Dr Barry Behrstocks Resume

CURRICULUM VITAE
Barry B. Behrstock M.D., F.A.A.P.

PERSONAL:

  • Birth date- July 12, 1948
  • Birthplace- Los Angeles, California
  • Marital Status-Married
  • Children-Two, ages 23 & 25
  • Residence-Newport Beach
  • Citizenship-USA
  • Height- 5'7"
  • Weight-150
  • Health-Excellent

EDUCATION:

  • High School-Hamilton High School, Los Angeles
  • Undergraduate-UCLA '66-'67
  • University of California Berkeley '67-70
  • Medical School-University of California San Francisco '70-'74
  • Internship-Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles '74-'75
  • Residency-Pediatrics, Children's Hospital Los Angeles '75-'77
  • License, M.D. California 1975 - present

HONORS:

  • Phi Beta Kappa University of California, Berkeley
  • Graduate, Magna Cum Laude

MILITARY SERVICE:

  • None

SPECIALTY CERTIFICATION:

  • National Board of Medical Examiners
  • American Board of Pediatrics 1979

CAREER:

  • Physician-specialty Pediatrics
  • Private Practice 1977-present
  • Author-The Parent's When-Not-To-Worry Book

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND INVENTIONS:

  • President, Medical Light Technology Inc. involved in near infrared research of a non-invasive glucose sensor with the United States Department of Agriculture 1990-99
  • Meconium Aspiration Device for newborn resuscitation:  Patented (1981) development Sherwood Medical
  • Meconium Aspiration Device 2nd generation:  Patented (1987)
  • Consultant to Sherwood Medical Corporation for investigation of meconium suction device 1980
  • Consultant to Portex for meconium device 1986
  • Time Magazine special pediatric correspondent 1982

HOSPITAL STAFFS:

  • Hoag Memorial Presbyterian Hospital, Newport Beach
  • Chairman, Dept. of Pediatrics  1993-96
  • Vice-Chairman, Dept. of Pediatrics  1996-98
  • Chairman, Dept. of Pediatrics 88,89

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics

MEMBERSHIPS, PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES:

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • California Medical Association
  • Orange County Medical Association
  • Orange County Pediatric Society
  • Los Angeles Pediatric Society
  • S.E.E. (Surgical Eye Expeditions)

WORK HISTORY:

  • Private practice of Pediatrics in Costa Mesa, California from 1977- present

OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SURGICAL EYE EXPEDITIONS:

  • Parrel Mexico November 1988
  • Borneo, Malaysia  September 1989
  • Zacatecas Mexico June 1990
  • Zacatecas Mexico June 1991
  • Viet Nam, Team Leader November 1993
  • Mongolia Team Leader August 1995
  • Nepal Team Leader-Ophthalmology, Perinatal Medicine/Newborn resuscitation 1997
  • Tibet Team Leader-Ophthalmology, Perinatal Medicine/Newborn resuscitation 1998
  • Vietnam, Pediatric triage and surgical recovery, newborn resuscitation 1998-2013  (10 Trips)

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

  • Greater Newport Physicians IPA-Board of Directors 94-present,
  • Vice President 1996-2012
  • President 2012-present
  • Memorial Care Medical Foundation Board of Directors 2012-present
  • Project Vietnam Board of Directors 2007-present
  • Coastal Management Services-Board of Directors 94-2007
  • Newport Primary Care Group 93-94 Board of Directors

BOOKS IN PRINT:

  •  The Way of the Artist by Barry Behrstock 2007
  • The Parent's When-Not-To-Worry Book by Barry Behrstock, M.D. with Richard Trubo.  Harper & Row Publishers Hardback '81 Paper '83.     Literary Guild Alternate Selection (June 1981)
  • Young Parents Book Club-Book of the Month (March 81).  Doubleday Book  Club Selection, released in Great Britain, Canada and Australia
  • Lying as Still as I Can by Barry Behrstock (Children’s book on Space), Rigby Press 1989

TELEVISION & RADIO APPEARANCES:

  • Over 25 television and 200 radio shows nationally related to book publication and discussion related to general pediatrics
  • Radio host for Highlights in Pediatrics 1988

ARTICLES IN PRINT:

  • "A Pediatrician Visits Vietnam", California Pediatrician Spring 1994 Page 15-17
  •  "Eye Surgery in Vietnam", Ocular Surgery News Vol. 12 #6 Page 79, March 15, 1994
  •  "Obstetricians and Legal Abortions in San Francisco", Behrstock et al. -September, 1972 Vol. 117, #3 Page 29, California Medicine
  • "Attitude of Obstetric-Gynecologic Residents Toward Abortion", P. Mascovich/B. Behrstock-August, 1973 Volume 119, #2 Page 29, California Medicine
  •  Health and Care-Summer 1984, "Your Child's Health"
  •  Families-June 1982, "Myths About Your Child’s Health"
  •  American Baby- Myths of Childcare" April 1981
  •  Family Circle-August 11, 1981, "A Parents' Guide to the Myths and Misconceptions of Child Care"
  •  Pediatric Notes-Sydney Gellis, Letter to the Editor, "Emergency Release of Entrapped Head" September 11, 1986
  • California Medicine-"Permanent Placement of sub-cutaneous Gold Acupuncture Needles" 1974

ARTISTIC INTERESTS:

PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITS:

  • City of Newport Beach City Hall Gallery  October 1996
  • Newport Harbor Art Museum-"Ann Frank Exhibit" June 1995
  • Univ. of Calif. Irvine & Pacific Symphony Orchestra-Performing Arts Center "External Images: Reflections of Vietnam April 1995π
  • Goldenwest College-"A View of Vietnam " Jan 23-Feb 3, 1995
  • South Coast Art Gallery Show & Exhibit June 1994
  • The Way of the Artist, exhibit Cal State Fullerton Main Gallery April –May 2007          

OUTSIDE INTERESTS:

  • Photography, glass blowing, oriental arts, fitness