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administrator , physician

Paul Phineas Weinsaft was American physician, administrator. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine. Fellow American College of Physicians, New York Academy Medicine; member American Medical Association, New York State and County Medical Society, Massachusetts Medical Society, American College Cardiology, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Weinsaft, Paul Phineas was born on July 18, 1908 in Zbaraz, Austria. Came to the United States, 1941. Son of Lipa and Basia (Landesberg) Weinsaft.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Sorbonne, Paris, 1931. Doctor of Medicine, University Paris Faculty of Medicine, 1935.

Career

Assistant surgeon, Soldiers' Home, Chelsea, Massachusetts, 1941-1945;physician private practice, Winthrop, Massachusetts, 1945-1951;staff physician, Veterans Administration Hospital., Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1952-1955;assistant director professional service, Veterans Administration Hospital., New York City, 1955-1961;medical director, Brooklyn Hebrew Home & Hospital, 1961-1964;chief geriatric section, Coney Island Hospital, Brooklyn, 1964-1967;medical director, Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Center, Brooklyn, 1967-1979;retired, since 1979. Consultant in field.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Science and medical editor The Jewish Forward, New York City. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American College of Physicians, New York Academy Medicine. Member American Medical Association, New York State and County Medical Society, Massachusetts Medical Society, American College Cardiology, New York Academy of Sciences.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Linguistics.

Connections

Married Rachel Rosenfeld, March 24, 1934.

father:
Lipa Weinsaft

mother:
Basia (Landesberg) Weinsaft

spouse:
Rachel Rosenfeld