Dr. Yitzhak Berger, 68, of Livingston died Oct. 18, 2015. He was born in Petah Tikva, Israel, and grew up in Kibbutz K’far Menachem.
Dr. Berger was a tank commander in the Israel Defense Forces before attending medical school at Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem. He later did his residency at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, followed by a fellowship in female urology at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital.
He spent much of the last two decades as a partner in Associates in Urology in West Orange and practiced out of Saint Barnabas Medical Center. He developed a number of surgical procedures that have had an impact on the medical field.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Barbara; his daughter, Neeli (Michael) Margolis of Livingston; his son, Amos of Brooklyn; and three grandchildren. He was predeceased in 1973 by his brother Amos, who was killed in the Yom Kippur War.
Services were held Oct. 20 with arrangements by Bernheim-Apter-Kreitzman Suburban Funeral Chapel, Livingston.