Alvin Friedman-Kien at [NYU Langone Medical Center]

Alvin E. Friedman-Kien, MD

  • Specialty: Dermatology
  • Language: English
  • Phone: 212-263-7380

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

hives, wart, acne rosacea, vitiligo, acne, eczema
Learn more about conditions we treat at NYU Langone:
Drug Reactions & Hives, Rosacea, Vitiligo, Acne, Eczema & Dermatitis



  • Research Professor, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
  • Professor Emeritus of Dermatology, Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
  • Professor Emeritus of Microbiology, Department of Microbiology

Board Certifications

  • AB Dermatology - Dermatology

Education and Training

  • 1965
  • Fellowship, NYU Medical Center
  • 1964
  • Fellowship, National Cancer Institute, Internal Medicine
  • 1962
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital, Dermatolgy
  • 1960
  • MD from Yale University


Locations and Appointments

39 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthRepublic
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.

Alvin E. Friedman-Kien, M.D.
530 1st Avenue, Suite 7C
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-263-7380

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My Research

Kaposi's Sarcoma in AIDS; HHV-8 in Kaposi's Sarcoma


  • Postoperative pathergic pyoderma gangrenosum after aortic aneurysm repair

    Leventhal, Jonathan S; Tlougan, Brook E; Mandell, Jenny A; Friedman-Kien, Alvin E; Meehan, Shane A 2013 Nov; 1401-1403, International journal of dermatology — id: 598562, year: 2013, page: 1401, stat: Letter
  • Glycyrrhizic acid alters Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus latency, triggering p53-mediated apoptosis in transformed B lymphocytes

    Curreli, Francesca; Friedman-Kien, Alvin E; Flore, Ornella 2005 Mar; 642-652, Journal of clinical investigation — id: 49656, year: 2005, page: 642, stat: Journal Article
  • Detection and quantitation of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus (KSHV) by a single competitive-quantitative polymerase chain reaction

    Curreli, Francesca; Robles, Monica A; Friedman-Kien, Alvin E; Flore, Ornella 2003 Feb; 261-267, Journal of virological methods — id: 33606, year: 2003, page: 261, stat: Evaluation Studies; Journal Article
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