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Robert Klinglesmith, MD, PsyD
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Robert Klinglesmith, MD, PsyD, is a board-certified Radiology specialist with added certification in Neuroradiology. He earned his medical degree in 2008 from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky. He completed his Diagnostic Radiology residency in 2013 at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He completed his fellowship in Neuroradiology from The University of Texas McGovern Medical School and MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2014. Prior to joining Kelsey-Seybold in 2022, Dr. Klinglesmith served as associate chief of Neuroradiology at Baylor Radiologists and medical director of Radiology at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center.

Awards & Publications

Publications and Presentations

  • Doctoral Dissertation: “Summative Evaluation of the Kentucky Physician’s Health Foundation’s Impaired Physicians Program,” 2000.
  • Crowell EL, Koduri VA, Supsupin EP, Klinglesmith RE, Chuang AZ, Kim G, Baker LA, Feldman RM, Blieden LS. “Accuracy of Computed Tomography Imaging Criteria in the Diagnosis of Adult Open Globe Injuries by Neuroradiology and Ophthalmology.” Academic Emergency Medicine 2017; 24: 1072-1079
  • Klinglesmith RE, Doan D, Davis AN, Supsupin EP. “Pediatric Strokes: What You Need to Know.” Educational exhibit, American Society of Neuroradiology 2014.
  • Shah SN, Klinglesmith RE, Bonfante-Mejia E. Neuroradiology. In Elsayes KM and Oldham SA Eds. “Introduction to Diagnostic Radiology.” McGraw Hill 2013.
  • Cheekatla SRK, Klinglesmith RE, West OC. “Lisfranc Injuries: Collapse of the Roman Arch.” Educational exhibit, American Roentgen Ray Society 2011.
  • Kumaravel M, Ramos JM, Beckman NM, Klinglesmith RE. “Chip Fractures Around the Knee – The Tip of an Iceberg!” Educational exhibit, Radiological Society of North America 2010. Certificate of merit.
  • Klinglesmith RE, Kumaravel M, Chandrasekhar C. “Talar Fractures: Are They All Important?” Educational exhibit, American Society of Emergency Radiology 2010. Cum laude award.
  • Ramos J, Klinglesmith RE, Beckmann NM, Kumaravel M. “Tibial Plateau Fractures – Which Is the Most Common Pattern?” Educational exhibit, American Society of Emergency Radiology 2010.
  • Klinglesmith RE, Roberts CS. “Orthopaedic Interventions for Post-Polio Syndrome.” Educational Exhibit, Research Louisville 2005.

Hobbies & Interests

Dr. Klinglesmith enjoys rucking; the USS Constitution (also known as Old Ironsides), the oldest ship still afloat; and traveling.

Fun Facts

The most exotic/interesting places he has lived or visited are Los Angeles, Calif., and Aukland, New Zealand.

Dr. Klinglesmith’s guilty pleasure is reading Spenser novels by Robert P. Parker.

Medical School

  • University of Louisville School of Medicine, 2008


  • McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Diagnostic Radiology residency, 2013; The University of Texas McGovern Medical School and MD Anderson Center, Neuroradiology fellowship, 2014

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Radiology - Diagnostic Radiology
  • American Board of Radiology - Neuroradiology

Dr. Klinglesmith is a member of the American Society of Neuroradiology, the Radiologic Society of North America, the Greater Louisville Medical Society, the Texas Medical Association, and the Harris County Medical Society.


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