HPV Resources

hpv-kling2ALAN KLING, M.D

Dr. Kling is a recognized expert in the field of HPV treatment, Dr. Kling has lectured on HPV at Columbia, Cornell, Mount Sinai, NYU, Yale and many other medical centers, as well as at numerous national meetings. He is up-to-date on the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of HPV. Dr. Kling is the recognized go-to-person for HPV-related diagnoses in the metropolitan NYC area.
Dr. Kling’s private practice offices are located on the Upper East Side in Manhattan and in Park Slope, Brooklyn. The offices are comfortable, stylish, elegantly decorated and impeccably clean. You can feel reassured that your consultation and treatment will be performed by an accomplished, experienced, and well-respected board-certified physician.

What is HPV?
HPV is an infection that is the main cause of genital warts and cervical cancer. HPV infections can also cause cancers of the anus, rectum, penis, oral cavity, vulva and vagina. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States.

What does HPV stand for?
HPV is an abbreviation for an infection called human papilloma virus.

HPV (human papilloma virus) is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), there are more than 6 million new cases of HPV diagnosed every year, and over 20 million people in the U.S. have an active infection at any point in time. Many people have latent subclinical infections and are also contagious. There is over a 50% chance that a sexually active adult will have an HPV infection by the time they are 50 years old. HPV causes genital warts as well as cancers of the cervix, anus, oropharyngeal area and other sites.