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Richard Selzer

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Richard Selzer is a surgeon and author. He was born and raised in Troy, New York, United States. His father was Julius Selzer, M.D. a general practitioner who practiced from the ground floor of the family home at Fifth Ave. in Troy. His mother, Gertrude Selzer, was an amateur singer who performed in local productions of musicals and opera.