In Memoriam

Dr. Cedric J. Priebe, Jr.


from an article written by Stony Brook Medicine

APSA Charter Member Cedric J. Priebe, Jr., MD, died January 19 at the age of 88.


He was not only a figure in establishing pediatric surgery as a recognized specialty, but also a surgeon dedicated to improving the lives of his young patients.


Priebe was the founder of the Pediatric Surgery Division at Stony Brook University School of Medicine where he served as professor of surgery and founding chief of pediatric surgery. His legacy also includes the Priebe Lectureship fund and the Stony Brook Children's Hospital.


He received his MD in 1955 from Cornell Medical College and served his pediatric surgery fellowship under H. William Clatworthy, Jr., MD, at Ohio State University's Columbus Children's Hospital.


Visit the Stony Brook Medicine website for more details on Priebe's accomplishments.