Jon Bunde Tingelstad, MD (image credit: Legacy)


Lifetime NCMS member Jon Bunde Tingelstad, MD, died Tuesday, February 28. He was 88.

Dr. Tingelstad joined the North Carolina Medical Society in 1976. He graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1958 and Harvard Medical School in 1960. He trained in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Boston and the University of Colorado Medical Center in Denver, and in pediatric cardiology at the Children’s Hospital in Buffalo. He served as a pediatrician at the U.S. Air Force Hospital in Wiesbaden, Germany and was a member of the Department of Pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia, Richmond. In 1976, he and his family moved to Greenville, and he was named Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the ECU School of Medicine, a title he held for 23 years.

Read Dr. Tingelstad’s full obituary here.