Biography of Dr. Reuben Lavine
Oswego County, NY Biographies





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, aged 73.

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 York City.

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 medical fraternity.

From:

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


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