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Physician

Sophia Josephine Kleegman, Russian physician.

Background

Kleegman, Sophia Josephine was born on July 8, 1901 in Kiev, Russia. Daughter of Israel and Elka (Siergutz) Kleegman.

Education

Came to the United States, 1906, naturalized, 1923. Doctor of Medicine New York City, 1924.

Career

John H. Sillman, December 31, 1932 (deceased). Children—Frederick Holden, Anne Marice. Practicing physician obstetrics and gynecology from 1924.

Member teaching staff New York University College Medical, from 1929, clinical professor obstetrics and gynecology, from 1952. Attending visiting staff obstetrics and gynecology Bellevue Hospital, from 1929. Medical director New York State Planned Parenthood Association, 1936-1961.

Medical consultant Eastern League Planned Parenthood, from 1961. Director Infertility Clinic New York University-Bellevue Medical Center, from 1958.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles on medical subjects.

Membership

Member teaching staff New York University College Medical, from 1929, clinical professor obstetrics and gynecology, from 1952. Member board governors New York University School Medicine Alumni, from 1956, president, 1965-1966. Member of the board National Committee Maternal Health, Sex Information and Education Council United States Named Medical Woman of Year, American Women’s Medical Association, 1966.

Diplomate American Board Obstetrics and Gynecology. American College of Surgeons fellow, International College of Surgeons, New York Academy Medicine, American College Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Association Marriage Counselors (charter. Member of the American Medical Association, International Society Cytology Council (founder.

Connections

Married Doctor; children: Frederick Holden, Anne Marice.

father:
Israel Kleegman

mother:
Elka (Siergutz) Kleegman

spouse:
Doctor

child:
Frederick Holden Kleegman

child:
Anne Marice Kleegman