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Physician , Psychiatrist

Stewart Theodore Ginsberg, American physician, psychiatrist. Served from major lieutenant colonel Military Cross, Australia, 1944-1946.


Ginsberg, Stewart Theodore was born on April 18, 1906 in St. Paul. Son of Jacob and Mollie (Balkind) Ginsberg.


Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Medicine, University of Minnesota, 1932, Doctor of Medicine 1933.


Intern, St. Mary’s Hospital, Duluth, Minnesota, 1932-1933. Practice medicine specializing in psychiatry VA hospitals, St. Cloud, Minnesota, Augusta, Georgia, Marion, Indiana, 1936-1953. Manager Veterans Administration Hospital., Pittsburgh, 1953-1955.

Chief psychiatry division, psychiatry and neurology service VA Central Office, Washington, 1955-1957. Indiana commissioner mental health, 1957-1966. Director Veterans Administration Hospital., Lyons, New Jersey, 1966-1971.

Superintendent Georgia Mental Health Institute, Atlanta, 1971-1973. Faculty psychiatry Indiana U. School Medicine, 1948-1953, associate professor, 1957-1961, professor, 1961-1966. Associate clinical professor psychiatry Georgetown University Medical School, 1956-1957.

Clinical professor psychiatry Emory University, 1971-1979. Assistant examiner American Board Psychiatry and Neurology, 1950-1979. Cons. community services branch National Institute Mental Health, 1959-1962, in-service training mental health training committee, 1963-1965.

Chairman subcommittee treatment, care and rehabilitation Conference on Volunteer Services to Psychiatric Patients, 1958. Member executive medical advising committee Indianapolis Hospital Development Association, 1964-1966. Member of council legislation public policy National Association Mental Health, 1967-1970.

Member professional advising committee Metropolitan Atlanta Mental Health Association consultant Task Force to Revise Standards Psychiatric Hospitals and Clinics, 1968-1970.


  • Other Work

    • Editorial board Hospital and Community Psychiatry, 1967-1973, chairman, 1972-1973. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Served from major lieutenant colonel Military Cross, Australia, 1944-1946.


Married Ada Leah Leach, August 31, 1930. Children: Barbara Cecil (Mistress Samuel Tisherman), Janet Mary (Mistress Alvin Klein), Mark Bruce.

Jacob Ginsberg

Mollie (Balkind) Ginsberg

Ada Leah Leach

Mark Bruce Ginsberg

Janet Mary Ginsberg (Mistress Alvin Klein)

Barbara Cecil Ginsberg (Mistress Samuel Tisherman)