Laurence Kleiner, MD

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Dayton Children's Hospital
Dayton, OH 45404
Phone: 937-641-3461
Fax: 937-641-5493

Department: Neurosurgery.

Services: Neurology / Oncology, Neurosurgery.


Laurence Kleiner, MD, earned his medical degree at Temple University in Philadelphia, where he also completed a neurological surgery residency. Dr. Kleiner completed a fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery at Brown University School of Medicine in Providence, R.I. He has worked at Dayton Children’s since 2002, describing the hospital as a “nationally acclaimed institution with a heart.” He has a special interest in minimally invasive neurosurgical procedures, and in caring for patients with tumors of the central nervous system, traumatic neurological injuries, hydrocephalus, spinal congenital anomaly, craniosynostosis and spina bifida.

Languages Spoken: English and French

Special Interests: Tumors of the central nervous system, neurotrauma, craniosynostosis spinal bifida

Education and Training+

Medical School: Temple University

Residency: Temple University

Fellowship: Pediatric neurosurgery/CFS physiology, Brown University School of Medicine

Board Certification: Board certified in Neurosurgery, certified ATLS instructor, Laser Burgery certified, PALS, CPR

Awards, Honors and Organizations+

Amber Rollins Chair, Martha N. Franz Award for teaching excellence

In The News+


Dr. Kleiner for Kohl's Cares A Minute for Kids- Concussions

Get to Know Me+

I chose my specialty because... there is nothing more fascinating than the human nervous system.

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because... it is a great organization with a vision to help all children in the greater Dayton area.

Dayton Children's is special because... it is a nationally acclaimed institution with a heart.

Other Notes: Dr. Kleiner is the Amber L. Rollins Neurosurgery Endowed Chair and assistant professor, department of surgery, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine.

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