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Alan Jerome Borislow

Alan Jerome Borislow, American hospital dental department chairman. Diplomate American Board Orthodontics. Recipient Outstanding Resident award Albert Einstein Medical Center, 1967, Maimonides Society honoree, 2001, Distinguished alumnus award Temple University Dental Alumni Society, 1994, Physician Leadership award, Albert Einstein Society, 2002; inducted into Hall of Fame Greater Philadelphia Health Care Congress, 2001.


  • Borislow, Alan Jerome was born on September 22, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Nathan and Thelma (Kuperstein) Borislow.

  • Education

    • Student, Temple University, 1957. Doctor of Dental Surgery, Temple University, 1961. Certified in Orthodontics, Albert Einstein Medical Center, 1967.


    • General dentist United States Army Dental Corp, Fort Knox, Kentucky, 1961-1963. Dental practice associate Doctor Leonard Opack, Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania, 1963-1964. Resident in orthodontics Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1964-1967.

      Orthodontic practice associate Doctor Joseph Bernstein, Havertown, 1967-1968. Director dental externships Temple University, Philadelphia, 1969-1985. Private practice orthodontics Doylestown, 1969-1987.

      Orthodontic program director Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, since 1978, chairman Maxwell S. Fogel Department of Dental Medicine, since 1980. Clinical associate professor Temple University School Dentistry, Philadelphia, since 1986. Adjunct associate professor University Pennsylvania School Dental Medicine, Philadelphia, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Orthodontics.


    • Co-author: (book) A Tradition of Excellence, 1993. Contributor to the book The Combination Technique, 1972. Referee, consultant American Journal Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, since 1995.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member B'nai Brith Service Organization, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, since 1972. Executive board Andorra Valley Civic Association, Whitemarsh Township, Pennsylvania, 1972-1982. Member Citizens Council, Whitemarsh Township, 1974-2000.

    Member Residents Association, Whitemarsh Township, since 2001. Board directors Greater Philadelphia Health Care Congress, 1991—2004. Consultant Commission Dental Accreditation, since 2009.

    Fellow American Association Hospital Dentists, American College Dentists, International College Dentists. Member American Dental Association, American Association Orthodontists, Temple University Dental Alumni Society (board directors 1990—2004), American Dental Education Association.



    Photography, architecture, gardening.


    • Married Susan Marcia Cohen, June 25, 1961. Children: Lisa Anne Nadel, Steven Mark, Deborah Lynne.
    • father: Nathan Borislow
    • mother: Thelma (Kuperstein) Borislow
    • spouse: Susan Marcia Cohen
    • children: Lisa Anne Nadel Borislow
    • Steven Mark Borislow
    • Deborah Lynne Borislow
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