Dr. Stanley R. Klein MD Surgeon

Dr. Stanley Klein is a surgeon in Torrance, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including LAC-Harbor-University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center and Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center. He received his medical degree from UC San Diego School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Klein accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 20 doctors at LAC-Harbor-University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center and one of 22 at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery, Bariatric, Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Clinical Interests: Physiological Stress

Education & Medical Training

Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1976 - 1982

UC San Diego School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 33 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 23 years in Critical Care Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The effect of older blood on mortality, need for ICU care, and the length of ICU stay after major trauma.
Murrell, Z., Haukoos, J.S., Putnam, B., Klein, S.R.

Immediate preoperative injection of 99m-Tc sulfur colloid is effective in the detection of breast sentinel lymph nodes.
Vargas, H.I., Vargas, M.P., Gonzalez, K.D., Burla, M., Venegas, R., Diggles, L., Mishkin, F., Klein, S.R., Khalkhali, I.

A validation trial of subdermal injection compared with intraparenchymal injection for sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer.
Vargas, H.I., Tolmos, J., Agbunag, R.V., Mishkin, F., Vargas, M.P., Diggles, L., Gonzalez, K.D., Venegas, R., Klein, S.R., Khalkhali, I.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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