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Walter Evan Berdon

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American paediatric radiologist.

Biography of Walter Evan Berdon

Walter Evan Berdon is (2006) Director Emeritus of Pediatric Radiology at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Babies Hospital in New York City. He was professor of paediatric radiology at Babies Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York. He is also editor of the journal Pediatric Radiology.

He graduated M.D. from State University of New York in 1955. He is a gold medal honoree of both the Society of Pediatric Radiology and the American Roentgen Ray Society.

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