September 23, 2011
David Redlus, 100, a podiatrist in Camden County for almost 70 years, died Tuesday, Sept., 20, at Cooper University Hospital in Camden of injuries sustained in a car accident. While growing up in North Camden, Dr. Redlus learned to swim in the Delaware River, graduated from Camden High School, and was MVP on the Berwyck Bears, a semipro football team in the city. After graduating from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1932, he established a practice in North Camden. In the early 1970s, he moved his office to his home in Cherry Hill.
January 16, 1999 |
Leslie Squires, 73, a longtime Cherry Hill podiatrist, died Wednesday at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia. Residing in Margate and Boynton Beach, Fla. since 1997, he previously was a longtime resident of Cherry Hill. Dr. Squires practiced podiatry in Maple Shade for more than 40 years until retiring in 1996. He was on the staff of Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center in both Washington Township and Cherry Hill for more than 15 years. Previously, he served on the staffs of St. Luke's Hospital and Children's Medical Center in Philadelphia, the Camden County Psychiatric Hospital in Lakeland, the former Camden County General Hospital, Summit Surgical Center at West Jersey Hospital Voorhees, and Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden.
May 31, 1990 |
A Wynnewood podiatrist has been charged with Medicaid fraud in connection with Medicaid reimbursements made while he was suspended from the program. The state Attorney General's Office on May 23 charged Robert W. Kanowitz, 36, of the 400 block of Redleaf Road, with renting space in his office to another doctor on the condition that she pay him half of the funds she received for treating Medicaid patients there. He is accused of receiving the money between September 1985 and September 1987, when he was serving a two-year suspension from the state Medicaid program after having been acquitted of 27 previous counts of Medicaid fraud.
September 17, 1997 |
Robert Franklin Klepfer, 70, a longtime Main Line podiatrist, died of a heart attack Thursday at his home in Bryn Mawr. Dr. Klepfer practiced podiatric medicine for 46 years in an office at 34 W. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore. His son, Dr. Douglas F. Klepfer, joined the practice 12 years ago. The senior Dr. Klepfer also served on staff at Bryn Mawr Hospital for nearly 20 years and was a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and its Bucks and Montgomery County chapters.
September 5, 1995 |
Phillip J. Williams, 86, a podiatrist who had practiced in Camden and Woodlynne since 1932 and who was well-known for his feisty, humanitarian ways, died last Wednesday at his Woodlynne home. "He was a caring individual and he still made house calls," recalled James Cunning of Collingswood, a longtime friend and distant relative. "He had a warm heart, but could be a real curmudgeon. " Although Dr. Williams closed his Camden office about 15 years ago, he continued to practice from his home until his death.
May 24, 1997 |
As the years passed and Dr. Louis Herbert Sherman's family grew larger, so, it seemed, did his generosity. Each year at Passover, he would discreetly foot the bill for a catered family seder that often included as many as 50 people. When he died at age 91 Thursday at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals-University Medical Center/Cherry Hill, Dr. Sherman left a legacy of love that touched four generations. "He said he felt like he's a gem collector and that all of us are in the center of the ring," said daughter Roz Lessing, a Michigan psychologist.
December 17, 2001 |
Dr. Irving Smiler, 78, a podiatrist and community activist in Frankford for 51 years, died Saturday at his home in Rhawnhurst of cancer. After graduating from Temple University College of Podiatric Medicine and completing a residency at Philadelphia General Hospital, he opened a practice on Pratt Street in Frankford. When the area began to decline in the 1980s, he joined residents and others in the business community in a revival effort. He was president of the Bridge & Pratt Business and Professional Association and was a member of the Frankford Community Public Relations Conference.
August 21, 2010 |
Dr. Claire Goodis Sopenoff, 93, formerly of Wynnewood, who practiced podiatry for more than 60 years, died Thursday, Aug. 19, at Bryn Mawr Terrace. Dr. Sopenoff graduated from William Penn High School in North Philadelphia. In 1936, she graduated from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine as one of five women in a class of 75. She was only 20 and had to wait until she was 21 to apply for her license, said her nephew David Fineman. She opened an office above her father's optometry practice at Ninth Street and Girard Avenue in Philadelphia.
November 8, 1999 |
Louis Patrick Zulli, 72, a podiatrist and professor emeritus at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, died Saturday of emphysema at his home in Springfield Township, Delaware County. Dr. Zulli was born in South Philadelphia in 1926, graduated from West Catholic High School, and served in the Army in the Philippines during World War II. After returning to Philadelphia, he graduated from what is now the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in 1953. He was a man of few interests besides helping people and podiatry, his wife, Candace Zulli, said yesterday.
September 30, 1997 |
An Atlantic County foot doctor was arraigned yesterday in federal court in Camden on charges that he took kickbacks for referring patients to a Vineland medical equipment supplier that illegally billed Medicare. Dr. Joseph Picciotti, 46, a podiatrist affiliated with Kessler Memorial Hospital in Hammonton, pleaded not guilty to a 14-count Medicare fraud indictment that was filed in August but remained sealed until yesterday. Federal authorities said Picciotti served as co-medical director of the Wound Care Center of Southern New Jersey at Kessler Memorial and maintained a practice in the 1100 block of South White Horse Pike in Hammonton.