Ken Biegeleisen, M.D., Ph.D.
College of Arts and Sciences, Ithaca, N.Y.
A.B. degree, June 1972
New York University School of Medicine
N.I.H. Medical Scientist Training Program ("MD-PhD" Program)
550 First Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10016
M.D. Degree, June 1978
Ph.D. Degree (Biochemistry), June 1978
Westchester County Medical Center
Valhalla, N.Y. 10595
PGY-1, Internal Medicine, June 1978-June 1979
Studied Phlebology with H.I. Biegeleisen, M.D., June 1979-June 1981 (Dr. Biegeleisen published the first description of an injection treatment for telangiectasias in 1934, coined the name "Sclerotherapy" to describe injection treatment of varicose veins in 1940, and founded the Phlebology Society of America in 1964).
Private practice of Phlebology, June 1981-present.
Phlebology Society of America
1979-1989: Chairman of the Board
1984 - 1989: Editor, Phlebology (Official Newsletter of the Phlebology Society of America)
1986: Organized 10th National Convention, October 10-11, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, N.Y.
1988: Organized 11th National Convention, April 8-9, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, Maryland.
1989: Organized 12th National Convention, May 18-20, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri.
Editor-in-Chief, Proceedings of the 10th Annual Congress of the Phlebology Society of America
Editor-in-Chief, Proceedings of the 11th Annual Congress of the Phlebology Society of America
Editor-in-Chief, Proceedings of the 12th Annual Congress of the Phlebology Society of America
New York 138411
New Jersey 37025
California G52514 (inactive)
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners No. 170711, June 2, 1979
Publications and Presentations
(They're not just about veins!)
Biegeleisen, K. Whoever You Thought You Were...You're A Jew! (Book about the relationships between different religions). Third edition, 2007. Available at www.Ark-Of-Salvation.org. Also available at Amazon.com.
Biegeleisen K. Probable structure of the protamine-DNA complex in human sperm cells. J Theoret Biol, 241:533-540, 2006. (See also www.NotAHelix.com).
Biegeleisen K., 2006 Protamine-DNA complex 1 (accession number 2AWR), Protamine-DNA complex 2 (accession number 2 AWS). The structure files may be downloaded from the Protein Data Bank, Theoretical Models section, http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/search/searchModels.do. (NOTE: Theoretical models cannot be accessed from the PDB Home Page search engine, except by accession number). (The structures may also be viewed at www.NotAHelix.com).
Biegeleisen K. Topologically non-linked circular duplex DNA. Bull Math Biol (2002) 64, 589-609. (See also www.NotAHelix.com).
Biegeleisen, K. Red and blue telangiectasias: Differences in oxygenation? J Dermatol Surg Oncol 24(4)490, 1998.
Biegeleisen, K. Whoever You Thought You Were...You're A Jew! First edition. Protocol Press, New York, N.Y., 1994. (Out-of-print; only Japanese version currently available; see below).
Biegeleisen, K. Whoever You Thought You Were...You're A Jew! Japanese edition. Translated by Prof. Dr. Junichi Nakayama, published by the Komaki Peace Foundation, 2-6-18 Sakamoto, Otsu, Shiga-Ken, Japan; June 1998. (Sometimes available on Amazon) (Warning! This edition is all Japanese, no English!).
Biegeleisen, K. Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics. (Book about cancer treatment in America). (Available on this web site).
Biegeleisen K. Macrosclerotherapy and angioscopy. Chapter in Ambulatory Treatment of Venous Disease, Ed. Goldman MP, Bergan JJ. Mosby, St. Louis, MO., 1995, pp. 135-140.
"Sclerosing agents: advantages, disadvantages and complications". Presentation, 36th Annual World Congress of the International College of Angiology, Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York, NY July 2-9, 1994.
Biegeleisen K & Nielsen RD. Failure of angioscopically-guided sclerotherapy to permanently obliterate greater saphenous varicosity. Phlebology (1994) 9:21-24.
Miller D & Biegeleisen K. Sequential injection of 3% sodium tetradecyl sulfate and 20% sodium chloride in the treatment of refractory varicosity of the greater saphenous vein. J Dermatol Surg Oncol 20(5):329-331, 1994.
Biegeleisen KB, Nielsen RD, & O'Shaughnessy A. Inadvertent Intra-Arterial Injection Complicating Ordinary and Ultrasound-Guided Sclerotherapy. J Dermatol Surg Oncol, 19(10):953-958, 1993.
Moderator of Scientific Session, "Exploration", at XIth World Congress of the International Union of Phlebology, Palais des Congrés, Montréal, Canada, Tuesday September 1, 1992.
Biegeleisen K. Venoscopy (venous angioscopy) as an adjunct to the surgical and non-surgical treatment of varicose veins. Phlébologie 92 (Proceedings of the XIth World Congress of the International Union of Phlebology, Palais des Congrés, Montréal, Canada, August 30-September 4, 1992), Eds. P. Raymond-Martimbeau, R. Prescott, M. Zummo. John Libbey Eurotext, paris, 1992, pp. 677-679.
Biegeleisen K. What Came First, Arteriovenous Communication or Venous Valvular Insufficiency?. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Congress of the Phlebology Society of America. Published by the Phlebology Society of America, 5530 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20815. (Based on a presentation at the 12th Congress, May 10-12, 1990, Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois).
Venoscopy: A Useful Adjunct in Treating Varicose Veins. Ibid.
10th World Congress of Phlebology, Strasbourg, France, September 25-29, 1989. Moderator, "General Phlebology" (Scientific Session).
Biegeleisen K. Use of the Venoscope for the Treatment of Varicose Veins. Presented at the 10th World Congress of Phlebology, Strasbourg, France, September 25-29, 1989, and Published in Phlebology 89 (Actes du 10e Congrés Mondial, Union Internationale de Phlébologie), John Libbey Co., Ltd., London, 1989, pp. 419-422.
Biegeleisen K. Use of a Specially Modified Angioscope for Accurate Injection of Sites of Deep-to-Superficial Reflux in Varicose Veins. Proceedings of the 12th Annual Congress of the Phlebology Society of America. Published by the Phlebology Society of America, 5530 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20815. (Based on a presentation at the 12th Congress, May 18-20, 1989, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri).
"The Role of Surgery and Sclerotherapy in the Management of Venous Disorders with an Update on Lymphedema". Seminar, September 30-October 1, 1988, Marriott's Desert Springs, Palm Desert, CA.:
Biegeleisen K & Nielsen RD. Are Arterial and Venous Diseases Mutually Exclusive? Phlebology (1989) 4:191-196.
Biegeleisen K. Relative Scarcity of Arterial Diseases in Patients with Venous Disease. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Congress of the Phlebology Society of America. Published by the Phlebology Society of America, 5530 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20815. (Based on a presentation at the 11th Congress, April 8-9, 1988, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, Maryland).
Sclerotherapy in Male Homosexuals: Complications of Probable Infectious Nature in Apparently Healthy Patients. Ibid.
Tissue Adhesives: "Super" Sclerosants for Injection Treatment of Varicose Veins. Ibid.
Congres De L'Union Internationale de Phlebologie. 27th Annual Reunion of the German Society for Phlebology and Proctology. Essen, West Germany, October 7-11, 1987:
Biegeleisen K. Primary Lower Extremity Telangiectasias - Relationship of Size to Color. Angiology, 38(10):760-768, 1987.
The above article was selected for reproduction in the Year Book of Vascular Surgery, 1989, Ed. J. Bergan & J.T. Yao, Yearbook Medical Publishers, 1989.
Biegeleisen K. Physiology of primary lower extremity telangiectasias. Proceedings of the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and the Peking Union Medical College. Supplement. Vol. 2, No. 2, 1987. ISSN 0258-8757. P. 80. (Based on a presentation given at the Satellite Congress of the 4th World Congress for Microcirculation, July 19-22, 1987, Great Wall Sheraton Hotel, Beijing, China).
IV European-American Symposium on Venous Disease, March 31-April 2, 1987, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Bethesda, Maryland:
Biegeleisen K. Physiology of Primary Lower Extremity Telangiectasias. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Congress of the Phlebology Society of America, p.82. Published by the Phlebology Society of America, 5530 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20815 (Based on a presentation at the 10th Congress, October 10-11, 1986, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, N.Y.).
Biegeleisen K. Use of a Percutaneous Suture as an Adjunct to Injection-compression Sclerotherapy of the Greater Saphenous Vein. Presented September 24, 1986, and published in the Proceedings of the 9th World Congress of the International Union of Phlebology, Kyoto, Japan, September 22-26, 1986.
Biegeleisen K. Injection Treatment of Primary Lower Extremity Telangiectasias. Presented at the Dermatology Section of the 91st Annual Convention of the National Medical Association, July 19-24, 1986, New York, N.Y., 7/23/86.
Biegeleisen K. Rational Approach to Lower Extremity Telangiectasias. Phlebology '85 (Proceedings of the First United Kingdom Meeting of the Union Internationale de Phlebologie, organized by the Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine, September 16-20, 1985, London), pp 232-235. Ed. D. Negus G. Jantet, John Libbey Co., Ltd.
Yanagi, K., Rush, M.G. & Biegeleisen K. Integration of Herpes simplex virus type 1 DNA into the DNA of growth-arrested BHK-21 cells. J Gen Virol, 44(3):657-667, 1979.
Biegeleisen K. Integration...of HSV-1 with host chromosomal DNA. PhD Thesis, New York University School of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, 550 First Avenue, New York, NY 10016. June 1978.
Rush MJ, Yanagi K & Biegeleisen K. Further studies on the association of Herpes simplex virus DNA and host DNA during productive infection. Virology, 83:221-225 (1977).
Rush MJ & Biegeleisen K. Association of Herpes simplex virus DNA with host chromosomal DNA during productive infection. Virology, 69:246-257 (1976).
Biegeleisen K. The Effect of Thyroidectomy on the Collagen and Water Content of the Femoral Vein. Poultry Science, Vol. L, No.4:1222-1223 (July, 1971).
Biegeleisen K. Fascial Weakness: A New Clinical Syndrome. Clinical Medicine, Vol. 78:14-17 (1971).
WPIX News (Independent Network News), Interview, October 1982.
WOR News, Interview, October 1982.
WWHT, Health and You, Interview.
WNEW, Bill Boggs Midday Live, Interview.
WOR, Joan Hamburg, Interview.
Magazine Articles featuring Dr. Biegeleisen
Lady's Home Journal
Big Beautiful Women
Varicose Veins and Spider Veins, Treatments Without Surgery. Presentation to Dynex (Workshop and Seminar Series on Skin Care), 25 W. 43 Street, New York, N.Y.
Seminar on varicose and spider veins. Presented to Catherine Atzen Day Spa, 856 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021 (February 10, 2000).
Seminar on varicose and spider veins. Presented to Skin Care by Lia Schorr, 686 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021 (February 14, 2000).
Ken Biegeleisen, M.D.
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