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Kurt L. Klinepeter, MD

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Kurt L. Klinepeter, MD

Kurt L. Klinepeter, MD



Physician Rating

4.9 out of 5

34 Ratings

Contact Information

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  • Fax: 336-760-4702

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  • American Academy of Pediatrics

  • NPI: 1639153927

Clinical Interests

  • Behavioral and Developmental Pediatrics, Neonatal Outcome

Education & Training

  • BS

    1977 - University of Florida

  • MD

    1980 - University of South Florida College of Medicine

  • Residency

    1983 - Pediatrics: Children's Hospital Medical Center - Cincinnati

  • Fellowship

    1985 - Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: University of Cincinnati College

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics


Research Contact Information

Research Interests

  • Cerebral Palsy, Infant, Very Low Birth Weight, Mental Disorders, Pediatrics, Child Behavior Disorders

Recent Publications

  • Behavioral health practices in the midst of black box warnings and mental health reform.
    Williams J, Klinepeter K, Palmes G, Pulley A, Meschan Foy J. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2007 Jun; 46(5):424-30.
  • Survival and major neurodevelopmental impairment in extremely low gestational age newborns born 1990-2000: a retrospective cohort study.
    Washburn LK, Dillard RG, Goldstein DJ, Klinepeter KL, deRegnier RA, O'Shea TM. BMC Pediatr. 2007 May; 7:20.
  • Use of an electronic record audit to enhance mental health training for pediatric residents.
    Williams J, Klinepeter K, Palmes G, Foy JM. Teach Learn Med. 2007; 19(4):357-61.
  • Referral by pediatricians of children with behavioral health disorders.
    Williams J, Palmes G, Klinepeter K, Pulley A, Foy JM. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2005 May; 44(4):343-9.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of behavioral health disorders in pediatric practice.
    Williams J, Klinepeter K, Palmes G, Pulley A, Foy JM. Pediatrics. 2004 Sep; 114(3):601-6.
  • Randomized placebo-controlled trial of a 42-day tapering course of dexamethasone to reduce the duration of ventilator dependency in very low birth weight infants: outcome of study participants at 1-year adjusted age.
    O'Shea TM, Kothadia JM, Klinepeter KL, Goldstein DJ, Jackson BG, Weaver RG, Dillard RG. Pediatrics. 1999 Jul; 104(1 Pt 1):15-21.
  • Jumping translocation with partial duplications and triplications of chromosomes 7 and 15.
    Jewett T, Marnane D, Stewart W, Hayworth-Hodge R, Finklea L, Klinepeter K, Rao PN, Pettenati MJ. Clin. Genet. 1998 May; 53(5):415-20.
  • Trends in mortality and cerebral palsy in a geographically based cohort of very low birth weight neonates born between 1982 to 1994.
    O'Shea TM, Preisser JS, Klinepeter KL, Dillard RG. Pediatrics. 1998 Apr; 101(4 Pt 1):642-7.
  • Prenatal events and the risk of cerebral palsy in very low birth weight infants.
    O'Shea TM, Klinepeter KL, Dillard RG. Am. J. Epidemiol. 1998 Feb; 147(4):362-9.
  • Intrauterine infection and the risk of cerebral palsy in very low-birthweight infants.
    O'Shea TM, Klinepeter KL, Meis PJ, Dillard RG. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 1998 Jan; 12(1):72-83.

All Publications

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Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
CP efforts to include in decisions
CP explanations of prob/condition
CP spoke using clear language
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
Likelihood of recommending CP
Patients' confidence in CP
Time CP spent with patient
Wait time at clinic

Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

  • 6/11/2018

    Dr. Klinepeter is a true example of how healthcare should be everywhere. He takes his time and is so patient with the babies. I felt like he had no where to go and we were his only patient. He truly listened to me.

  • 5/18/2018

    (Mom) I absolutely love visiting Dr. Klinepeter with my special needs daughter. He is very knowledgeable and he always speaks to us with respect and kindness. He listens well, and is very fast when I request to have a form completed, a prescription written for equiptment or a letter of recommendation for my daughter to get into a program of such. I feel very thankful that we are his patient. I don't know how he does it all. He's amazing to us.

  • 2/2/2018

    We love this doctor. Excellent bedside manners. Would highly recommend him!!! Seems to really care about his patients & need more doctors like him.


We're sorry, Dr. Klinepeter is not currently accepting new patients. If you are an existing patient, you may contact the office directly at 336-713-4500.

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