Kenneth Liegner Bio

Kenneth Liegner, MD

Board-Certified Internist

Dr. Kenneth Liegner is a Board Certified Internist with additional training in Pathology and Critical Care Medicine, practicing in Pawling, New York. He has been actively involved in diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease and related disorders since 1988. He has published articles on Lyme disease in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has presented poster abstracts and talks at national and international conferences on Lyme disease and other tick borne diseases. He has cared for many persons seriously ill with chronic and neurologic Lyme disease. His work has focused on the serious morbidity and (occasional) mortality that can eventuate from this aspect of the illness. He has emphasized the urgent need for widespread clinical availability of improved methods of diagnostic testing and for development of improved methods of treatment for Lyme disease in all its stages. He served two terms on the Board of Directors of The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (, is on the Scientific Advisory Board of the Lyme Disease Association (, and is a member of the American Medical Association (, the Westchester County Medical Society (www,, the Medical Society of the State of New York ( and The American Association of Physicians and Surgeons ( He is on the staff of Northern Westchester Hospital Center in Mount Kisco, New York (Northwell Health System) and the Sharon Hospital in Sharon, Connecticut (Nuvance Health System).