Lawrence Kline, DO

Lawrence Kline, DO is originally from Hazleton, Pennsylvania. He joined Scripps Clinic in 1978, and is director of the Scripps Clinic Sleep Center. Dr. Kline’s clinical and research interests include sleep and breathing disorders, noninvasive and invasive ventilation, sleep and heart disease, sleep and neuromuscular disorders, respiratory infections, lung cancer and chronic obstructive lung disease. In addition, he has a special interest in sarcoidosis, interstitial lung disease, combined cardiac and lung disease, pulmonary hypertension, mechanical ventilators, respiratory care modalities and medical ethics.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine, 2011
  • American Board of Sleep Medicine, Sleep Medicine, 1992
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, 1976
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1975

Medical Education

  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO, 1971

Internships

  • US Public Health Service Hospital, Internship-Medicine, 1972

Residencies

  • US Public Health Service Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1974

Fellowships

  • University of California, San Diego, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, 1976