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County official , Surgeon

John Stephen Ambrusko was American surgeon, county official. Diplomate American Board Surgery. Active Erie County (New York ) Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, 1965-1975; trustee Rosary Hill College, Buffalo, 1965-1975; board visitors Roswell Park Cancer Research Hospital, Buffalo, 1965-1975. Lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Fellow American College of Surgeons, Plaza Club (board directors l985-89), Buffalo Club.

Background

Ambrusko, John Stephen was born on May 3, 1913 in North Tonawanda, New York, United States. Son of Joseph and Magdalena (Isky) Ambrusko.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1937.

Career

Intern, Buffalo General Hospital, 1937-1938;assistant resident in surgery, Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo Children's Hospital, 1938-1939;resident in pathology, Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo Children's Hospital, 1939-1940;fellow in general surgery, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, l940-42, 46-47;assistant surgeon, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, l947-48;instructor surgery, State University of New York, Buffalo, l948-56;chief surgery, department chairman surgery, Kenmore (New York) Mercy Hospital, 1950-1970;chief consultant surgeon, Kenmore (New York) Mercy Hospital, l970-90;medical executive director, Manatee County Public Health Department, Bradenton, Florida, l977-90;retired, 1990. Clinical assistant professor of University South Florida Medical School, Tampa, 1979-1989. Surgical consultant quality assurance program Manatee Memorial Hospital, Bradenton, 1991.

Associate medical examiner State of Florida, 1977-1995.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Surgery.

Membership

Active Erie County (New York ) Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission, 1965-1975. Trustee Rosary Hill College, Buffalo, 1965-1975. Board visitors Roswell Park Cancer Research Hospital, Buffalo, 1965-1975.

Lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1942-1946, PTO. Fellow American College of Surgeons, Plaza Club (board directors l985-89), Buffalo Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, reading, boating.

Connections

Married Phyllis Eusterman, September 21, 1946. Children: Therese Ambrusko Carlson, Gretchen Ambrusko Schaeffer, Mary Ambrusko Bennett, Sara Ambrusko Tokars (deceased), Joni Ambrusko Crane, Karen Ambrusko Wilcox, Krissy.

father:
Joseph Ambrusko

mother:
Magdalena (Isky) Ambrusko

spouse:
Phyllis Eusterman

children:
Therese Ambrusko Carlson Ambrusko

Gretchen Ambrusko Schaeffer Ambrusko

Mary Ambrusko Bennett Ambrusko

Sara Ambrusko Tokars Ambrusko (deceased)

Joni Ambrusko Crane Ambrusko

Karen Ambrusko Wilcox Ambrusko

Krissy Ambrusko