Ronald D. Klug, M.D., F.A.A.O.

It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we inform you of the recent passing of Ronald D. Klug, MD. Dr. Klug passed away on November 17, 2022 after an 18-month battle with pancreatic cancer. He was the heart and soul of Ophthalmic Physicians of Monmouth for 35 years and we will all miss him more than words can express.



Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Subspecialty: Medical Retinal Disease

Dr. Ronald Klug joined Ophthalmic Physicians of Monmouth in July 1986 after having completed his training. He attended Queens College of CUNY, earning a B.A. in Biology in 1976, and New York University School of Medicine where he earned his M.D. in 1980. Thereafter, he spent two years as a resident in Internal Medicine at Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center and three years as a resident in Ophthalmology at New York University Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital. He then completed a fellowship in Medical Diseases of the Retina at Bellevue Hospital prior to joining the practice. He was board certified in Ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1987.

A Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Klug holds a Retinal Fellowship at NYU Bellevue. During the past, he has served as a member of the New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology's Board of Governors, as well as chair of the Diabetes 2000 program in conjunction with the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He also attended retina clinic at United Hospital/UMDNJ while participating in the functioning of their retinal electrophysiology laboratory. Most recently, Dr. Klug has served as the chairman of the Ophthalmology Department of Bayshore Community Hospital, where he is an attending physician. He also maintains privileges at Riverview Medical Center.

Dr. Klug practices Comprehensive Ophthalmology with a subspecialty in Medical Retinal Disease, including diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. He regularly lectures on these topics at Bayshore Community Hospital and oversees their annual diabetic retinopathy screening.

Dr. Klug lives in Morganville with his wife, Jacqueline. His two adult children both reside and work in New Jersey.