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Psychiatrist , author

Louis Berg, British psychiatrist, author. member impartial specialist panel in neurology Workmens Compensation Board Board visitors Highland State Training School Boys.; Served in infantry, United States Army, 1918. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology.; Fellow Royal Society Health; member of the American Medical Association, New York State, New York County medical societies, American Psychiatric Association; Mason.

Background

Berg, Louis was born on June 19, 1901 in London, England. Son of Samuel and Ida B., brought to the United States 1904, naturalized, 1919.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia 1920. Doctor of Medicine Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1923. Graduate study U. Vienna, 1926.

Career

Adopted children—Leslie Lanham Berg, Wendy Lee Berg, Michael David Berg. International Beth David Hospital, New York City, 1923-1924. Resident Montefiore Hospital, 1924-1925.

Assistant physician Manhattan Eastern State Hospital for Insane, 1924-1925. District medical Supervisor Department of Health, New York City, 1929-1972. Physician to New York Department of Correction, Welfare Island, 1928-1935.

Part-time instructor of education, New York University, 1929-1934. Medical director Henry Meinhard Memorial Health Center 1931-1972. Medico-legal expert, lecturer, 1934-1972.

Associate in neuro-psychiatry Beth David Hospital. Neuro-psychiatrist to the army induction station, Grand Central Palace, New York City, since 1943. Member impartial specialist panel in neurology Workmens Compensation Board Board visitors Highland State Training School Boys.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (Novels) Prison Doctor. 1931

    • Prison Nurse, 1934. Devils Circus, 1934

    • Twilight Comes Early, 1939.

      Other and later books include: The Human Personality. Sex, Methods and Manners (with Robert Treat), 1953. Psychiatry for the Layman, 1963.

      The Velvet Underground (with Michael Leigh) 1964. Contributor articles in field to mags.

Membership

Member impartial specialist panel in neurology Workmens Compensation Board Board visitors Highland State Training School Boys. Served in infantry, United States Army, 1918. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology.

Fellow Royal Society Health. Member of the American Medical Association, New York State, New York County medical societies, American Psychiatric Association.

Connections

Married Lisa Conlin.

father:
Samuel Berg

mother:
Ida Berg

spouse:
Lisa Conlin