Our Physicians

Eric Kleinstein, MD, FACS

Board Certified General Surgeon
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Breast Cancer Diagnosis
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Complex Hernia Repairs
  • Gallbladder
  • Gallstone Disease Management
  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • General Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Procedures
  • Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Major Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Parathyroid
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Skin Malignancies
  • Splenectomies
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Wound Care

Dr. Eric Kleinstein has been practicing in South Florida since 2001. He moved his practice to Margate in September 2003. As a board Certified General Surgeon, his expertise and special interests are in Breast Surgery, Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, Thyroid Surgery, Complex Hernia Repairs, and Wound Care. Dr. Kleinstein is at the forefront of the latest surgical techniques, and was the first surgeon at Northwest Medical Center to perform a “SILS” Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (removing a patient’s Gall Bladder through only ONE incision).

Dr. Kleinstein is the Chair of the Department of Surgery at Northwest Medical Center, and sits on many various committees. He is also on staff at Coral Springs Medical Center and participates in various committees there as well. Other affiliations include University Hospital and Park Creek Surgical Center. Dr. Kleinstein’s vast experience in Wound Care has lead him to the position of “Medical Director” of the Wound Care Clinic at University Hospital.

Dr. Kleinstein attended New York University as an undergraduate. He graduated from UMDNJ — New Jersey Medical School in 1994. He began his residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. After completing a year in research during his residency, he returned to New Jersey Medical School to complete his training. His research has been published in various journals and presented at multiple meetings.

Dr. Kleinstein takes pride in spending time with his patients — never rushing anyone out. He will apologize for your waiting, but assures you it will be worth it! His interests include photography, which will be very apparent to all who walk through his office hallways and exam rooms!

Academic and Professional Affiliations

Diplomat, American Board of Surgery
Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Chair, Department of Surgery, Northwest Medical Center
Medical Director of The Wound Care Center at University Hospital
Hospital Affiliations: Northwest Medical Center, Coral Springs Medical Center, University Hospital, Park Creek Surgical Center
Advisory Board Member, Kaiser University PA Program

Honors and Recognition

His research has been published in various journals and presented at multiple meetings.