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Sidney Licht, American physician. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946.; Club: City Athletic (New York City).


Licht, Sidney was born on April 18, 1907 in New York City. Son of Herman Selig and Julia (Frank) Licht.


Bachelor of Science, City College New York, 1927. Doctor of Medicine New York University, 1931.


Intern, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, 1931-1932, Sea View Hospital, New York City, 1932-1933, Beth Israel Hospital, New York City, 1933-1935. Practice medicine, since 1935, New York City, 1935-1942. Member of staff Veterans Administration Hospital., Boston, 1946, Veterans Administration Hospital., West Haven, Connecticut.

Consultant physical medicine Gaylord Hospital, Wallingford, Connecticut, from 1961. Consultant Beth Israel Hospital, 1967, Institute Crippled and Disabled, 1967, Montefiore Hospital (all New York City). Assistant clinical professor medical Yale Medical School, 1955-1964.

Professor medical literature U. Miami, since 1975.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Music in Medicine, 1946. Occupational Therapy Source Book, 1947. Co-author: Occupational Therapy, 1950.

      Physical Medicine in General Practice, 1952. Electrodiagnosis and Electromyography, 1956. Therapeutic Heat, 1958.

      Therapeutic Exercise, 1958. Therapeutic Electricity and Ultraviolet Radiation, 1959. Massage Manipulation and Traction, 1960.

      World Directory of Physical Medicine Specialists, 1960. Medical Hydrology, 1965. Medical Climatology, 1964.

      Orthotics Etcetera, 1966. Rehabilitation and Medicine, 1968. Arthritis and Rehabilitation, 1969.

      Stroke and Its Rehabilitation, 1974. Emeritus editor American Journal Physical Medicine. Editor Occupational Therapy and Rehabilitation, 1947-1951.


Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Club: City Athletic (New York City).


Married Elizabeth Schweitzer, March 16, 1937. Children: Vera Hermine, Phyllis Roxanne, Jeffrey Louis.

Herman Selig Licht

Julia (Frank) Licht

Elizabeth Schweitzer

Vera Hermine Licht

Phyllis Roxanne Licht

Jeffrey Louis Licht