Remembering the Past: Doctors Who Once Practiced In Perth Amboy

By Diane Norek Harrison

PERTH AMBOY—Here are some of the many doctors and dentists that once practiced in Perth Amboy in 1953 from material given to me for my column:

I.P. Avchen-dentist; 188 Hall Ave., Dr. Sami Bernstein; 165 Smith St., Dr. Irving Breslow-dentist; 76 Market St., Dr. Edward Brezinski; 308 Washington, Dr. J.J. Brown-optometrist; 88 Smith St., Dr. Cooperman-M.D.: 527 New Brunswick Ave., Dr Benjamin Copleman-MD.; 280 Hobart St, Dr. O.H. Buchanan; 313 State St., Dr. Budnicky-dentist; 436 Amboy Ave., Dr. Budnicki-M.D.; 645 Amboy Ave., Dr Sara Ann Bunin-M.D.; 266 High St., Dr. M.E. Burg-dentist; 133 Smith St., Dr. C.H. Burlew-dentist; 94 Smith St., Dr. Charles Calvin; 80 Comrc., Dr. Georgette L. Clark-M.D.; 214 Smith St., Dr. F.J DeMarco-optician; 243 State St. and Dr. M.J. Dinesen-dentist; 175 Smith St. Dr. Philip Fass-dentist 175 Smith St., Dr. I.J. Fine-MD; Hobart St., Dr. A. H. Fishkoff-MD; Market St., Dr. L. Fried-dentist; 88 Smith St., Dr. J.P. Gindin-dentist St., Dr. Albert Klein-dentist; 63 Smith St., Dr. Edward Klein-MD;  Dr. Hyman Koch-dentist, and Dr. Lazaar-optometrist all at 280 Hobart St., Dr. A.J. Leitner-dentist; 214 Smith St.,

Dr. William Madura; 103 Market St., Dr. Benjamin  Mann-MD; Market St., Dr. J.J. Mann-MD; 255 State St., Dr. M. Marcus-dentist; Market St., Dr. Lester Mann-optometrist; Smith St., Dr. M. Marcus-dentist; Market St., Dr. A. J. McIntyre-chiropractor; Smith St., Dr. Chester Ralph-DDS; Smith St., Dr. P.D. Rossner-DDS; Smith St., Dr. Alton Roth-DDS; High St., Dr. David Roth-chiropractor; Smith St., Dr. Albert Schwartz-MD; Hobart St., Dr. P.L. Seaman-dentist; 135 Market St., Dr. J.A. Seeman-orthodontist; Market St., Dr. Sinoway- optometrist; Smith St., Dr. Albert Ur-dentist; Smith St., Dr. William Weeden-orthodontist; State St., Dr. Albert Weiss-dentist; Smith St., Dr. W. Westcott, Jr.,-dentist; Smith St. and Dr. William Winn-MD; Market St.

Remember any doctors that practiced in any of the towns listed below or remember doctors who made house calls? Let me know for another column. I’m hoping to hear a lot more on the past of Perth Amboy for my 2009 columns. Start sending! Don’t forget: Christmas, winter and Hanukkah memories or past material for my December columns are needed by Nov. 7 for my end of the year columns.

If you have your own memories or past information for Carteret, Edison, Metuchen, Perth Amboy, Sayreville, South Amboy or Woodbridge you can email me at or send copies of your material to me c/o  CMD Media, P.O. Box 1061, Rahway, N.J. 07065.

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