Dr. Kenneth Klein

Dr. Kenneth Klein grew up in Woodbridge, New Jersey, where he graduated from Woodbridge High School. He majored in Biology at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he earned his undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree. He then went on to study medicine at Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia where he received his medical degree. Dr. Klein completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Klein performed the first operative arthroscopy in New Jersey in 1972. He pioneered in the development of arthroscopic techniques. He also performed one of the first knee replacement surgeries at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

He is a member and past president of the New Jersey Orthopedic Society. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is a member of the Arthroscopy Association of North America as well as the International Arthroscopy Association. He has many publications including coauthoring an orthopedic textbook about the knee.

His expertise is in arthroscopy of the knee, shoulder, ankle, and wrist. He also performs knee and hip replacement surgeries. He is an assistant clinical professor of orthopedic surgery at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.

Medical Degree:

Temple University School of Medicine

Undergraduate Degree:

Temple University


Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


Surgical Residency: Temple University Hospital

Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Board Certifications and Society Memberships:

American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

American College of Sports Medicine

American College of Surgeons

American Medical Association

International Arthroscopy Association

Middlesex County Medical Society

New Jersey Orthopedic Society


Gimenez JL, Winters WL Jr, Davila JC, Connell J, Klein KS. Dynamics of the Starr-Edwards Ball Valve Prosthesis: a Cine-Fluorographic and Ultrasonic Study in Humans. American Journal of Medical Sciences. 1965 Dec;250(6):652-7

DiStefano VJ, Klein KS, Nixon JE, Andrews ET. Intra-Operative Analysis of the Effects of Position and Body Habitus on Surgery of the Low Back. A Preliminary Report. Clinical Orthopaedic and Related Research. 1974 Mar-Apr;(99):51-6

Klein KS, Aland CM, Kim HC, Eisele J, Saidi P. Long Term Follow-Up of Arthroscopic Synovectomy for Chronic Hemophilic Synovitis. Arthroscopy 1987;3(4):231-6

Kim HC, Klein KS, Hirsch S, Seibold JR, Eisele J, Saidi P. Arthoscopic Synovectomy and Treatment of Hemophiliac Synovitis. Scandinavian Journal of Haematology

Klein KS, Saxanoff S. Arthrography Arthroscopy Tria, Alfred J.; Klein, Kenneth S An Illustrated Guide to the Knee. Publisher: Churchill-Livingstone 1992

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