Milton Meyer Michaels, MD

Milton Meyer Michaels, MD

MICHAELS: Milton Meyer Michaels, MD, died Dec. 24, 2022, at 95 years of age. He was born March 25, 1927, the only child of Israel and Dora Berman Michaels. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Lois Glazer Michaels; children Eric (Carol), Marian, Jacob, and grandchildren Jonathan, Laura (Sean) Spielberg, Isaac and Oli. Treasured and respected by a large circle of family and friends, he will be remembered for his wit, love of family, loyalty, devotion to the practice of medicine and enthusiasm for athletics.
Milton, a lifelong Pittsburgher, graduated Taylor Allderdice High School, served in World War II in the U.S. Navy as a hospital corpsman, graduated University of Pittsburgh and its Medical School in 1954. He studied hematology under Dr. William Dameshek in Boston returning to Pittsburgh where he practiced for over 50 years. He was an extraordinary diagnostician, recognized for his compassionate care and constant attention to the medical literature, quoting current NEJM articles until his last weeks. Milton lived a full and vigorous life with humor and integrity.
Services at Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4905 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh 15213, on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022.
Donations can be made to the Israel and Dora Berman Michaels Teacher Training Fund at Rodef Shalom, Doctors Without Borders, 40 Rector St, 16th Floor, New York NY 10006, or a charity of your choice. Professional services by D’Alessandro Funeral Home & Crematory Ltd., Lawrenceville PJC

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