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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY USA
Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Medical School - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA USA
Undergraduate - Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD USA
Nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy, prostate cancer, renal and testis cancer, retroperitoneal lymphadenectomy
Awards & Honors
- Best Doctors in America (1996–2010)
- Who’s Who in America (2000–2008)
- Who’s Who in American Medicine (2000–2008)
- Top Docs, Cleveland Magazine (1998–2010)
- E Mason Sones Award for Innovation, CCF 2010
- 2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 21st Century (2004–2008)
Best Practices Teacher, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, 2007
- Teacher of the Year, Glickman Urologic Institute, 2005–2006
- Program of the Year (Prostate Cancer), CCF Programmatic Research Council, 2002
- Norman K. Probstein Award for Meritorious Contributions to Oncology, Washington University School of Medicine, 2001
- Nightingale Physician Collaboration Award, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 2000
- Fellow, American Urological Association-European Association of Urology, International Academic Exchange Program, 1994
- International Traveling Fellow Award Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1986
- George and Grace Crile Traveling Fellow Award, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1986
- RJ. Behan Prize for Excellence in Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 1981
Research & Publications
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Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.
To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 3/17/2016, Dr. Klein has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Klein receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:
- Berg Diagnostics, LLC
- Leidos, Inc.
- Genomic Health
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
243 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.9|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
14 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 16, 2016
Reviewed on Oct 19, 2016
The appointment was late in getting started; it was frustrating. Although Dr. Klein apologized for the lateness of the appointment, I felt rushed through the appointment, and felt I did not get enough time to express my concerns and raise all of my questions.
Reviewed on Aug 10, 2016
Reviewed on Jul 26, 2016
The reason I drove 5 hrs. because of Dr. Klein the best in the world. Done my research! Highly recommend 5 stars.
Reviewed on Jun 29, 2016
I couldn't have had better care - everyone treated me with the utmost respect and care
Reviewed on May 13, 2016
Dr. Klein is a world-class doctor and expert in my condition. He goes "above and beyond" to help me and my family.
Reviewed on May 11, 2016
I have been a patient of Dr. Eric Klein's since 2002 when we lived in Belgium. The care and professionalism received from Dr. Klein and his staff has been consistently exceptional. I feel very fortunate to have him as a provider and have recommended him to others. I have the utmost confidence in his recommendations and services.
Reviewed on Apr 29, 2016
We came to see Dr. Klein to get a second opinion and we were very pleased with the attention that we received - the services that were provided, and the clear recommendations & referrals that were made.
Reviewed on Apr 1, 2016
Reviewed on Mar 25, 2016
Excellent Experience - I am grateful!
Reviewed on Mar 23, 2016
Reviewed on Mar 23, 2016
MD Eric Klein very very good.
Reviewed on Mar 15, 2016
On our first visit to Cleveland Clilnic, we got turned around looking for Glickman Tower. As one gentleman approached us he asked if he could help us. He was headed for Glickman and would show us the way. He asked who we were there to see. We told him Dr. Klein. He said, "Well, you have just met him". We were there to make a decision about surgery or seeds. That encounter (fate)? Went miles toward a decision. The approachability of Dr. Klein showed us the comapssion of just one individual at the clinic. It is obvious to us that he is not the only one that reflects that quality.
Reviewed on Mar 9, 2016
Love my doctors.
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