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All of our doctors are board-certified in dermatology or plastic surgery.

We look forward to providing outstanding dermatologic care to you and your family in a welcoming and professional environment.”

Peter A. Klein, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Port Jefferson Dermatology

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Peter A. Klein, M.D., F.A.A.D.

Biography | Publications & Presentations

Dr. Klein is a native New Yorker. He received his medical degree as a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Klein completed his internship in Internal Medicine at University Hospital at Stony Brook. He also received his specialty training in Dermatology at University Hospital at Stony Brook, where he served as Chief Resident in Dermatology. Dr. Klein is Board Certified in Dermatology by the American Board of Dermatology.

In addition to his private practice responsibilities, Dr. Klein is an Associate Professor of Dermatology in the Department of Dermatology at University Hospital at Stony Brook. Dr. Klein served as Residency Program Director from 2007 through 2013. In 2006, Dr. Klein received the Department of Dermatology Resident Teaching Award, which is given annually to recognize outstanding teaching by an attending physician. In 2011, Dr. Klein also received the Department of Dermatology Faculty Service Award for his contributions to the academic mission of Stony Brook Dermatology.

Dr. Klein has published extensively and continues to contribute to the medical literature. By writing on unusual presentations and treatments of disease, Dr. Klein remains at the forefront of dermatologic diagnosis and therapy. These manuscripts have been published in international journals of Dermatology and presented at national academic meetings.

Publications & Presentations

Biography | Publications & Presentations

Dr. Klein’s academic publications and presentations are listed below.

MEDICAL JOURNALS
ELECTRONIC TEXTBOOKS
ACADEMIC MEETING POSTERS
ORAL PRESENTATIONS

MEDICAL JOURNALS

Kim D.P., Klein P.A. Acquired cutis laxa in a 55-year-old female with multiple myeloma and serologic evidence of systemic lupus erythematosus. Dermatol Online J. 2011, July; 17(7):8.

Fthenakis A, Klein P.A. Retiform purpura in a patient with a history of cocaine use. Dermatol Online J. 2011, April;17(4):11.

Slutsky JB, Clark RA, Remedios AA, Klein PA. An evidence-based review of the efficacy of coal tar preparations in the treatment of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. J Drugs Dermatol. 2010, Oct;9(10):1258-64.

Cocks-Eschler D, Klein PA. An evidence-based review of the efficacy of topical antihistamines in the relief of pruritus. J Drugs Dermatol. 2010, 9(8). 1-6.

Femia A, Klein PA. Iatrogenic lipomatosis: a rare manifestation of treatment with a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma agonist. Dermatol Online J. 2010, 16(4). 15.

Klein P.A., Jones E.C., Nelson J.L., Clark R.A.F. Infectious causes of pityriasis lichenoides: a case report of fulminant infectious mononucleosis and a review of the literature. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003, 49(2). 151-153.

Cantatore J.L., Klein P.A., Lieblich L.M. Cutaneous dental sinus tract, a common misdiagnosis: a case report and review of the literature. Cutis. 2002;70:264-267.

Kristal L, Klein P.A. Atopic dermatitis in infants and children: an update. Ped Clin N America. 2000;47:877-895.

Klein P.A., Callen J.P. Drug-induced linear IgA bullous dermatosis after vancomycin discontinuance in a patient with renal insufffiency. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2000;42(2):316-323.

Klein P.A., Clark R.A.F. The efficacy of antihistamines in relieving pruritus in atopic dermatitis: an evidence-based review of the literature. Arch Dermatol. 1999;135:1522-1525.

Klein P.A., Nicol N.H., Clark R.A.F. Acute infection with Trichophyton rubrum associated with flares of atopic dermatitis. Cutis. 1999;63:171-172.

Klein P.A., Appel J., Callen J.P. Sarcoidosis of the vulva: a rare cutaneous manifestation. J Am Acad Dermatol. 1998;39:281-283.

Klein P.A., Greene W.H., Fuhrer J., Clark R.A.F. Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in outpatients with psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, or HIV infection. Arch Dermatol. 1997;133:1463-1465.

ELECTRONIC TEXTBOOKS

Klein P.A., Callen J.P. Linear IgA dermatosis. Book of Dermatology. www.emedicine.com.

Klein P.A., Callen J.P. Pityriasis lichenoides. Book of Dermatology. www.emedicine.com.

Klein P.A. Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis. Book of Dermatology. www.emedicine.com.

ACADEMIC MEETING POSTERS

2012. American Academy of Dermatology. Interesting Cases from Stony Brook University. Kaufmann TL, Klein PA, Anthony L, Kim DP, Minasso J, Hirth DA. SUNY at Stony Brook.

2011. American Academy of Dermatology. Interesting Cases from Stony Brook University. Kaufmann TL, Klein PA, Bost S, Fthenakis A, Shirsat S, Kim DP. SUNY at Stony Brook.

2010. American Academy of Dermatology. A Year at Stony Brook University Department of Dermatology. Lozeau DF, Zhou W, Silverstein DI, Klein PA. SUNY at Stony Brook.

2009. American Academy of Dermatology. A Year at Stony Brook University Department of Dermatology. Golfarb N.I., Siamas K.A., Klein P.A. SUNY at Stony Brook.

2007. American Academy of Dermatology. A Year at Stony Brook University Department of Dermatology. Fradlis B., Adams C.W., Quigley E.A., Klein P.A. SUNY at Stony Brook.

2002. American Academy of Dermatology. Cutaneous dental sinus tract, a common misdiagnosis: a case report and review of the literature. Cantatore J.L., Klein P.A., Lieblich L.M. SUNY at Stony Brook.

2000. American Academy of Dermatology. Infectious causes of pityriasis lichenoides: a case report of fulminant infectious mononucleosis and a review of the literature. Jones E.C., Klein P.A., Clark R.A.F. SUNY at Stony Brook.

1998. American College of Physicians. A case report of vancomycin- induced linear IgA bullous dermatosis with response to moderate dose of steroids. Sangwan A,. Saradoff V., Krishnamurthy S., Klein P.A. Department of Medicine, SUNY at Stony Brook.

1996. Society for Investigative Dermatology. Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in outpatients with psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, or HIV infection. Klein P.A., Greene W.H., Fuhrer J., Clark R.A.F. Department of Dermatology, SUNY at Stony Brook.

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

2008. Dermatology Grand Rounds. University Hospital at Stony Brook. Update on Cutaneous Changes and Dermatoses of Pregnancy.

2004. Family Medicine Update 2004. University Hospital at Stony Brook. What’s new in dermatology.

2003. Jefferson’s Ferry Assisted Living Facility. Geriatric dermatology.

2003. Grand Rounds. Department of Dermatology, University Hospital at Stony Brook. Review of fascinating cases.

2002. Dermatology Nurses Association Dinner. Cutaneous changes and dermatoses of pregnancy.

2000. Annual Residents’ Night, New York Academy of Medicine. The efficacy of antihistamines in relieving pruritus in atopic dermatitis: an evidence-based review of the literature.

1996. Annual Residents’ Night, New York Academy of Medicine. Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in outpatients with psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, or HIV infection.

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