Dr. Leon E. Kassel, a retired internal medicine physician who set up and ran the outpatient program at Sinai Hospital, died Dec. 2 of congestive heart failure. He was 92.
Known for his diligent care for his patients, Dr. Kassel was a resident of the Roland Park Place retirement community and had previously lived in North Baltimore and Hunt Valley. In the late 1980s, he served a year as president of Med-Chi, the Maryland State Medical Society.
"He was extremely bright and gracious and courteous and courtly," said Gil Sandler, a neighbor at Roland Park Place and a friend since high school. "I never saw him in a bad mood."
Leon Kassel was born in...