Reuben Lavine, M. D. - In medical circles in Oswego County the name of Dr. Reuben Lavine, of Oswego, is recognized
as a prominent and highly successful physician and surgeon. He was born at Syracuse, N. Y., Aug. 9, 1896, the son
of Abraham and Esther M. (Alderman) Lavine. Abraham Lavine resides in Syracuse, N. Y. His wife died May 3, 1926,
After receiving his early education in the public schools of Syracuse, Reuben Lavine attended Syracuse University
from which he received the degrees of Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Medicine in 1917 and 1919, respectively.
He served as an interne for two years in Lincoln Hospital, New York City, and spent one year at Mt. Sinai Hospital,
at New York City, having specialized in the study of X-Ray diagnosis and treatment and diseases of the stomach
and intestines. He established his present practice in Oswego on April 1, 1922. Dr. Lavine is a roentologist of
the Oswego Hospital, and holds membership in the Oswego County Medical Society, the New York State Medical Society
and the American Medical Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the
American College of Physical Therapy. He is also a member of the Alumni Association of Mt. Sinai Hospital, New
During the World War Dr. Lavine organized an emergency hospital at Winchell Hall, Syracuse University, during the
influenza epidemic, while he was serving as a member of the Student Army Training Corps. He was discharged from
the service Dec. 7, 1918.
In 1923 Dr. Lavine was united in marriage with Miss Gertrude Braude, of Syracuse, the daughter of Rev. Moses J.
and Esther (Pearlman) Braude, now residents of Syracuse, where Rev. Braude is identified with Temple Beth Israel.
Dr. Lavine is affiliated with the Masonic Lodge, and is a charter member of the Tau Chapter, Phi Delta Epsilon
The North Country
A History, Embracing
Jefferson, St. Lawrence, Oswego, Lewis
and Franklin Counties, New York.
By: Harry F. Landon
Historical Publishing Company
Indianopolis, Indiana 1932
Oswego County, NY
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