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Irving B. Goldman, MD, first president of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, died May 27, 1975, in Miami Beach, Fla, at the age of 76 years.
An internationally respected facial plastic surgeon, Dr Goldman devoted a lifetime to the learning and teaching of improved rhinoplastic techniques.
Born in New York City on June 29, 1898, he graduated from Yale University in 1920 and then received his medical degree from Tufts Medical School in 1924.
His long-term association with Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City began in 1924 with his internship and then residency training in otorhinolaryngology.
With the energetic persistence and dedication that characterized his entire career, Dr Goldman initially developed an extensive practice in general ear, nose and throat, catering to a large and illustrious segment of the entertainment crowd in New York.
In the 1930s, Dr Goldman traveled to Europe to study
SIMONS RL. Irving B. Goldman, MD 1898-1975. Arch Otolaryngol. 1976;102(1):64. doi:10.1001/archotol.1976.00780060110026
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