Christian S. Klein, MD

Christian S. Klein, MD


  • Cataract Surgery
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology


  • Graduated from The College of William and Mary with a BS in Biology in 1996.
  • Graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University, 2002.
  • Completed internship at York Hospital, 2003.
  • Completed residency in Ophthalmology at University Hospital of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University, 2003 - 2006.
  • Served as Adjunct Professor, Department of Ophthalmology at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 2006 – 2008.
  • Worked at Hammond Clinic, Munster, IL, 2008 – 2012.
  • Worked at University of Rochester Medical Center, Flaum Eye Institute, 2012 – 2022. Served as an Associate Professor and earned Outstanding Resident Teaching Award in 2016, 2021.
  • Board Certified to practice Ophthalmology in the United States since 2008.
  • Currently an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.


Dr. Klein was born and raised in Rochester, NY. His wife, Sarah Klein, is an Optometrist in the Rochester region. Together, they are busy raising two boys. Much of Dr. Klein’s free time is spent coaching sports or attending his son’s games. Dr. Klein’s other interests include reading, golfing, and investing in personal fitness.