Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1965; Master of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1975; Doctor of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1979.
Physician specializing in psychiatry, private practice, Philadelphia, 1983-1991; consultant, Indiana Superior vena cava syndrome, Camden County, New Jersey, 1984-1986; senior psychiatric consultant, CIGNA, Philadelphia, 1990-1991; medical director, Northwestern Institute, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, 1987-1990; attending psychiatrist, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, 1983-1991; clinical associate, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1984-1991; medical director, Institute Psychiatry, Charleston, South Carolina., since 1991. Consultant VA Medical Center, Charleston, since 1992, Baker Hospital, Charleston, since 1992.
Board managers Swarthmore (Pennsylvania) College 1990-1993, chairman audit subcommittee 1993. Board directors Charleston Symphony Orchestra, since 1993. Member American Psychiatric Association, American Psychoanalytic Association, American Society Adolescent Psychiatry, American Association Geriatric Psychiatry, International Geriatric Psychological Association, American Academy Psychological-Alcoholism & Addiciton.
Married Madelaine Manisoff, July 16, 1978. 1 child, David.