Ophir D. Klein

MD PhD

Chair, Division of Craniofacial Anomalies
Chief, Division of Medical Genetics
Pediatric medical geneticist

Dr. Ophir Klein is a specialist in pediatric medical genetics who cares for children with skull, face and dental abnormalities, which may be part of a genetic syndrome, as well as general genetic disorders. His research interests include craniofacial and tooth developmental biology and adult stem cell biology.

Klein completed his medical degree, doctorate and residency in pediatrics at Yale University. He completed a residency in medical genetics and a fellowship in developmental biology at UCSF. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, American Society of Human Genetics, American College of Medical Genetics, International Association for Dental Research, American Association for Dental Research, American Cleft Palate – Craniofacial Association, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research, and Society for Pediatric Research.

  • Education

    Yale School of Medicine, MD, 2000

  • Residencies

    Yale University, Pediatrics, 2003

    UCSF, Genetics, 2007

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Developmental Biology, 2007

  • Academic Title

    Professor

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