Pediatric Oncologists/ Ronald Kline, MD, FAAP
RONALD KLINE, MD, FAAP
Ronald Kline is a board certified pediatric hematologist-oncologist and pediatric bone marrow transplant physician. He has served on the board of trustees of the Clark County Medical Society since 2003 and was president in 2005-06. He has been an officer of the Nevada State Medical Association since 2006, serving as the Association’s president from 2010-11. In addition, he has been the Alternate Delegate from Southern Nevada to the AMA House of Delegates since 2008.
Dr. Kline has been very active in the community-wide discussion about creating an academic medical center in Clark County, and chaired the advisory body to the Regent’s committee on the topic, as well as being a member of the selection committee for the UNR president in 2006. He is a graduate of Leadership Las Vegas (2004) and Leadership Henderson (2008). He is also a board member of the Sunrise Children’s Foundation and the Treasurer of the World Affairs Council of Las Vegas. He was recently appointed by Governor Sandoval to the Board of Directors of the Silver State Health Insurance Exchange.
Dr. Kline was the recipient of the Healthcare Hero Award for Care Provider of the Year from Nevada Business Magazine in 2009 and received the University of Southern Nevada’s “Champions of Health Care in Education” award for 2011.
Dr. Kline is the author of 20 scientific articles, as well as the editor of a textbook on pediatric bone marrow transplantation. He is a native of Southern California, receiving his undergraduate and medical degrees from UCLA. His postgraduate clinical training was at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles and UCSF. In addition, he completed a research fellowship at the National Cancer Institute, publishing work on the immunotherapy of cancer. He is a physician/shareholder in Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada and has resided in Las Vegas for 10 years.
He has been married for more than 20 years to his wife Rachel. They have two children, Danny and Ariel. His hobbies include snow skiing, scuba diving, photography and sailing.