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Dr. Gerald Klein

Radiology
SATELLITE BEACH, FL
51 years experience male

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Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Radiology

Licenses

United States: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, West Virginia

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

74 Answers
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
See an orbital or ne: If visual fields are affected by a brain tumor you should immediately see a surgeon who will determine what type of therapy is available to preserve v... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
No anatomic abnormal: Don't understand your question completely but an hsg only shows patency of tubes which are required in order to get pregnant normally. I assume that y... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Need more info: In a normal pregnancy fetal pole visible at about 5.5 to 6 weeks. Absence of fetal pole at 7 weeks problematic. You do not indicate whether fetal pole... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Possible, not likely: You don't indicate how long the lump has been present or how well defined it is. Can you feel its margins distinctly or is it vaguely defined. In any... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
See your doctor: Fluttering in your chest may be caused by a cardiac arrythmia. Holter monitoring for 24 to 48 hrs will show this. You don't indicate how often this oc... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
20 week: 20 week study more accurate for fetal anatomy and structure. Both studies equally accurate for viability.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Yes: treatment for colon cancer is removal unless the tumor has spread beyond the colon. Apparently your had not and so it was removed
A female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Not because of CT: A CT of the abdomen will not affect ones period. Other etiologies must be considered and excluded: most likely hormonal. Pregnancy also not excluded
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Yes: could have an occult or stress fracture
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Amount of pleura thi: diffuise pleural thickeneing involves most opf the pleural surface of both lungs. Focal plearal thickening is localized. Diffuse pleural thickening ca... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
No: Cure requires either surgical excision if possible or radiation and/or chemo if not
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Stone is made of cal: Stones are made of a variety of chemical compounds. Most have calcium within them which makes them bright on an x-ray. The more calcium or the larger ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
No: No MRI depending on the sequences done, will pick up abnormalities which have occurred a few minutes earlier. I assume that your doctor was looking fo... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
How old an ionjury: You don't indicate whether this is an acute, subacute or old injury. If this is symptomatic, treatment will probably require either surgical repair or... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Yes: Bone scan radioisotope excreted by kidneys. Photopenic areas (white spots) in kidneys suggest a space occupying lesion which is blocking normal excret... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Need to view films: Normal and abnormal shadows are present on an x-ray. Actual viewing of films required to evaluate.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Study of kidneys and: Normally the kidneys and ureters are studied by IVP exam where contrast is injected into veins and excreted by the kidneys. Sometimes, visualizations ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Depends: Did you fall or have other significant trauma. If so, x-ray probably prudent to exclude a fracture. Even if you don't remember, it sounds like you hav... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Brain MR=head MR: Brain MRI is the same as a head mri. Parts of the face are covered on this study but if the area of concern is the face then a different set of imnage... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
One is a MD, the oth: A radiation therapist( or radiation oncologist) designs radiation therapy usually for cancer. A dosimetrist helps him to calculate the actual dosage t... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Very safe: Assuming you are not allergic to the dye and do not have kidney problems, the dye is safe. People with dye allergies often are allergic to shellfish, ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Go to your doc: Suggest ugi or endoscopy to exclude a problem in your oropharanx or esophagus
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Possibly sore throat: I assum,e from your question that you had a barium swallow which evaluates your esophagus in the neck. There are other structures in the neck: such as... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Type and possibly or: An MRI would tell you the tissue type of the mass (muscle, fat, blood or whatever) and also possible origin of the mass (what structure it is coming f... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Probably nothing: You don;t indicate the time between scans. If it was a short period, there may be overlap between values; for instance, if the us says 5w that could m... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
No: Contrast utilized in chest ct is usually iv, excreted by kidneys in normal person. Contrast is not radioactive.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Do as they ask: A transabdomial pelvic ultrasound requires a maximally distended urinary bladder to perform adequately. Usually patients are instructed to drink a lar... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
No: NSF is a rare condition sometimes associated with gadolinium administration (contrast) during an MRI exam in patients with renal disease. This is not ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Need futher evaluati: Large cysts, especially complex cysts in postmenopausal women are always of some concern and need to be evaluated further. Suggest you followup with y... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Not normal: Not normal but would only require fixing by surgery if it is causing symptoms. Sounds unlikely. Dessicated discs and bulging unusual for someone your ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Restless leg syndrom: If cramps are worse with exercise, arterial disease is most likely etiology. If cramps are worse at night, restless leg syndrome needs to be excluded.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Should show usually: A small lesion in the pancreas might not show up if it did not alter either the contour of the gland or its density. This would be unusual but not imp... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Severe headache: Usually if an aneurysm ruptures patient will complain of worst headache of her life. May also have stiff neck and other neurologic sytmptoms. Symptoms... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Depend: Is this sound in your ear or head? You don't say. If in the ear, see an ENT doc, if in the head, see a neurologist. The doctor will determine whether ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Yes: Any measurement greater than 5 cm generally considered enlarged.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Yes yes: Lead in walls and windows absorbs x-rays thus preventing them from leaving the room. This is to prevent people outside the room from being unnecessar... Read More
A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Shorter recovery tim: Laparascopic surgery ios performed thru a scope/ small hole and not thru an open incision. Therefore healing is usually faster as is recovery time
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Could be: Avascular necrosis means that a portion of the bone has no blood folw and therefore has died. Sometimes this piece may fragment. Thisi in turn may dam... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Probably: Normal gb ejection fraction if greratere than 35% at 60 minutes. Your is way below normal indicating gb contractile dysfunction. Assuming your dr. Fee... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Several ways: Stones can be removed surgically or sometimes through a scope. They can also be pulverized by ultrasound waves (eswl) if they are large enough. Then s... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Either could be: Ultrasound is not accurate to the exact day but to a range of dates. It cannot distinguish a 3 day difference in age.
A female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Get MRI: A tumor needs to be excluded. Suggest MRI to do that. Still could be a lipoma however. Need to see what this is.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Check with neurolo: sounds like a neuropathy. Check with a neurologist
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
In many ways: radiology allows your doctor to see inside your body without surgery. Thus results in diagnoses being made earlier allowing better results from treatm... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Torn muscle: Sounds like a torn or partially torn muscle. Suggest MRI of the pelvis to evaluate.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Not necessarily: You indicate that the us showed swollen lymph nodes but you don't say how large they were or whether they had normal appearing anatomy. The red and bl... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Not from an ordinary: Sounds like you had an MRI arthrogram. Injecting contrast in joint may cause some pain from the injection, needle stick, or joint distension. Shold on... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Something close to t: Bright red blood usually indicates bleeding close to the anus vs, further up in the colon where the stool would look black. Common causes include hemm... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Klein
Radiology 51 years experience
Ask the Doctor who o: Ask the doctor who ordered it to explain the results to you. If he cannot, ask the radiologist who read it to explain the result to you.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Klein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Klein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you, thank you so much! I don’t want to disrespect the doctor’s wait time, but I was terrified. This gives me a lot of hope. Thank you.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Im having same issue. Pyridium & Bactrim hav done nothing for my UTI
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Thanks for your quick reply! Neurologist was thinking aboutMS.He send me to MScentre.yes contrast

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, PA
Graduated 1971MD

Residency

ALBERT EINSTEIN MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 1975

Awards

Thought Leader, Third Place, the Orlando Region - Spring
2017
Top Doctor, Third Place, the Orlando Region - Spring
2017
Top Radiologist, Second Place, Florida - Spring
2017
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