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Sidney Blumenthal

Sidney Blumenthal, American physician, educator. Diplomate American Board Pediatrics (chairman sub-board pediatric cardiology). Decorated Bronze Star.


  • Blumenthal, Sidney was born on June 24, 1909 in New York City. Son of Jacob and Lena (Uhran) Blumenthal.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Iowa, 1930. Doctor of Medicine, University Iowa, 1933.


    • Intern Milwaukee Children's Hospital, 1933-1934. Resident Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, 1934-1936. Private practice pediatrics, 1936-1955.

      Director pediatric cardiology Mount Sinai, 1945-1958. Private practice pediatrics Babies Hospital, 1955-1970. Chf. children's cardiac svce.

      Presbyterian Hospital, 1955-1970. Consultant pediatric cardiologist Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, 1957-1970. Professor clinical pediatrics Columbia College Physical and Surgical, 1959-1970.

      Consultant pediatric cardiologist Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie, 1964-1970. Professor pediatric cardiology, associate dean continuing education University Miami, Florida, 1970-1990. Visiting professor pediatric cardiology School Medical National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1964.

      Appointed to American Board Pediatrics, 1965-1974, chairman sub-board pediatric cardiology 1969-1971. American Heart Association, 1960-1968, executive committee chairman 1966-1968, committee Atherosclerosis/Hypertension in childhood 1968-1974, ethics committee vice chairman 1973-1976. American Academy Pediatrics, chairman section cardiology 1962-1963, Florida Division Vocat.Rehab.

      Medical Advisory committee, 1971-1974. Florida Heart Association chairman task force on Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic heart disease, 1973-1976. Florida Medical Association committee on continuing Medical Education, 191972-74.

      National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute, 1967-1973, chairman cardiovascular training committee, 1971-1973, task force on Atherosclerosis, 1970-1971, special review panel, 1972,advisory committee Lipid Metabolism, 1973-1976, National High Blood Pressure Education Program, 1973-1974, chairman task force on Pediatric Hypertension, 1975-1977. New York state health department consultant, 1965-1970. New York City health department Senior Consul. cardiologist, 1955-1970.

      VA, cardiopulmonary committee, 1967-1970. World Health Organization consultant Atherosclerosis, 1974-1977.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Pediatrics (chairman sub-board pediatric cardiology).


    Chairman council on rheumatic fever and congenital heart disease American Heart Association. Board directors Heart Association of Greater Miami. Lieutenant colonel Medical Corps, Army of the United States, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

    Member American Ped. Society, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart Associate, New York Academy of Sciences, Associate of European Pediatric Cardiologists, Royal Society Medical, Alpha Omega Alpha.


    • Married Elaine Levy, April 4, 1953. Childen: Patricia, Peggy.
    • father: Jacob Blumenthal
    • mother: Lena (Uhran) Blumenthal
    • spouse: Elaine Levy
    Sidney Blumenthal
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    Born June 24, 1909
    • 1930
      University Iowa
    • 1933
      University Iowa
    • 1933 - 1934
      Intern, Milwaukee Children's Hospital
    • 1934 - 1936
      resident, Mount Sinai Hospital
    • 1936 - 1955
      private practice, pediatrics
    • 1945 - 1958
      director, pediatric cardiology Mount Sinai
    • 1955 - 1970
      private practice, pediatrics Babies Hospital
    • 1955 - 1970
      chf. children's cardiac svce. Presbyterian Hospital
    • 1957 - 1970
      consultant, pediatric cardiologist Long Island Jewish Hospital
      New Hyde Park, New York, United States
    • 1959 - 1970
      professor, clinical pediatrics Columbia College Physical and Surgical
    • 1964 - 1970
      consultant, pediatric cardiologist Vassar Brothers Hospital
      Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
    • 1970 - 1990
      professor, dean continuing education University Miami
      Florida, United States
    • 1970 - 1990
      associate, dean continuing education University Miami
      Florida, United States
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