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Ophthalmologist

Richard Ruvin Tenzel, American Ophthalmologist. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1958. American College of Surgeons fellow; member American Academy Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, American Society Ocularists (medical adviser since 1971), American Medical Association.

Background

Tenzel, Richard Ruvin was born on January 19, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jack and Pauline (Korenblat) Tenzel.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1950; Doctor of Medicine, University Tennessee, 1954.

Career

Intern, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, 1955; resident, Manhattan Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Hospital, New York City, 1956-1960; practice medicine specializing in ophthalmology, Miami Beach, Florida, since 1960; clinical professor ophthalmology emeritus, U. Miami, since 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1956-1958. American College of Surgeons fellow. Member American Academy Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, American Society Ocularists (medical adviser since 1971), American Medical Association.

Connections

Married Shirley Ruth Baum, May 19, 1956. Children— Jack, David, Vicki Gail.

father:
Jack Tenzel

mother:
Pauline (Korenblat) Tenzel

spouse:
Shirley Ruth Baum