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Dr. Martin H. Feldman, 70, a neurologist and educator, died Dec. 28. He was a resident of King of Prussia.

Feldman was chief of neurology at New York Presbyterian Hospital and a clinical professor of neurology at Columbia University. He was also an associate attending neurologist at both Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and Harlem Hospital Center, among many other appointments.

Born in Bradford, Pa., Feldman earned his undergraduate degree at the University of Buffalo and his medical degree at the University of Utah College of Medicine before serving in the U.S. Air Force as a captain and flight surgeon. He was stationed in Germany during the Vietnam war.

Upon his return, Feldman completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University and a fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital, both in Philadelphia. He was also a Ph.D. candidate at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

Feldman was a member of several medical societies, including the Philadelphia Neurological Society, and the Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Disease.

A collector of antique medical instruments, he donated his prized pieces to Thomas Jefferson University, where they created the Martin H. Feldman Medical Instrument Collection, located in Alumni Hall.

A lover of the arts, he played the bass and the violin.

Feldman is survived by his wife, Lynne Z. Gold-Bikin; sons Douglas Feldman and Reed Feldman; stepsons Russell Gold and Michael Gold, stepdaughters Sheryle Gold and Lisa Untracht; and seven grandchildren.

 

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