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Longtime Beverly Hills Resident Gene Galen Dies At 84

Posted Thursday, April 19, 2018 – 6:40 PM

By Laura Coleman

Eugene “Gene” Howard Galen passed away at 84 in his Beverly Hills home on April 16 after a long illness, surrounded by his loving family. A longtime Beverly Hills resident and a respected physician in the community for over 30 years, Gene was beloved by many for his passion and dedication to helping others. 

A lover of life with indefatigable enthusiasm for his family and the world around him, Gene was also an inventor as well as a doctor of internal medicine. He invented the “Galen Capsule” for performing intestinal biopsies in addition to making many other contributions to the field of medicine.

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