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Bernard Tabatznik

Born 1927

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American internist and cardiologist, born 1927.

Biography of Bernard Tabatznik

Bernard Tabatznik lives (2014) in Monterey, Virginia. In the mid 1950s he worked in the Baragwanath Hospital at Diepkloof, South Africa. In the late 1950s he moved to the Sinai Hospital, Baltimore to become Director of the Coronary Care Unit and Assistant Physician, and then Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Chief, Cardiology Division, Sinai Hospital, and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
The Bernard Tabatznik Lecture, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore is named i his honour.

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