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physician , Surgeon

Ernest Richard Blondis, American physician, surgeon. Diplomate American Board Surgery. Fellowship, International College Surgeons.

Background

Blondis, Ernest Richard was born on March 9, 1908 in Cleveland. Son of Harry Leonard and Sarah Alice (Reznick) Blondis.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1929. Doctor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 1933.

Career

Intern Cleveland City Hospital, 1933—1934. Resident in surgery St. Joseph Hospital, Joliet, Illinois, 1934—1935. Practice medicine specializing in family practice and general surgery Lemont, 1935—1943, 1946—1978, Wewoka, Oklahoma, 1978—1979, Lemont, since 1983.

Director, co-founder Lemont Savings and Loan Association, since 1957. Chairman department surgery Northlake (Illinois) Hospital, 1979—1982. Member staff Suburban Hospital.

Director Thomas Steel Corporation, Lemont. Board directors Northlake Community Hospital, 1979—1983. Served to captain Medical Corps United States Army, 1943-1946.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Surgery.

Membership

Member of Knights of Columbus, American Medical Association (Physicians Recognition award 1982), American Legion, Lemont Area History Society, Lemont Chamber of Commerce, New York Academy of Sciences, Royal Society Medicine, American Society Contemporary Medicine and Surgery, American Society Occpl. Medicine, American Academy Family Physicians, Harvard Club (Chicago), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Mary Claire Steffen, October 14, 1935. Children: Stephanie, Sara, Ernest Richard, Robert, Thomas, Margaret, Rose, John.

father:
Harry Leonard Blondis

mother:
Sarah Alice (Reznick) Blondis

spouse:
Mary Claire Steffen

child:
Stephanie Blondis

child:
Sara Blondis

child:
Ernest Richard Blondis

child:
Robert Blondis

child:
Thomas Blondis

child:
Margaret Blondis

child:
Rose Blondis

child:
John Blondis