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Surgeon

Ira Michael Rutkow, American Surgeon. Trustee Boys and Girls Club Newark, New Jersey, since 1987; commissioner governments Commision on Health Care Costs, 1991. Fellow American College Surgeons; member Medical Society New Jersey.

Background

Rutkow, Ira Michael was born on October 13, 1948 in Newark. Son of Al and Bea (Goldberg) Rutkow.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Union College, 1970; Doctor of Medicine, St. Saint Louis University, 1975; Master in Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1978; Department of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1981.

Career

Resident, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1977-1980; resident, U. Hospital New Jersey Medical School, 1980-1982; surgical director, The Hernia Center, Freehold, New Jersey, since 1984; intern then resident, Boston City Hospital, 1975-1977. Clinical professor surgery New Jersey Medical School, Newark, since 1983.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Surgery: An Illustrated History, 1993 (New York Times Notable Book of Year 1994), The History of Surgery in the United States, volunteer 1, 1988, volunteer 2, 1992, Socioeconomics of Surgery, 1989, American Surgery: An Illustrated History, 1998. Editor: Archives of Surgery, since 1992.

Membership

Trustee Boys and Girls Club Newark, New Jersey, since 1987. Commissioner governments Commision on Health Care Costs, 1991. Fellow American College Surgeons.

Member Medical Society New Jersey.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: collecting old surgical books.

Connections

Married Beth Denise Greenwald, June 11, 1972;children: Lainie Wendy, Eric Ian.

father:
Al Rutkow

mother:
Bea (Goldberg) Rutkow

spouse:
Beth Denise Greenwald

children:
Lainie Wendy Rutkow

Eric Ian Rutkow