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Michael Lesch

Born 1939
Died

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American cardiologist, born June 30, 1939, New York.

Biography of Michael Lesch

Michael Leschgraduated M.D. from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland in 1964. He was a resident at Johns Hopkins, training in internal medicine, 1965–1966. He became a certified specialist in cardiovascular medicine in 1974. His medical specialities are cardiology and internal medicine. He is Professor of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, and Chairman, Medicine, St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center.

When they described Lesch-Nyhan disease in 1964, Michael Lesch was a medical student at Johns Hopkins, where William Leo Nyhan was a faculty member.

We thank Dr. Günter Krämer, Zürich, Switzerland, for information submitted.

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