Dr. Burton C. D’Lugoff, a retired internist and addiction specialist who was the former director of outpatient addiction services at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and a co-founder of the Village Gate nightclub in New York City, died Nov. 25 of multiple organ failure at Sinai Hospital.
He was 89.
“Burt was bigger than life as a person and quite an amazing man. He was brilliant in so many things and more than you can imagine” said Dr. Jerry Lowenstein, a New York City nephrologist who has known Dr. D’Lugoff since 1953.
“He read voraciously and was continually thinking of new ideas. He always had a million ideas and thoughts and was a man of many interests,” he...