Robert S Klein, MD
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Research Topics:AIDS/HIV, Hepatitis C Virus, Immunosuppression, Infectious Disease
Dr. Klein sees patients with or suspected to have infections at the UMPA Specialty Center at Columbus Avenue and 60th Street, part of Mount Sinai Roosevelt’s University Medical Practice Associates.
Dr. Klein has more than 200 scholarly publications, is active in teaching infectious diseases and epidemiology to medical students, house staff and fellows, and has been a charter member of the National Institutes of Health study section on AIDS Clinical and Epidemiological Studies. He also is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, Infectious Diseases Society of America and the New York Academy of Medicine and is a past President of the Infectious Diseases Society of New York.
AB, Columbia College
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Moses Award for Best Clinical Research Paper
Dr. Klein's research focused for many years on the epidemiology and clinical manifestations of HIV infection. He has contributed to our understanding of routes of HIV transmission, especially among heterosexuals, injecting drug users, and health care workers. He has studied the clinical complications of HIV infection including opportunistic and other infections, such as tuberculosis, pneumocystis, syphilis, human papillomavirus-associated genital neoplasia, and others. His most research has focused on hepatitis C and disorders of aging as they affect patients with HIV infection.