David M. Klein, MD
Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder Surgery
Dr. David Klein was born and raised in New York City before moving with his family to Jacksonville, Florida. Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, he holds a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand.
At Kennedy-White Orthopaedics, Dr. Klein’s practice includes surgery of the hand, elbow, and shoulder, including joint replacement and treatment of rotator cuff disease. From 2013 - 2021, he has been named a Top Doctor by Sarasota Magazine.
A graduate of Princeton University, Dr. Klein earned his undergraduate degree in chemical engineering. He attended medical school at the University of Florida in Gainesville, graduating with honors. Following a surgery internship at the University of Texas in San Antonio/Bexar County Hospital, Dr. Klein completed his orthopedic training at SUNY-Downstate/Kings County Hospital, where he was named a Kings County Hospital Outstanding Physician. During his orthopedic training, he also received the Bernard Freundlich/Mercer Rang Award.
Dr. Klein joined Kennedy-White Orthopaedic Center in 1999 after completing his hand surgery fellowship at the University of South Florida/Tampa General Hospital program.
Dr. Klein has published several papers in orthopedic literature. He has a clinical interest in the treatment of wrist fractures and their complications. He has been involved in teaching through lectures to the USF Hand Surgery Fellowship as well as to the Orlando Regional Hospital Orthopaedic Residency. Along with some of his partners at Kennedy-White Orthopaedics, he teaches medical students from Florida State University in their surgical sub-specialty rotations.
In his spare time, Dr. Klein enjoys sailing and is an avid photographer, displaying his work throughout our office. With an interest in aviation history since he was a young child, he flies and dogfights with computer flight simulators (though he’s not a “real-life” pilot). Additionally, Dr. Klein has an affinity for Victorian architecture and spends plenty of “shop time” working on various house projects of his own.
Dr. Klein's YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiHDqkK2twjLYlRyICwjOgw
DR. KLEIN IN THE NEWS:
Suncoast View and ABC 7 featured Dr. Klein in their report "Treating Shoulder Pain"
List of Video Topics - "Orthopedic Moments"
Trigger Fingers - https://youtu.be/H1gb-tH1hlw
Dupuytren's Contractures versus Trigger Fingers - https://youtu.be/J09-X6ZsWNQ
Dupuytren's Contractures- https://youtu.be/t5izjiDFutU
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome- https://youtu.be/zkizvETE7fw
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome- https://youtu.be/iO5Twrgshr4
Dequervain's Tendinitis of the Wrist- https://youtu.be/BfqKWs4h0NI
Basal Joint Arthritis of the Thumb- https://youtu.be/0NQgvSergcY
Heberden's Nodes and Finger Arthritis- https://youtu.be/f0n67FfxD8k
Finger Sprains - https://youtu.be/kH75p0CpTyY
Sprains and Strains- https://youtu.be/HV1Wmmz_v_4
Ganglion Cysts of the Wrist- https://youtu.be/k80B0--gMfw
Mucous Cysts of the Finger- https://youtu.be/3KoPvzXdgp0
Biceps Ruptures at the Elbow- https://youtu.be/JOeHpnq2AQQ
Biceps Ruptures at the Shoulder- https://youtu.be/FIX4PVHg5kw
Wrist Fractures/Distal Radius Fractures- https://youtu.be/ubUfLhW_V1A
Motion of the Shoulder- https://youtu.be/eNPYlgrZgL8
The Rotator Cuff- https://youtu.be/E6Am6qUusu4
Rotator Cuff Tears- https://youtu.be/Ha0N6rfzHwI
What is Shoulder Arthritis? - https://youtu.be/3CUxwHNwIR0
Anatomic versus Reverse Total Shoulder Replacements - https://youtu.be/RsHr6f60zys
Frozen Shoulder - https://youtu.be/qqqVxOP5Htc
Biceps Tendon at the Shoulder- https://youtu.be/huNYo3NSQZQ
AC Joint Arthritis/Acromioclavicular Arthritis- https://youtu.be/l2G8SmhtS1k
Hand Surgery - Post-op Care - https://youtu.be/PU4rkyB_G7U
Elbow Surgery - Post-op Care- https://youtu.be/7V2b0Wr6ai8
Shoulder Surgery - Post-op Care- https://youtu.be/B5IgpGWXePA
What is Debridement?- https://youtu.be/rAOcOus9_dk
What is a Fracture?- https://youtu.be/IjRfab-4iRM
What is Arthritis?- https://youtu.be/vSb7vrdqBO8
Post-op Expectations- https://youtu.be/j78Yg2iwNWM