Herbert Goldberg, Radiology

  • January 9, 2018
  • vol 64 issue 18
  • Deaths
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Herbert Goldberg, professor emeritus of radiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, died on March 26, 2017. He was 86.

In 1967, he was an professor of radiology, in 1971 he became an associate professor, in 1974 an assistant clinical professor and in 1976 a professor of radiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in the clinician-educator track of the associate faculty. Dr. Goldberg became a professor of radiation oncology in 1978. He also served as a professor of neurosurgery from 1984-1999.

Dr. Goldberg graduated from the University of Vermont College of Medicine in 1956 then did an internship at Bellevue Hospital and a residency at Presby Medical Center as well as a fellowship at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia Presbyterian Center.

He joined the 25-Year Club at Penn in 1992 (Almanac November 3, 1992). He retired and became professor emeritus of radiology in 1998 (Almanac June 16, 1998).

He was married to the late Rosalie Burns for 57 years. She died in 2015. He is survived by his children, Laura Raab and Alan (Joan); four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.