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

Summary

  • Dr. Klein is a highly respected retina specialist and has been practicing ophthalmology 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 additional fellowship training in retina and vitreous surgery and is a published author in peer reviewed medical literature.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: Retinal
  • 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 Pennsylvania

Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical LicenseCT State Medical License1991 - 2015
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology, 2012, Current

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

PubMed

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
    1991

Abstracts/Posters

  • Fluorescein angiographic and fundus photographic characteristics of pseudoholes of the macula in eyes with epiretinal membranes Klein B, Hiner C, Glaser B, Murphy R, Thompson J, Sjaarda R, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 5/1/1993
  • Fluorescein angiographic and fundus photographic characteristics of pseudoholes of the macula in eyes with epiretinal membranes Klein B, Hiner C, Glaser B, Murphy R, Thompson J, Sjaarda R, Atlantic Vitreoretinal Surgery Study Group, 12/1/1992
  • Metallic fragments shed by disposable vitrectomy probes during pars plan vitrectomy Klein B, Thompson J, Retina Society, 9/1/1992

Lectures

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

Other

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • 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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