invited speaker at the World Cornea Congress in Washington, DC and co-authored a chapter in the seminal textbook “Cornea” on Photo-Refractive Keratectomy.

Dr. Klein has been an active member of a number of professional medical organizations including:

- Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- International Society of Refractive Surgery 
- American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
- Cornea Society

Dr. Klein is an experienced surgeon who believes that refractive surgery including LASIK and multi-focal implants can provide excellent visual results for those who are found to be good candidates.

To see how Dr. Klein can help you, please call us at either of our convenient offices.


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