Elsberg, Charles Albert
- Robert H. Wilkins
Elsberg, Charles Albert (24 August 1871–18 March 1948), neurosurgeon, was born in New York City, the son of Albert Elsberg, a merchant, and Rebecca Moses. He grew up in New York and received an A.B. in 1890 from the City College of New York, the institution that later honored him in 1935 with the Townsend Harris Medal. When Elsberg received his M.D. from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in 1893, he won the Harsen Clinical Medal. After an internship at Mount Sinai Hospital, he studied in Breslau in 1895 and 1896 with the renowned surgeon Johann von Mikulicz-Radecki....