Sherwin B. Nuland Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Sherwin B. Nuland (Sherwin Bernard Nuland, Shepsel Ber Nudelman)

Last Updated: 02 Mar, 2023 | Views: 280

Age: 83

Profession: Doctor

Other Profession(s): Surgeon

Famous For: How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter

Higher Education: Doctor of Medicine degree

Sherwin B. Nuland Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
08 Dec, 1930 (83 Years 02 Months 23 Days)

Birth Country
United States

Birth State/Province
New York

Birth District
New York City

Birth Place
The Bronx

Birth Sign



Died on
03 Mar, 2014

Cause of Death
Prostate Cancer

Sherwin B. Nuland Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):  

Sherwin B. Nuland was an American surgeon and writer known for his contributions to the field of medical history. Here is a rewritten version of his biography with subheadings:

Sherwin B. Nuland Early life and Education

Sherwin Bernard Nuland was born on December 8, 1930, in the Bronx, New York, to Jewish immigrant parents. His father was a Russian garment worker, and his mother was from Lithuania.

Nuland attended the Bronx High School of Science, where he became interested in medicine after reading a book about the history of medicine. He graduated in 1955 and completed his residency at the Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Sherwin B. Nuland Career as a surgeon

Nuland spent over three decades as a practicing surgeon, specializing in the treatment of breast cancer. He also held various teaching positions at Yale and was named clinical professor of surgery in 1972.

Sherwin B. Nuland Books:

In addition to his work as a surgeon, Nuland was a prolific writer. He Nuland "How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter," which won the National Book Award in 1994. The book explores the process of dying and the ways in which medical professionals can assist those who are dying.

Nuland also wrote extensively about the history of medicine, including "Doctors: The Biography of Medicine" and "The Wisdom of the Body." He was known for his ability to bring the history of medicine to life, making it accessible to a broad audience.

Sherwin B. Nuland Legacy

Nuland retired from his surgical practice in 1991 but continued to write and lecture. He also served as a visiting professor at various universities, including Harvard and Johns Hopkins.

Nuland died on March 3, 2014, at the age of 83. His contributions to the field of medical history and his ability to make complex medical concepts accessible to the general public continue to inspire and influence medical professionals and writers today.

Sherwin B. Nuland Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 185 cm
In Meters 1.85 m
In feet & Inches 6'1"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 76 Kg
In Pounds 167 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Sherwin B. Nuland Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Meyer Nudelman

Mother's Name
Vitsche Nudelman

Sarah Nuland


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Victoria Nuland

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