About

Grant M. Kleiber, MD, is the Chair of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Kleiber specializes in a broad range of peripheral nerve surgery including nerve reconstruction, nerve transfers, and nerve decompression. Dr. Kleiber’s reconstructive surgery focus is quite different from our other plastic & reconstructive surgeons. His versatile skills include:

  • Hand & wrist surgery
  • General reconstruction of the body
  • Microsurgery
  • Free tissue transfer
  • Traumatic upper and lower extremity injuries including:
    • Hand and forearm fractures
    • Tendon repair and reconstruction
    • Nerve and vascular injuries
    • Soft tissue de-gloving injuries
    • Burn injuries and reconstruction
  • Nerve reconstruction including:
    • Brachial plexus injury
    • Nerve tumors
    • Occipital neuralgia headaches
    • Chronic nerve compression (Carpal tunnel, cubital tunnel)
    • Nerve transfers and nerve grafts

Dr. Kleiber completed his medical doctorate at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Kleiber later completed his Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Finally, he completed a fellowship in Hand & Peripheral Nerve Surgery and Microsurgery at Washington University’s Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Kleiber is also recognized under these highly accredited associations:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
  • American Society for Peripheral Nerve (ASPN)

Dr. Kleiber devotes his specialties to delicately and effectively help his patients manage pain levels and improve movement and function.


Dr. Kleiber’s Philosophy of Care:

Many of my patients have difficult problems that require creative solutions. I stay up to date with cutting edge surgical techniques to provide my patients the best possible care. My treatments are individually tailored to each patient’s specific needs. I enjoy getting to know my patients along their road to recovery.” 

Credentials

Board Certification
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery
  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery of the Hand
Education
  • Residency Program: University of Chicago Medical Center
  • Fellowship Program: Washington University/Barnes Jewish Hospital
  • Medical School: Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California
  • Residency Program: University of Chicago Medical Center
  • Residency Program: University of Chicago Hospitals

Insurance

  • AETNA - Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Choice Fund PPO
  • AETNA - Open POS II
  • AETNA - Open EPO Plus
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - POS OA & OA Plus
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
  • AETNA - Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
  • AETNA - Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
  • AETNA - Aetna USAccess (POS)
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: POS Plus
  • AETNA - Aetna Student Health Insurance
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: PPO
  • AETNA - Innovation Health: Indemnity
  • AETNA - Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
  • CAREFIRST - HealthyBlue PPO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
  • CAREFIRST - CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA POS/Network POS
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
  • CIGNA HEALTH CARE - CIGNA Indemnity
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care of Virginia
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - First Health PPO
  • FIRST HEALTH (NOW COVENTRY) - FIRST HEALTH
  • TRICARE - Tricare Prime
  • TRICARE - Tricare Standard
  • TRICARE - Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
  • TRICARE - Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
  • MEDSTAR FAMILY CHOICE - MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
  • MEDSTAR SELECT - MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
  • MEDSTAR MEDICARE CHOICE - MedStar Medicare Choice
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Choice Plus
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Student Resources
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
  • AETNA - Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
  • COVENTRY HEALTH NETWORK - Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
  • CAREFIRST - Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
  • PRIVATE HEALTHCARE SYSTEMS, INC. (PHCS) - Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE - OneNet PPO, Inc.