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Protecting the quality of life since 1944.

Dr. Stanley H. Lorber

In Memoriam

Dr. Lorber received both his undergraduate degree and MD from the University of Pennsylvania. After serving as a flight surgeon in WWII, he joined the faculty of Temple University School of Medicine, where he served for 43 years as professor of medicine and chairman of the department of gastroenterology. His research activities produced more than 140 medical publications. Dr. Lorber was team physician for the Philadelphia 76ers for 25 years, during which time they were NBA champions in 1967 and 1983. He also served as consultant to the Veterans Administration, the Navy and the FDA. In addition, he served as president of Banyan Golf Club for four years. In retirement, Dr. Lorber remained active at the medical schools of the University of Pennsylvania, which awarded him the Alumni Service Award, and Temple University, which named the chair of gastroenterology in his honor.

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