On June 30, 2017, Laura Feldman, M.D., of Boston and Vineyard Haven, previously of Brookline and Longmeadow, MA, after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer, at age 70. Beloved wife of Bruce Kinch, devoted mother of Evan Feldman-Boshes, of Cambridge, and Erica Feldman-Boshes of Boston.
Dr. Feldman was born in New York City, and was a proud alumna of the High School of Music and Art. She graduated Cum Laude from Barnard College and earned a MS in Mathematics from Cornell University before receiving her M.D. from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Dr. Feldman did her residency in Interventional Radiology at Hahnemann Hospital in Philadelphia, and her fellowship in Cardiovascular Radiology at Mass General. She continued her practice at MGH for 5 years before joining the University of Chicago Medical Center as Staff Radiologist. She was Chief of Cardiovascular Radiology at the Boston VA Medical Center for 6 years, subsequently Staff Radiologist at St. Elizabeth’s, Boston, and for 6 years Staff Radiologist at Presbyterian Hospital, Albuquerque, NM. From 2010 to 2016, she was an Interventional Radiologist at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA.
During her career, she held academic appointments at the University of Chicago, Tufts University, Boston University, and Harvard University. She was a Fellow, the Society for Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology, and a past President of the New England Society for Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology.
Dr. Feldman was a spirited woman who loved to travel, read ferociously, ate with rapture, and found happiness and contentment on her islands: Manhattan, Martha’s Vineyard, and St. John. She was a passionate, lifelong advocate for women’s issues. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in her name to Planned Parenthood. Memorial Service will be held at Temple Israel, 477 Longwood Ave., Boston, on Friday, July 7,2017 at 10:00 am.Please park on the Riverway. Following the service a reception will be held at Temple Israel.