Biography of Dr. Charles A. Greenhouse
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CHARLES A. GREENHOUSE, M. D. - Ever since the completion of his medical education in 1920, Dr. Greenhouse has made The Bronx the scene of his professional activities as a general practitioner and he has become one of the most popular and successful physicians in his neighborhood. He was born in New York City, January 17, 1897, a son of Abraham and Rose (Shapiro) Greenhouse, both of his parents being residents of The Bronx, his father having retired some time ago from his business.

Charles A. Greenhouse was educated in the public and high schools of New York City, and then attended Fordham University and this institution's School of Medicine, from which latter he was graduated in 1920 with the degree of Doctor of Medicine. The next year he spent as an interne in Montefiore Hospital, Gun Hill Road and Bainbridge Avenue, The Bronx, and in Willard Parker Hospital, foot of East Sixteenth Street, Manhattan. In 1921 he established himself in private practice which he has carried on since then with offices at No. 1401 Grand Concourse. His practice, in which he is meeting with much success, is of a general nature, though he is especially interested in dermatology and pediatrics. In recent years he has been associated with Mount Sinai Hospital, One Hundredth Street and Fifth Avenue, Manhattan and with The Bronx Hospital, Fulton Avenue and One Hundred and Sixty Ninth Street, The Bronx. During the World War he was a member of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps. He is a Fellow of the American Medical Association; a member of the New York State and of The Bronx County Medical societies of The Bronx Dermatological Society, and the Phi Delta Epsilon Fraternity.

Dr. Greenhouse married, in New York City, in December, 1923, Anna Raynes, daughter of Nathan and Gussie Baynes, both residents of New York City. Dr. and Mrs. Greenhouse are the parents of one son, Charles A., Jr., born in The Bronx. December 7, 1924.

From:
The Bronx and its people
A History 1609-1927
Board of Editors: James L. Wells,
Louis F. Haffen
Josiah A. Briggs.
Historian: Benedict Fitspatrick
Publisher: The Lewis Historical Publishing Co., Inc.
New York 1927


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