Patient Resources

Klein & Birns Urology (KBU) is committed to making every patient's experience as pleasant as possible. You can avoid any unnecessary inconvenience or frustration by following the general recommendations below.

What to Bring to Your Appointment:

  • Insurance card
  • Physician referral forms if required by insurance
  • List of current prescription or over-the-counter medications you are taking, including dose and frequency
  • Pertinent information about your medical and surgical history
  • Recent x-rays or appropriate records you may have
  • You can save time by preregistering for an appointment here.

Insurance and Payment Information

Klein & Birns Urology is a provider for Medicare and most major insurance plans. We provide insurance billing. Anything not covered by insurance will be the responsibility of the patient.

For those services not covered by insurance, Klein & Birns Urology requests payment at the time of appointment. Your insurance company may also require you to pay a co-payment at the time of your appointment. When necessary, our staff will work closely with those patients who require a payment plan.

If you have any questions regarding which insurance plans we accept, or have any billing concerns, please contact us at (212) 744-8700.

Any questions regarding insurance coverage and/or benefits should be directed to your employer or insurance company.

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At Klein Birns urology we believe that educating our patients helps them make better decisions. On this page we will place links to articles in the recent urologic literature or classic articles which have stood the test of time. We will update this page when new relevant material becomes available. You can click on the link below to be taken to the full article as it was published.

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Hospital Affiliations

At Klein & Birns Urology, our aim is to be the leader in providing the highest quality and most comprehensive urologic care in New York. Find out how Klein & Birns Urology can serve you and your family by calling (212) 744-8700 or by making an appointment.