Dr. Bralow, Medicine

Dr. Saul Philip Bralow, a former clinical professor of medicine, died January 11, 2012, at age 90.

Earlier in his career, Dr. Bralow was on the faculty of Temple University School of Medicine and Thomas Jefferson University. In 1975, he moved to Sarasota, Florida, where he maintained a private practice and became a clinical professor at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.

An internationally renowned gastroenterologist, Dr. Bralow was a clinical professor of medicine at the Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from 1983 until 1997.

After retiring, Dr. Bralow he returned to Florida and founded a gastroenterology clinic for seniors at Sarasota Hospital.

He has been honored by the American Cancer Society and was named the Physician of the Year by the National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis in 1985.

Raised in Overbrook, Dr. Bralow earned his bachelor's degree from Pennsylvania State University in 1942 and a medical degree from Temple University in 1945, and a master's in medicine from the University of Illinois College of Medicine in 1949.

Dr. Bralow is survived by his wife, Suzanne; a son, David; stepchildren, Jeffery and Richard Sterling and Kerry Alers; and 12 grandchildren.

Donations may be sent to the Andrew P. Bralow Memorial Scholarship, Temple University Beasley School of Law, 1719 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA 19122.