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Lanning B. Kline, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology

Area of Interest:
neuro-ophthalmology
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620

Dr. Kline’s clinical practice encompasses all aspects of neuro-ophthalmology. In his practice, Dr. Kline collaborates with neurologists and neurosurgeons to provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatments of neurological disorders. This includes abnormal eye movement, blepharospasm, brain tumors, double vision, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, optic nerve disease, stroke affecting vision and thyroid eye disease.

Dr. Kline is the author of Neuro-Ophthalmology Review Manual, which released its seventh edition in 2013. He is also the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology.

From 1998-2011 Dr. Kline served as chair of the department, and his leadership transformed the department into the well-respected academic department.

Dr. Kline is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, is a member of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a director of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Kline has been named as one of the “Best Doctors in America” yearly since 1992, the first year the list was published.

Dr. Kline is a native of Edmonton, Alberta. He graduated from the Duke University School of Medicine, where he also did his internship. His residency training was at McGill University, Montreal. He completed fellowships in neuro-ophthalmology at the Montreal Neurological Institute and at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Fla. 

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Education & Training

Medical School: Duke University
Internship: Duke University
Residency in Ophthalmology: McGill University
Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute & Montreal Neurological Institute 

Contact Information

Location: Callahan Eye Hospital, Suite 601
Appointment Phone: 205-325-8620
Fax: 205-325-8654
Email:lkline@uab.edu
Contact Person: Neoami Scott, 205-488-0756