Dr. Richard C. Kline earned his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine and completed his residency at Ochsner Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in gynecologic oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center and Tumor Institute in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Kline is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology and has been on staff at Ochsner since 1986 when he became Ochsners first staff gynecologic oncologist. He is a recognized expert in gynecologic oncology and has been named as one of the top gynecologic oncologists in the city by local publications.
Dr. Kline's special interest and expertise is in the treatment of malignancies of the female reproductive organs including cancer of the ovary, uterus, cervix, vagina, and vulva including radical pelvic surgery and chemotherapy. He is a prolific researcher and is an investigator for the National Cancer Institute's Gynecologic Oncology Group. Dr. Kline has written many articles for scientific publications including two book chapters.
Dr. Kline was listed as one of the top doctors in the August 2009 edition of the New Orleans Magazine.