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Michael Klein, M.D., J.D.

Michael Klein, M.D., J.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Section Chief of Nephrology at Westchester Medical Center


Division of Nephrology
Westchester Medical Center
Macy Pavilion
Valhalla, NY 10595 

Personal Profile:

Dr. Klein relocated from Chicago after graduating from the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine.  He did both his internal medicine residency and nephrology fellowship at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. While there, his house staff peers awarded him the Joseph Muschel memorial house staff award for excellence in ethics and patient care.  He joined the faculty of New York Medical College in 1998, where he is currently appointed as Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine.  He is known as an outstanding teacher and has been recognized repeatedly for his contributions to education in the medical school and the house staff training programs.  Dr. Klein is the section chief of Nephrology at Westchester Medical Center. He treats all forms of kidney disease but has special interests in dialysis, fluids and electrolytes, glomerular disease, and all stages of chronic kidney disease.   Of note, Dr Klein is a member of the Illinois bar association, having earned a J.D. from the University of Illinois College of Law and has an additional special interest in medical ethics.

Selected Publications:

Hemodial Int. 2016 Nov 8. doi: 10.1111/hdi.12511. Bioimpedance monitoring of cellular hydration during hemodialysis therapy.

Montgomery LD, Montgomery RW, Gerth WA, Lew SQ, Klein MD, Stewart JM, Medow MS, Velasquez MT

Successful Strategy for Management of Anuric Acute Kidney Injury Complicated by Severe Hyponatremia Using Continuous Venovenous Hemodialysis” Rahul N. Pawar, Rajat Lamba, Amy R. Patel, Venkata Buddharaju, Michael D Klein. Division of Nephrology, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY American Society of Nephrology Renal Week 2015