Joseph Sataloff (September 26, 2008)

DR. JOSEPH STALOFF (September 26, 2008)

SATALOFF DR. JOSEPH, Sept. 26, 2008 of Bala Cynwyd, PA. Husband of Ruth (nee Sinberg). Father of Dr. Robert (Dr. Dahlia) Sataloff and Jody Sataloff. Grandfather of Jeremy, Jamie, Daniel, Benjamin and Johnathan. Relatives and friends are invited to Services Sunday Sept. 28th at 2 P.M. at JOSEPH LEVINE AND SON, N. Broad St. above 71st Ave. Int. will be private. The family requests that contributions in his memory be made to the American Institute for Voice and Ear Research, Published on 2008-09-28, Page , Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA) and Philadelphia Daily News (PA)

“Dr. Sataloff saved the hearing of millions of American workers by making companies purchase ear protectors and conduct” Joseph Sataloff, 89, an indefatigable otolaryngologist whose work and research helped tens of thousands with ear, nose and throat problems enjoy better lives, died Sept. 26 at Hahnemann University Hospital after a head injury. Dr. Sataloff, of Bala Cynwyd, a leader in legislation on occupational hearing loss, worked until two weeks before his death. Published on 2008-10-05, Page B14, Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA)

Joseph Sataloff, MD, DSc was an internationally renowned otologist, surgeon, scientist, and pioneer in occupational hearing loss. His efforts to raise the consciousness of America’s leaders in government, industry, and medicine to the adverse impact and tremendous monetary and human costs associated with occupational hearing loss are recognized worldwide. Through service on numerous medical and American Standards Institute committees, and as an advisor to President Nixon, his influence resulted in the drafting of scientifically based laws that have preserved the hearing of millions of Americans. Dr. Sataloff authored more than 150 publications including eleven books. He served on numerous editorial boards and national and international committees. He was also world renown for his contributions to middle ear surgery. He served as Associate Editor of Archives of Otolaryngology for thirty years (a record).  He made countless contributions to clinical care, research and education in otolaryngology. Herbert Kean, MD practiced with him for approximately one year before establishing an independent private practice. Dr. Sataloff’s primary long-term associate was his son Robert Thayer Sataloff, MD, DMA who joined the practice in 1980. Dr. Joseph Sataloff passed away on September 26, 2008 at the age of 89.