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Vascular transplant surgeon

Harry Schanzer, American Vascular transplant surgeon. Achievements include patent in Coaxial Double Lumen Arteriovenous Grafts; use of deep leg veins for arterial or venous substitutes; research on dangers of penicillin injections, and pathogenesis and evaluation of chronic venous stasis.

Background

Schanzer, Harry was born on March 27, 1942 in Santiago, Chile. Son of Joaquin and Regina (Rappaport) Schanzer. came to the United States, 1971.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, U. Chile, 1968.

Career

Intern and resident, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York City, 1971-1976; section chief, VA Medical Center, Bronx, New York, since 1976; director vascular laboratory, The Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, since 1980; professor, The Mount Sinai School Medicine, New York City, 1985. Associate attending The Mount Sinai Hospital, 1981-1985, attending department surgical,1985. Director transplant laboratory The Mount Sinai School Medicine, since 1977, director surgical research, 1989.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent in Coaxial Double Lumen Arteriovenous Grafts. Use of deep leg veins for arterial or venous substitutes. Research on dangers of penicillin injections, and pathogenesis and evaluation of chronic venous stasis.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Use of the Superficial Femoral Vein, 1991, Chronic Venous Stasis, 1990, New Dialysis Access Graft, 1989, Adverse Effect of Penicillin 1M, 1981, 85, Transplant Tolerance, 1987.

Membership

Active B'Nei Brith, Westchester, New York, since 1989. Director Brotherhood Larchmont Temple, Westchester, since 1989. Member New York Society for Cardiovascular Surgical (secretary 1988-1990, president since 1990).

Connections

Married Helena Sobocki, June 9, 1968. Children: Karen, Andres.

father:
Joaquin Schanzer

mother:
Regina (Rappaport) Schanzer

spouse:
Helena Sobocki

children:
Karen Schanzer

Andres Schanzer