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Sidney Blumenthal, American physician, educator. Diplomate American Board Pediatrics (chairman sub-board pediatric cardiology). Decorated Bronze Star.

Background

Blumenthal, Sidney was born on June 24, 1909 in New York City. Son of Jacob and Lena (Uhran) Blumenthal.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Iowa, 1930. Doctor of Medicine, University Iowa, 1933.

Career

Intern, Milwaukee Children's Hospital, 1933-1934;resident, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, 1934-1936;private practice pediatrics, New York City, 1936-1955;director pediatric cardiology, Mount Sinai, New York City, 1945-1958;private practice pediatrics, Babies Hospital, New York City, 1955-1970;chf. children's cardiac svce., Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, 1955-1970;consultant pediatric cardiologist, Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, 1957-1970;professor clinical pediatrics, Columbia College Physicians and Surgical, 1959-1970;consultant pediatric cardiologist, Vassar Brothers Hospital, Poughkeepsie, 1964-1970;professor pediatric cardiology, associate dean continuing education, U. Miami, Florida, 1970-1990. Visiting professor pediatric cardiology School Medical National Taiwan U., Taipei, 1964. Appointed to American Board Pediatrics, 1965-1974, chairman sub-board pediatriccardiology 1969-1971.

American Heart Association, 1960-1968, Executive Committee chairman 1966-1968, committee Atherosclerosis/Hypertension in childhood 1968-1974, ethics committee vice chairman 1973-1976. American Academy Pediatrics, chairman of the section cardiology1962-1963, Florida Division Vocat.Rehab. Medical Advisory committee, 1971-1974.

Florida Heart Association chairman task force on Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic heart disease, 1973-1976. Florida Medical Association commission on continuing Medical Education, 191972-74;National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute, 1967-1973, chairman cardiovascular training committee, 1971-1973, task force on Atherosclerosis, 1970-1971, special review panel, 1972,advising committee Lipid Metabolism, 1973-1976, National High Blood Pressure Education Program, 1973-1974, chairman task force on Pediatric Hypertension,1975-1977. New York state health department consultant, 1965-1970.

New York City health department.Sr. Consul. cardiologist, 1955-1970. VA, cardiopulmonary committee, 1967-1970.

World Health Organization consultant Atherosclerosis, 1974-1977.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Pediatrics (chairman sub-board pediatric cardiology).

Membership

Chairman council on rheumatic fever and congenital heart disease American Heart Association. Board directors Heart Association of Greater Miami. Lieutenant colonel Medical Corps, Army of the United States, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations.

Member American Ped. Society, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Heart Associate, New York Academy of Sciences, Associate of European Pediatric Cardiologists, Royal Society Medical, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Connections

Married Elaine Levy, April 4, 1953. Childen: Patricia, Peggy.

father:
Jacob Blumenthal

mother:
Lena (Uhran) Blumenthal

spouse:
Elaine Levy