Herbert Brendler, MD
Curator 1985 – 1986
Born January 20, 1914, Herbert Brendler, MD (1914-1986) of New York City, was the 79th AUA president after having served five years as AUA secretary. Dr. Brendler served on the editorial board of The Journal of Urology® and later became associate editor and editor in 1983. He served on the Residency Review Committee for urology from 1973 to 1979 and was also chairman of that committee.
Dr. Brendler was urologist-in-chief and chairman of the department of urology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York from 1963 to 1982. He received his bachelor's degree from Columbia University and his medical degree from New York University (NYU). He obtained his surgical experience in New York and completed his training in urology at the University of Virginia and The Johns Hopkins University. Prior to going to Mt. Sinai, Dr. Brendler served in the United States Navy in World War II. He also served on faculties at Hopkins, NYU and