Death – Obituaries : (MARKET NEWS) – Family and friends are mourning the death of Daniel Cammerman, a doctor and professor at Mount Sinai hospital, who was killed after being hit by a school bus on the Upper East Side.
The incident happened Wednesday morning near Manhattan, New York, Central Park by 96th St and 5th Ave.
The professor was taking to a nearby hospital, to be specific, Mount Sinai Hospital, Manhattan New York.
Sources tell CBS2 as the bus was passing the cyclist, Cammerman lost control of his bike after hitting a patch of ice. The 50-year-old fell to the ground and was struck by the school bus’s front tire.
The doctor became the the 28th cyclist to be killed on New York City streets this year.
A Manhattan doctor is now the 28th cyclist to be killed on city streets this year. Daniel Cammerman was hit by a school bus on the 96th Street Transverse in Central Park yesterday. pic.twitter.com/cN6wvMYkXJ
— Spectrum News NY1 (@NY1) December 19, 2019
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
DATE: December 18, 2019
RE: The Passing of Daniel J. Cammerman, MD
It is with great sorrow that we announce the sudden and tragic passing of our beloved colleague and friend, Daniel J. Cammerman, MD. Dr. Cammerman was struck by a school bus while riding his bicycle through Central Park on the morning of Wednesday, December 18.
A beloved pediatrician, teacher, mentor, and role model, Dr. Cammerman became affiliated with Mount Sinai after completing a three-year residency in Pediatrics at The Mount Sinai Hospital. In 2000, following his residency, Dr. Cammerman joined the Uptown Pediatrics practice on the Upper East Side. He remained active within the Mount Sinai community as a Clinical Instructor and Director of the Pediatric Intern Support Group.
Dr. Cammerman previously worked in the field of medical informatics before earning his medical degree at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.
We extend our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones. He will be profoundly missed.
The Mount Sinai Hospital Statement
Mount Sinai released the following statement:
“We are deeply saddened by the news of the tragic loss of Dr. Daniel J. Cammerman, a beloved physician, teacher, mentor and role model at Mount Sinai Health System and faculty member of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Our prayers and heart-felt sympathy go out to his family, friends, and students and colleagues at Mount Sinai. This is a great loss for the Mount Sinai community. For this reason, we will be offering counseling and support during this very difficult time.”
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