Notable Alums


Specialty: Endocrinology

Graduation Year: 1953

Hershel Sandberg

Hershel Sandberg, M.D. ’53, is an internal medicine specialist with William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich.

After receiving his medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine, Dr. Sandberg completed an internship and residency at Detroit Receiving Hospital, and a fellowship with the WSU School of Medicine.

He was a clinical assistant and associate professor in the WSU Department of Medicine, and chief of Endocrinology at Sinai Hospital in Detroit. He also was affiliated with Detroit Receiving and Mount Carmel hospitals.

Dr. Sandberg has held membership in the American Society for Clinical Research, the medical societies for the state of Michigan, Wayne and Oakland counties, and the American Diabetes and Michigan Thyroid associations. He is a past-president of the WSU School of Medicine Alumni Association and Board of Governors, and serves on the Pivotal Moments Campaign Committee.

Among his honors, Dr. Sandberg received the state of Israel’s Maimonides Award in 1984 and the WSU School of Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award in 1986.