Betty Klein, MD

Betty Klein, MD

Ophthalmology Danbury, CT

Attending Danbury Hospital, Western Connecticut Health System

Office Address

  • 57 North St
    Suite 415
    Danbury, CT 06810
    Phone: (203) 794-0117
    Fax: (203) 790-6748

Betty Klein, MD

Ophthalmology Danbury, CT

Attending Danbury Hospital, Western Connecticut Health System


  • Dr. Klein is a dedicated and highly respected retina specialist practicing in Danbury for more than two decades. Her practice emphasis areas are macular degeneration, retinal tear and detachment, diabetic retinopathy and vascular diseases affecting the retina. She is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She obtained her medical degree from Yale Medical School and completed her training in eye surgery at Yale New Haven Hospital. She also has fellowship training in retina and vitreous surgery and is a published author in peer reviewed medical literature.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: Retinal Disease
  • Clinical Interests: Retina; Macular degeneration; Diabetes; Macular degeneration; diabetic retinopathy; retinal vein occlusion

Education & Training

  • Yale-New Haven HospitalYale-New Haven Hospital
  • Yale University School of MedicineYale University School of Medicine
  • St Barnabas Medical CenterSt Barnabas Medical Center
  • Yale University School of MedicineYale University School of Medicine
  • University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical LicenseCT State Medical License1991 - 2016
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationPrimeSUITE EHR, Greenway Health, LLC, 2012, 2013
    • Phi Beta Kappa1982
    • Fellow (FAAO)American Academy of Ophthalmology

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • What does it take to diagnose Behcet disease?  Pandrea A, Rudinskaya A, Klein B, Krebs T, J Clin Rheumatol, 1/1/2007
    • Herpes simplex virus type 2 acute retinal necrosis 9 years after neonatal herpes  Landry ML, Mullangi P, Nee P, Klein BR, J Pediatr, 1/1/2005
    • Fundus photographic and fluorescein angiographic characteristics of pseudoholes of the macula in eyes with epiretinal membranes  Klein BR, Hiner CJ, Glaser BM, Murphy RP, Sjaarda RN, Thompson JT, Ophthalmology, 1/1/1995

    Books/Book Chapters

    • In Atlas of Organ Transplantation  
      Khodadoust A, Klein BR
      Editors: .Gower Medical Publisher, New York


    • Pre-operative OCT in patients considering enhanced technology IOL surgery. Klein B, Brown E, Casden R, Women in Ophthalmology, Scottsdale, AZ, 8/7/2015
    • Pre-operative macular OCT before enhanced technology IOL surgery Klein B, Brown E, Casden R, Yale Spring Symposium, Yale Medical School, 6/19/2015
    • Twilight zone: an atypical case of AZOOR Klein B, Rudich D, Yale Retina Symposium, Yale Medical School, 4/24/2015


    • HSV Type 2 Acute Retinal Necrosis 6/10/2005


    Other Languages

    • Spanish

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Connecticare FlexPOS
    • First Health PPO
    • GHI PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • HIP of New York - Select PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Oxford Health Freedom
    • Oxford Health Liberty
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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