May 19, 1943 - May 26, 2022
Dr. Arthur M. Virshup, age 79, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fl passed away on May 26, 2022. Arthur was born in New York City in 1943, and grew up there with his parents, Emanuel and Dorothy, and sister, Barbara. He attended Yale University in 1959 and SUNY Medical School in 1963. After medical school, he served two years in the US Air Force Medical Corps, and then completed his internship and residency at The George Washington University, followed by eight months as a Senior Fellow in Rheumatology at Georgetown University Hospital. In 1973, Dr. Virshup established the first Rheumatology practice in Palm Beach County, and set up the first free clinic to provide Rheumatology care to indigent patients. He was honored multiple times throughout his career, including at the Arthritis Foundation’s Palm Beach Gala in 1996, and was given the “Hero in Medicine Award” by the Palm Beach Medical Society in 2006. In 2021, four free Rheumatology clinics were renamed after Dr. Virshup and another Rheumatologist, Dr. John Whelton. After retiring in 2014, Dr. Virshup continued to volunteer free Rheumatology care to those in need. Arthur was married to his wife, Lorraine, who passed away in 2013, for 45 years. He is survived by his two children, Tamara and Seth, and his sister Barbara. Funeral Services will be held 10:00AM, Tuesday, May 31, 2022 in the Boynton Beach Beth Israel Memorial Chapel, 11115 Jog Road, Boynton Beach Florida, 33437. Please contact our family and friend assistance line for aditional information at 561-732-3000 for the live webcast link: http://webcast.funeralvue.com/events/northstar/74092/hash:B67D16AE028A661C for those unable to physically attend due to ongoing health concerns.
Dr. Arthur M. Virshup, age 79, of Palm Beach Gardens, Fl passed away on May 26, 2022. Arthur was born in New York City in 1943, and grew up there with his parents, Emanuel and Dorothy, and sister, Barbara. He attended Yale University in 1959... View Obituary & Service Information
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