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Dr. Sol Bernstein


1927 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Dr.  Sol Bernstein Obituary
February 3, 1927 - April 7, 2017 Sol Bernstein, MD, 90. Born in West New York, New Jersey on February 3, 1927, passed away peacefully in Los Angeles on Friday, April 7, 2017. Sol served in World War II, stationed in Nishinomiya, Japan, from late 1945 to 1946. Dr. Bernstein moved to Los Angeles in 1948 and committed himself to medicine and a lifetime of public service. Graduate of the University of Southern California Medical School in 1955, Dr. Bernstein was a Chief of Cardiology, a professor of medicine, and a dean of the USC medical school. He was the longest serving Medical Director of LAC+USC medical center, from 1974 to 1994. Dr. Bernstein was also interim Director of the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services in 1977, but chose to return to his patients, staff and students at LAC+USC Medical Center. Sol was a kind, dynamic, brilliant and generous soul, who dedicated his life to medicine and social justice. He was loved by all who knew him. Mount Sinai Memorial Parks - Hollywood Hills 800-600-0076 www.mountsinaiparks.org
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Apr. 12, 2017
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