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Ferdinand Piazza Edit Profile

Hospital administrator

Ferdinand Piazza, Italian hospital administrator. Decorated Order Merit (Republic Italy), 1965. Served lieutenant colonel, Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946.; Fellow American College Hospital Administrs.; member American Great Neck New York.

Background

Piazza, Ferdinand was born on November 15, 1902 in Burgio, Italy. Son of Joseph and Antionette (Serra) Piazza.

Education

Came to the United States, 1909, naturalized, 1925. Bachelor of Science, City College New York, 1925. Doctor of Medicine George Washington University, 1929.

Career

1 son, Frederick; married second, Marjorie Ruggieri, November 27, 1966. Adopted son, Frank Daniel. Intern Metropolitan Hospital, New York City, 1929-1930, admitting physician, 1930-1931, resident surgery, 1931-1932, visiting surgeon, 1933-1938.

Private practice, 1933-1938. Executive physician Harlem Hospital, New York City, 1938-1940. Deputy medical superintendent Fordham Hospital, New York City, 1940-1942.

General medical superintendent Metropolitan Hospital, New York City, 1954-1957, medical superintendent, 1948-1954, 57-67. Medical superintendent Sydenham Hospital, New York City, 1946-1948. Assistant clinical professor preventive medicine New York Medical College, 1958-1967.

Membership

Served lieutenant colonel, Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946. Fellow American College Hospital Administrs. Member American Great Neck New York.

Connections

Married Connie Lavoti, September 6, 1936.; married second, Marjorie Ruggieri, November 27, 1966.

father:
Joseph Piazza

mother:
Antionette (Serra) Piazza

spouse:
Connie Lavoti

spouse:
Marjorie Ruggieri