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Jason Klein, MD

Jason Klein, MD, RPVI


Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiac & Peripheral Vascular Imaging

Dr. Jason Klein is the Medical Director of the Vascular Lab at Heart and Vascular Center of Arizona. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine. He earned his bachelors degree from the University of Pennsylvania where he was designated a University Scholar by the Honors Program.

He earned his medical degree from Sackler School of Medicine at Tel Aviv University, Israel. He completed his General Surgery Internship at Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency. He remained in Phoenix to complete his Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center/Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center where he remained for Fellowship training in Cardiovascular Medicine. He served as Chief Cardiovascular Fellow in 2010-2011.

His areas of interest are consultative cardiology, nuclear cardiology, cardiac pacing, echocardiography, and peripheral vascular ultrasound. He is one of 12 physicians in Arizona to hold the Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation credential.

Dr. Klein is originally from Roslyn, New York, and is married and has two children.


  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging and software employed to render three-dimensional images and quantify upper airway structures in obstructive sleep apnea patients
  • High resolution mapping to characterize isthmus conduction properties in a canine model of atrial reentrant arrhythmia


  • Growing Collateral Arteries On Demand. Charles Oh, MD, Jason Klein, MD, Maymond Q. Migrino MD, Kent Thronburg. Recent Patents on Cardiovascular Drug Discovery. In Press, June, 2011
  • Noncompaction Cardiomyopathy with Right Ventricular Thrombus in a 24 Year Old Male, case report and literature review. JD Klein MD, G. Cherukuri, MD, Papendorf, RDCS, Shravan Sridhar BS, KB Desser, MD. Pending,
  • Right Heart Failure as Initial Presentation of Carcinoid Syndrome. JD Klein, A Mathew, F Gonzalez, H Richter, KB Desser. American College of Cardiology Heart Valve Summit, Boston, Mass. 2008
  • Global Health Neglected. JD Klein, Student British Medical Journal Volume 9; 313; September, 2001.
  • Intermediate Traits For Sleep Apnea Utilizing Volumetric MR Imaging of Upper Airway Structures. RW Pierson, AI Pack, R Arens, MJ Pasirstein, JC Hung, JD Klein, RJ Schwab. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163: A635, 2001.
  • Normal Versus Apneic Upper Airway Anatomy: A Volumetric Study. JD Klein, RW Pierson, JJ Runyon, JC Hung, JB Schellenberg, AI Pack, RJ Schwab. Sleep 23: A40, 2000. Lecture Presentation at the Associated Professional Sleep Societies Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, June 2000.
  • Volumetric Analysis of Upper Airway Structures in Normals and Apneics. JD Klein, RW Pierson, JC Hung, RJ Schwab. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161: A251, 2000. Poster Presentation at the American Thoracic Society, Toronto, Canada, May 2000.
  • Modeling Regional Upper Airway Stresses During Weight Loss in Apneics. Ritter CT, Klein JD, Gupta KB, Runyon J, Schwab RJ.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161: A890, 2000.
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Journal of American Society of Echocardiography – “Layer-specific strain analysis allows examination of regional changes during acute and chronic stages of myocardial infarction”
  • Awards and Honors
  • Resident of the year 2007-2008 – Internal Medicine, Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ
  • Dean’s List for Excellence in Teaching by a House Officer, University of Arizona College of Medicine, 2006
  • University Scholar for Academic Research – University of Pennsylvania Honors Program 1995-1998
  • Leadership Award – Colorado Outward Bound School for Alpine Mountaineering, 1994


  • American College of Cardiology – Member
  • American Board of Internal Medicine – Diplomat
  • Society for Vascular Ultrasound – Member
  • American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Ultrasound – RPVI credential
  • American Society of Nuclear Cardiology – Affiliate Member
  • American Society of Echocardiography – Member
  • Maricopa County Medical Society – Member
  • American College of Physicians