Anatole Kleiner, M.D.
Dr. Anatole Kleiner was born in Kiev, Ukraine. His family immigrated to the United States in 1979. He was
raised in a suburb of Syracuse, NY and attended Harvard College, where he graduated Magna cum Laude
with a degree in chemistry. He attended medical school at SUNY Stony Brook, where he met his wife,
Jessica. Dr. Kleiner moved to Rochester, NY in 2002. He did his residency training in Internal Medicine and
fellowship training in Allergy/Immunology and Rheumatology at the University of Rochester Medical Center,
in Rochester, NY. During his fellowship training, Dr. Kleiner coauthored several review articles dealing with
psoriatic arthritis, seronegative spondyloarthropathy, and anaphylaxis, and was a coauthor for scientific
abstracts on the topics of inflammatory arthritis and angioedema.
Dr. Kleiner joined the AAIR practice in July of 2008. His current interests include diagnosis and treatment
of patients with environmental allergies and associated illnesses such as asthma and rhinitis. In addition,
Dr. Kleiner is trained in the diagnosis and treatment of autoimmune conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis,
systemic lupus erythematosus, and vasculitis. He is involved in AAIR’s clinical research center, and has
been sub-investigator and principle investigator on a number of research studies. He also helps train
current medical students, residents, and fellows from the University of Rochester Medical Center and the
Unity Health System.
Dr. Kleiner is board-certified in Allergy and Clinical Immunology as well as Internal Medicine and
Rheumatology. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology and the American
College of Rheumatology and is also a member of the American Medical Association and Monroe County
Medical Society. Additionally, Dr. Kleiner is appointed as Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the
University of Rochester Medical Center. He has admitting and consulting privileges at Strong Memorial
Hospital and consulting privileges at Highland, Unity, and FF Thompson Hospitals.
Dr. Kleiner has three young children, who consume most of his waking (and sleeping) hours outside of
medical practice. As a result, his hobbies and interests include junior tennis, ballet, Barbie dolls, and