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Kenneth J Washenik, M.D., Ph.D.

Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology

Clinical Addresses

Bosley Medical Institute
99 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 212-972-4444
Fax: 212-972-4468

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Medical Specialties


Medical Expertise

Hair Diseases, Hair Transplant

Chief, Section of Dermatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Brooklyn Hospital Center

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Board Certification

1999 — Ab Dermatology - Dermatology


1990-1991 — St Joseph Hospital, Internship
1991-1994 — NYU Medical Center, Residency Training
1991-1994 — Bellevue Hospital Center, Residency Training
1991-1994 — Veterans Affairs Medical Ctr, Residency Training

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Research Interests

Phase I, II, III and Post-marketing Clinical Studies on all aspects of dermatologic disease (inflammatory, infectious and neoplastic) including HIV related disorders and wound healing.

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -


Future horizons in hair restoration
Marshall, Bryan T; Ingraham, Chris A; Wu, Xunwei; Washenik, Ken
2013 Aug;21(3):521-528, Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America
— id: 550062, year: 2013, vol: 21, page: 521, stat: Journal Article,

Comparison of tazarotene and minocycline maintenance therapies in acne vulgaris: a multicenter, double-blind, randomized, parallel-group study
Leyden, James; Thiboutot, Diane M; Shalita, Alan R; Webster, Guy; Washenik, Kenneth; Strober, Bruce E; Shupack, Jerome
2006 May;142(5):605-612, Archives of dermatology (1960)
— id: 94895, year: 2006, vol: 142, page: 605, stat: Journal Article,

Topical retinoids in inflammatory acne: A retrospective, investigator-blinded, vehicle-controlled, photographic assessment
Leyden, JJ; Shalita, A; Thiboutot, D; Washenik, K; Webster, G
2005 FEB ;27(2):216-224, Clinical therapeutics
— id: 50164, year: 2005, vol: 27, page: 216, stat: Journal Article,

Evaluation and treatment of male and female pattern hair loss
Olsen, Elise A; Messenger, Andrew G; Shapiro, Jerry; Bergfeld, Wilma F; Hordinsky, Maria K; Roberts, Janet L; Stough, Dow; Washenik, Ken; Whiting, David A
2005 Feb;52(2):301-311, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
— id: 67509, year: 2005, vol: 52, page: 301, stat: Journal Article,

Etanercept does not effectively treat moderate to severe alopecia areata: an open label study
Strober, BE; Siu, K; Alexis, AF; Kim, G; Washenik, K; Sinha, A; Shupack, JL
2005 ;125(1):940-940, Journal of investigative dermatology
— id: 104636, year: 2005, vol: 125, page: 940, stat: Journal Article,

Etanercept does not effectively treat moderate to severe alopecia areata: an open-label study
Strober, Bruce E; Siu, Kimberly; Alexis, Andrew F; Kim, Gene; Washenik, Ken; Sinha, Animesh; Shupack, Jerome L
2005 Jun;52(6):1082-1084, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
— id: 56160, year: 2005, vol: 52, page: 1082, stat: Journal Article,

A systemic type I 5 alpha-reductase inhibitor is ineffective in the treatment of acne vulgaris
Leyden, James; Bergfeld, Wilma; Drake, Lynn; Dunlap, Frank; Goldman, Mitchel P; Gottlieb, Alice B; Heffernan, Michael P; Hickman, Janet G; Hordinsky, Maria; Jarrett, Michael; Kang, Sewon; Lucky, Ann; Peck, Gary; Phillips, Tania; Rapaport, Marvin; Roberts, Janet; Savin, Ronald; Sawaya, Marty E; Shalita, Alan; Shavin, Joel; Shaw, James C; Stein, Linda; Stewart, Daniel; Strauss, John; Swinehart, James; Swinyer, Leonard; Thiboutot, Diane; Washenik, Ken; Weinstein, Gerald; Whiting, David; Pappas, Frances; Sanchez, Matilde; Terranella, Lisa; Waldstreicher, Joanne
2004 Mar;50(3):443-447, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
— id: 665442, year: 2004, vol: 50, page: 443, stat: Journal Article,

Allergic contact dermatitis to topical minoxidil solution: etiology and treatment
Friedman, Edward S; Friedman, Paul M; Cohen, David E; Washenik, Ken
2002 Feb;46(2):309-312, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
— id: 25638, year: 2002, vol: 46, page: 309, stat: Journal Article,

Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum treated with chloroquine
Nguyen, Khanh; Washenik, Ken; Shupack, Jerome
2002 Feb;46(2 Suppl Case Reports):S34-S36, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
— id: 108422, year: 2002, vol: 46, page: S34, stat: Journal Article,

A role for leukotriene antagonists in atopic dermatitis?
Chari S; Clark-Loeser L; Shupack J; Washenik K
2001 ;2(1):1-6, American journal of clinical dermatology
— id: 26579, year: 2001, vol: 2, page: 1, stat: Journal Article,

Drug eruptions
Clark-Loeser L; Washenik K
Current dermatologic diagnosis & treatment Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001,
— id: 5757, year: 2001, vol: , page: 50, stat: Chapter,

Nonscarring alopecias
Clark-Loeser L; Washenik K; Reed M
Current dermatologic diagnosis & treatment Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001,
— id: 3728, year: 2001, vol: , page: 128, stat: Chapter,

Weight change and adverse event incidence with a low-dose oral contraceptive: two randomized, placebo-controlled trials
Coney, P; Washenik, K; Langley, RGB; DiGiovanna, JJ; Harrison, DD
2001 JUN ;63(6):297-302, Contraception
— id: 54948, year: 2001, vol: 63, page: 297, stat: Journal Article,

A randomized, controlled trial of a low-dose contraceptive containing 20 mu g of ethinyl estradiol and 100 mu g of levonorgestrel for acne treatment
Thiboutot, D; Archer, DF; Lemay, A; Washenik, K; Roberts, J; Harrison, DD
2001 SEP ;76(3):461-468, Fertility & sterility
— id: 54935, year: 2001, vol: 76, page: 461, stat: Journal Article,

The efficacy of a low-dose oral contraceptive for the treatment of moderate acne and its effects on biochemical markers of androgenicity: Two randomized, placebo-controlled trials
Washenik, K; Katz, H; Stanczyk, F
2001 AUG ;117(2):547-547, Journal of investigative dermatology
— id: 54911, year: 2001, vol: 117, page: 547, stat: Journal Article,

Bexarotene (Targretin (R)) capsules do not increase the number of circulating CD4+cells in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL)
Hymes, KB; Persaud, A; Inghirami, G; Yocum, R; Washenik, K
2000 NOV 16 ;96(11):240B-240B, Blood
— id: 55223, year: 2000, vol: 96, page: 240B, stat: Journal Article,

Kaposi's sarcoma
Washenik K; Clark-Loeser L; Friedman-Kien A
2000 Aug 24;343(8):581-2; author reply 583, New England journal of medicine
— id: 10104, year: 2000, vol: 343, page: 581, stat: Journal Article,

The leukotriene antagonist zafirlukast as a therapeutic agent for atopic dermatitis
Carucci JA; Washenik K; Weinstein A; Shupack J; Cohen DE
1998 Jul;134(7):785-786, Archives of dermatology (1960)
— id: 7525, year: 1998, vol: 134, page: 785, stat: Journal Article,

Efficacy of topical sensitizers in the treatment of alopecia areata
Rokhsar CK; Shupack JL; Vafai JJ; Washenik K
1998 Nov;39(5 Pt 1):751-761, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
— id: 10105, year: 1998, vol: 39, page: 751, stat: Journal Article,

Treatment of classic Kaposi's sarcoma with liposomal encapsulated doxorubicin
Gottlieb JJ; Washenik K; Chachoua A; Friedman-Kien A
1997 Nov 8;350(9088):1363-1364, Lancet
— id: 10106, year: 1997, vol: 350, page: 1363, stat: Journal Article,

Rediscovering mycophenolic acid: a review of its mechanism, side effects, and potential uses
Kitchin JE; Pomeranz MK; Pak G; Washenik K; Shupack JL
1997 Sep;37(3 Pt 1):445-449, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
— id: 56960, year: 1997, vol: 37, page: 445, stat: Journal Article,

Anti-epiligrin cicatricial pemphigoid in a patient with HIV
Lish KM; Washenik K; Yancey KB; Yee C; Rico MJ
1997 Mar;36(3 Pt 1):486-488, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
— id: 10107, year: 1997, vol: 36, page: 486, stat: Journal Article,

Rediscovering thalidomide: a review of its mechanism of action, side effects, and potential uses
Tseng S; Pak G; Washenik K; Pomeranz MK; Shupack JL
1996 Dec;35(6):969-979, Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
— id: 56915, year: 1996, vol: 35, page: 969, stat: Journal Article,

New York University therapeutic roundtable: a panel of experts answer questions on the treatment of challenging cases
Shupack JL; Kanof N; Stolman LP; Vogel L; Whitlow M; Cohen DE; Washenik K; Lee MP; Stiller MJ
1994 Jul;54(1):29-33, Cutis
— id: 6750, year: 1994, vol: 54, page: 29, stat: Journal Article,

Identification and characterization of an abundant ovarian interstitial gland protein associated with sexual maturity in rabbits
Washenik KJ; Dunbar BS
1988 Apr;122(4):1663-1671, Endocrinology
— id: 10108, year: 1988, vol: 122, page: 1663, stat: Journal Article,