David Feldshuh

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David Feldshuh (born 1944 in New York City) is a physician, playwright, and author. His 1992 play Miss Evers' Boys, based on the Tuskegee syphilis experiment, was a finalist for the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The 1997 HBO adaptation of Miss Evers' Boys (adapted by Walter Bernstein) was nominated for eleven Emmy Awards (winning four) and two Golden Globe Awards (winning one).

Feldshuh's work also includes the 1994 documentary Susceptible to Kindness, which won a CINE Golden Eagle Award and an Intercom Gold Plaque.

In addition to practicing medicine,[1] Feldshuh teaches in Cornell University's Department of Performing and Media Arts.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Feldshuh was born to a Jewish family in New York City, the son of Lillian (née Kaplan) and Sidney Feldshuh, who was a lawyer.[3]

Feldshuh is the brother of actress Tovah Feldshuh and the father of X Ambassadors bassist Noah Feldshuh.[4]


  1. ^ "Inside Surgery / David Feldshuh, MD - Emergency Medicine Physician and Pulitzer Finalist". Insidesurgery.com. 2006-03-20. Retrieved 2009-08-16.
  2. ^ "Cornell University Website Template". Arts.cornell.edu. Retrieved 2009-08-16.
  3. ^ "Tovah Feldshuh Bio". Filmreference.com. Retrieved 2012-12-06.
  4. ^ "Tovah Feldshuh Tweet". twitter.com. Retrieved 2015-08-30.