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Ben F. Feingold, M.D.

Statistics:
1900           Benjamin Franklin Feingold was actually born on June 15, 1899 in Pittsburgh PA - Until recently, he was thought by most people (including himself) to have been born in 1900, but thanks to his daughter who works in the Census Bureau, we now have the source document which shows his actual year of birth to be 1899.
1921 BS degree, Univ. of Pittsburgh, PA
1924 MD degree, Univ of Pittsburgh, PA
1924-25 Internship at Passavant Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
1927 Fellow in Pathology, Univ of Goettingen, Germany
1928-29 House Officer, Children's Clinic, University of Vienna, Austria.
Worked under Professor Clement von Pirquet who coined the word "allergy"
1929-32 Clinical Instructor of Pediatrics, Northwestern U School of Medicine
1930? Married Lois Maxine Adler (with whom he had four children)
1932-58 Attending Physician in Pediatrics and in Infectious Diseases at Los Angeles County General Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
1932-41 Attending in Pediatrics, Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
1932-51 Attending in Pediatrics, Los Angeles Children's Hospital
1941-45 Commander, US Navy
Present as Senior Medical Officer on the USS Lenawee (APA-195) at the time of the Japanese surrender ceremony in Tokyo harbor.
1945-51 Chief of Pediatrics, Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
1945-51 Associate in Allergy, Los Angeles Children's Hospital
1951 Joined Kaiser Foundation Hospital and Permanente Medical Group. Established all of the Departments of Allergy for Northern California.
1951 Married Helene Samuels Mayer, June 21
1951-69 Chief of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
1952-70 Chairman of Central Research Committee, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals of Northern California
1957-70 Director of the Laboratory of Medical Entomology
1969-82 Chief Emeritus, Department of Allergy, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center (Joint Administrative Division for Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and the Permanente Medical Group)
1982 Died, March 23

  • Listed in MEN OF ACHIEVEMENT
  • Board Certifications:
    • Certified in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Allergy
    • A certification in pediatric allergy applies to the general field of allergy
  • Publications: Books
    • Author and co-author of numerous publications and chapters in the field of allergy and basic immunology textbooks.
    • Introduction to Clinical Allergy, Charles C. Thomas Pub.,Ltd, Springfield, Illinois, 1973
    • Why Your Child is Hyperactive, Random House, New York, 1975
    • Feingold Cookbook for Hyperactive Children, Random House, New York 1979 (out of print but used ones are available sometimes)

  • Publications: Medical Journal articles


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