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Avraham Beigelman, MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Allergy, Immunology & Pulmonary Medicine

Specialty Areas

Pediatric Allergy
Pediatric Immunology
Pediatric Asthma
Pediatric Pulmonary Disease

Languages

Hebrew

Areas of Clinical Interest

childhood asthma, airway obstruction, bronchial inflammation, food allergies,peanut allergies, anaphylaxis, air borne allergies

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building Three

1020 N. Mason Road
St. Louis, MO 63141

Office Phone: 314-454-2694
Fax: 314-454-2515

St. Louis Children’s Hospital

1 Children’s Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-454-2694
Fax: 314-454-2219

Education

Education

Medical Degree: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel 2000
Residency: Pediatrics, Soroka Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel 2005
Fellowship: Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis MO 2009

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Randomized trial to evaluate azithromycin's effects on serum and upper airway IL-8 levels and recurrent wheezing in infants with respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis.
Beigelman A, Isaacson-Schmid M, Sajol G, Baty J, Rodriguez OM, Leege E, Lyons K, Schweiger TL, Zheng J, Schechtman KB, Castro M, Bacharier LB
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 May; 135(5)1171-8.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.10.001.

PMID:
    25458910
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The association between vitamin D status and the rate of exacerbations requiring oral corticosteroids in preschool children with recurrent wheezing.
Beigelman A, Zeiger RS, Mauger D, Strunk RC, Jackson DJ, Martinez FD, Morgan WJ, Covar R, Szefler SJ, Taussig LM, Bacharier LB, Childhood Asthma Research and Education (CARE) Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 May; 133(5)1489-92, 1492.e1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.02.024.

PMID:
    24698320
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Infection-induced wheezing in young children.
Beigelman A, Bacharier LB
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Feb; 133(2)603-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2013.12.001.

PMID:
    24636478
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The challenge of treating preschool wheezing episodes: the need for evidence-based approaches.
Beigelman A, Zeiger RS, Kelly HW, Bacharier LB, Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network of National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Apr; 133(4)1016-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2014.01.005.

PMID:
    24529412
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The relationships between environmental bacterial exposure, airway bacterial colonization, and asthma.
Beigelman A, Weinstock GM, Bacharier LB
Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Apr; 14(2)137-42. doi: 10.1097/ACI.0000000000000036.

PMID:
    24451910
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Do oral corticosteroids reduce the severity of acute lower respiratory tract illnesses in preschool children with recurrent wheezing?
Beigelman A, King TS, Mauger D, Zeiger RS, Strunk RC, Kelly HW, Martinez FD, Lemanske RF Jr, Rivera-Spoljaric K, Jackson DJ, Guilbert T, Covar R, Bacharier LB, Childhood Asthma Research and Education Network of National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Jun; 131(6)1518-25. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2013.01.034.

PMID:
    23498594
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical and laboratory factors associated with negative oral food challenges.
Beigelman A, Strunk RC, Garbutt JM, Schechtman KB, Jaenicke MW, Stein JS, Bacharier LB
Allergy Asthma Proc. 2012 Nov-Dec; 33(6)467-73. doi: 10.2500/aap.2012.33.3607.

PMID:
    23394503
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The role of early life viral bronchiolitis in the inception of asthma.
Beigelman A, Bacharier LB
Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013 Apr; 13(2)211-6. doi: 10.1097/ACI.0b013e32835eb6ef.

PMID:
    23385289
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Daily or intermittent budesonide in preschool children with recurrent wheezing.
Zeiger RS, Mauger D, Bacharier LB, Guilbert TW, Martinez FD, Lemanske RF Jr, Strunk RC, Covar R, Szefler SJ, Boehmer S, Jackson DJ, Sorkness CA, Gern JE, Kelly HW, Friedman NJ, Mellon MH, Schatz M, Morgan WJ, Chinchilli VM, Raissy HH, Bade E, Malka-Rais J, Beigelman A, Taussig LM, CARE Network of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
N Engl J Med. 2011 Nov 24; 365(21)1990-2001. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1104647.

PMID:
    22111718
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of elevated exhaled nitric oxide levels on the risk of respiratory tract illness in preschool-aged children with moderate-to-severe intermittent wheezing.
Beigelman A, Mauger DT, Phillips BR, Zeiger RS, Taussig LM, Strunk RC, Bacharier LB, Childhood Asthma Research and Education (CARE) Network, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009 Aug; 103(2)108-13. doi: 10.1016/S1081-1206(10)60162-7.

PMID:
    19739422
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Abnormal neutrophil chemotactic activity in children with congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA): the role of nerve growth factor.
Beigelman A, Levy J, Hadad N, Pinsk V, Haim A, Fruchtman Y, Levy R
Clin Immunol. 2009 Mar; 130(3)365-72. doi: 10.1016/j.clim.2008.09.005.

PMID:
    18955016
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hypereosinophilia in red scaly infants with scabies.
Haim A, Grunwald MH, Kapelushnik J, Moser AM, Beigelman A, Reuveni H
J Pediatr. 2005 May; 146(5)712.

PMID:
    15870685
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Congenital isolated pleural effusion associated with obstructive uropathy.
Beigelman A, Marks KA, Landau D
Isr Med Assoc J. 2005 Apr; 7(4)271-2.

PMID:
    15847214
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Association between common Toll-like receptor 4 mutations and severe respiratory syncytial virus disease.
Tal G, Mandelberg A, Dalal I, Cesar K, Somekh E, Tal A, Oron A, Itskovich S, Ballin A, Houri S, Beigelman A, Lider O, Rechavi G, Amariglio N
J Infect Dis. 2004 Jun 1; 189(11)2057-63.

PMID:
    15143473
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Septic shock associated with Shigella flexneri dysentery.
Beigelman A, Leibovitz E, Sofer S
Scand J Infect Dis. 2002; 34(9)692-3.

PMID:
    12374365
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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[Premature delivery in diabetes: etiology and risk factors].
Beigelman A, Wiznitzer A, Shoham-Vardi I, Vardi H, Holtcberg G, Mazor M
Harefuah. 2000 Jun 1; 138(11)919-23, 1008, 1007.

PMID:
    10979399
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Pediatric asthma with a special interest in asthma in preschool children. Wheezing episodes and asthma following viral bronchiolitis. Investigator in the AsthmaNet: an NHLBI funded multi-centered research network examining therapeutic approaches to asthma. Food allergy.