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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

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Languages

Hebrew

Areas of Clinical Interest

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

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  • 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

Early-life respiratory infections and asthma development: role in disease pathogenesis and potential targets for disease prevention.
Beigelman A, Bacharier LB
Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2016 Apr; 16(2)172-8. doi: 10.1097/ACI.0000000000000244.

PMID:
    26854761
    [PubMed - in process]
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Should a Preschool Child with Acute Episodic Wheeze be Treated with Oral Corticosteroids? A Pro/Con Debate.
Beigelman A, Durrani S, Guilbert TW
J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2016 Jan-Feb; 4(1)27-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2015.10.017.

PMID:
    26772924
    [PubMed - in process]
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Management of Preschool Children with Recurrent Wheezing: Lessons from the NHLBI's Asthma Research Networks.
Beigelman A, Bacharier LB
J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2016 Jan-Feb; 4(1)1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2015.10.003.

PMID:
    26772922
    [PubMed - in process]
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Early Administration of Azithromycin and Prevention of Severe Lower Respiratory Tract Illnesses in Preschool Children With a History of Such Illnesses: A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Bacharier LB, Guilbert TW, Mauger DT, Boehmer S, Beigelman A, Fitzpatrick AM, Jackson DJ, Baxi SN, Benson M, Burnham CA, Cabana M, Castro M, Chmiel JF, Covar R, Daines M, Gaffin JM, Gentile DA, Holguin F, Israel E, Kelly HW, Lazarus SC, Lemanske RF Jr, Ly N, Meade K, Morgan W, Moy J, Olin T, Peters SP, Phipatanakul W, Pongracic JA, Raissy HH, Ross K, Sheehan WJ, Sorkness C, Szefler SJ, Teague WG, Thyne S, Martinez FD, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s AsthmaNet
JAMA. 2015 Nov 17; 314(19)2034-44. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.13896.

PMID:
    26575060
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Vitamin D Levels Are Unrelated to the Severity of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Bronchiolitis Among Hospitalized Infants.
Beigelman A, Castro M, Schweiger TL, Wilson BS, Zheng J, Yin-DeClue H, Sajol G, Giri T, Sierra OL, Isaacson-Schmid M, Sumino K, Schechtman KB, Bacharier LB
J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc. 2015 Sep; 4(3)182-8. doi: 10.1093/jpids/piu042.

PMID:
    26336601
    [PubMed - in process]
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Update on the utility of corticosteroids in acute pediatric respiratory disorders.
Beigelman A, Chipps BE, Bacharier LB
Allergy Asthma Proc. 2015 Sep-Oct; 36(5)332-8. doi: 10.2500/aap.2015.36.3865.

PMID:
    26314814
    [PubMed - in process]
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Reply: To PMID 25458910.
Beigelman A, Bacharier LB
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Oct; 136(4)1135-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2015.07.013.

PMID:
    26309182
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Does azithromycin modify viral load during severe respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis?
Beigelman A, Bacharier LB, Baty J, Buller R, Mason S, Schechtman KB, Sajol G, Isaacson-Schmid M, Castro M, Storch GA
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2015 Oct; 136(4)1129-31. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2015.06.011.

PMID:
    26215052
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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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An update on the efficacy of oral corticosteroids in the treatment of wheezing episodes in preschool children.
Collins AD, Beigelman A
Ther Adv Respir Dis. 2014 Dec; 8(6)182-90. doi: 10.1177/1753465814552283.

PMID:
    25294845
    [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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Transient massive trimethylaminuria associated with food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome.
Miller NB, Beigelman A, Utterson E, Shinawi M
JIMD Rep. 2014; 1211-5. doi: 10.1007/8904_2013_238.

PMID:
    23821320
    [PubMed]
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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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Azithromycin attenuates airway inflammation in a mouse model of viral bronchiolitis.
Beigelman A, Mikols CL, Gunsten SP, Cannon CL, Brody SL, Walter MJ
Respir Res. 2010 Jun 30; 1190. doi: 10.1186/1465-9921-11-90.

PMID:
    20591166
    [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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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.