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Stephanie Z. Klein, M.D.

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Languages

  • English

Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 581-2955
Midvalley Health Center
243 East 6100 South
Murray, UT 84107
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(801) 581-2955
University Hospital
Dermatology, Clinic 28
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
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Bio

Dr. Stephanie Klein practices general dermatology, with a special interest in new and unexplained rashes. She is the founder and medical director of the "Same Day Dermatology" clinic at the University of Utah Hospital. She also has special interest in treating patients with hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and Raynaud's Disease/Phenomenon.

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Dermatology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Board Certification American Board of Dermatology (Dermatology)

Academic Profile

Research Interests

  • Sun Protection Behaviors
  • Quality Improvement
  • Treatment of Raynaud's Syndrome/Phenomenon
  • Hyperhidrosis

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Dermatology - Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Board Certification American Board of Dermatology (Dermatology)

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 581-6465 School of Medicine
Dermatology
30 N 1900 E
Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Academic Bio

Dr. Stephanie Klein is an assistant clinical professor at the University of Utah Department of Dermatology.

She is the director of the dermatology component of the "Skin, Muscle, Bone and Joint" medical student course and oversees all dermatology education in the first two years of medical school and during clinical rotations at the Veteran's Affairs Medical Center.

Dr. Klein is the founder and medical director of the University Hospital's "Same Day Dermatology" clinic, which offers timely appointments for patients with urgent skin concerns. Same Day Dermatology has been used as a model for improving value in healthcare and Dr. Klein has pursues research in this area.

Dr. Klein has become a regional expert in the treatment of hyperhidrosis. She often lectures about this topic to medical groups. She also specializes in medical uses of botulinum toxin (Botox) therapy, particulary in the treatment of Raynaud's disease/phenomenon.

In 2009, she founded SunSafe Utah, a multi-faceted teaching program aimed to show Utah's school children how to decrease their melanoma risk. In this capacity, she works with medical students, dermatology residents, dermatologists, the Environmental Protection Agency and the SHADE Foundation.

Research Statement

Dr. Klein's research interests are children's sun protective behavior, hyperhidrosis, treatment of Raynaud's Disease/Phenomenon and quality improvement in healthcare, particularly access to dermatologic care.

Education

Education History

Type School Degree
Residency Medical College of Wisconsin
Dermatology
Resident
Internship Exempla - St. Joseph's Hospital
Internal Medicine
Intern
Professional Medical University of Utah
Medicine
M.D.
Graduate Training University of Utah
Postbaccalaureate Studies
Undergraduate University of Notre Dame
Economics
B.A.

Publications

Selected Provider Publications

Journal Article

  1. Endo JO, Klein SZ, Pirozzi M, Pirozzi C, Hull CM (2011). Generalized Cryptococcus albidus in an immunosuppressed patient with palmopustular psoriasis. Cutis, 88(3), 129-32.
  2. Buchi KF, Zone SE, Lanheinrich K, Varner MW (2003). Changing prevalence of prenatal substance abuse in Utah. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 102(1), 27-30.
  3. Jones CR, Campbell SS, Zone SE, Cooper F, DeSano A, Murphy PJ, Jones B, Czajkowski L, Ptacek LJ (1999). Familial advanced sleep-phase syndrome: A short-period circadian rhythm variant in humans. Nat Med, 5(9), 1062-5.

Case Report

  1. Zone SE, Coffin CM, Vanderhooft SL (2003). Pathologic quiz case: unexplained hair loss--1 boy, 2 cats, and 1 dog. Arch Pathol Lab Med, 127(5), 629-30.

Poster

  1. Klein SZ, Pingree R, Evans M, Leachman SA (2012). Efficacy of a Sun Protection Program for Fourth Grade Students. Poster session presented at Pan American Society for Pigment Cell Research Conference, Park City, UT.
  2. Klein SZ, Zacharisen M, Dauenhauer MA, Drolet BA (2005). The Milk Allergy Dilemma: Dermatoses of Nutritional Deficiency in the First World. Poster session presented at Society of Pediatric Dermatology Annual Meeting, San Diego.
  3. Zone SE, Callis KP, Krueger GG (2002). Change in induration of target plaques in the first 4 to 6 weeks of systemic treatment is predictive of the final response to treatment of psoriasis. Poster session presented at Society of Investigative Dermatology Annual Meeting, Los Angeles.

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