Dr. Kleinschmidt grew up in Lexington, Texas, where he graduated Valedictorian and as the solo AA Texas State Farm Student-Athlete of the Year. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry and a minor in Chemistry.
Dr. Kleinschmidt remained at Texas A&M for medical school, where he served as the Campus Executive Officer for the Bryan/College Station campus and performed his clinical years of study at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas. He then moved to Birmingham, Alabama, to complete his five years of General Surgery training at Baptist Health Systems. There, he met his wife, Margaret, who is an ER nurse. After residency, he completed a Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at the Colon & Rectal Clinic of Orlando, Florida. He joined Surgical Associates of the Mid-Cities and is a board-certified General Surgeon and also practices colorectal surgery.
Dr. Kleinschmidt has special interests in colorectal cancer from screening with colonoscopies to advanced minimally invasive surgical techniques both laparoscopically and robotically while utilizing enhanced recovery protocols after surgery. He also performs surgical management of IBD and complex perianal disease, including fistulas.
He enjoys traveling with his wife and spending time with the rest of his family. His hobbies include golfing, collecting antiques, watching Texas A&M sports and his US coin collection.
His skillsets include: Appendectomy, Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder), Hernias (Incisional, Ventral, Umbilical, Inguinal), Port placement/removal, Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD),
Colonoscopy, Diverticulitis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Colon Mass, Abdominal Mass, Hemorrhoids, Anal Fistulas/Complex, Perianal Disease, Fecal Incontinence procedures, Rectal Prolapse, Colostomy/Ileostomy with reversal, J pouch procedures, Adrenal gland,
feeding tubes, Lymph node biopsy, Liver biopsy, Splenectomy, Removal of both Benign/Malignant Soft Tissue Masses, Peritoneal Dialysis catheters, PermCath permanent dialysis catheter.