Raymond Rosenblum, a retired urologist and professor, died Thursday. He was 80.

Rosenblum was born in Greenwood in 1930. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in 1950 and his medical degree from the Medical College of South Carolina in 1954.

After completing specialized studies in urology at Milwaukee County Hospital, Rosenblum served in the Navy at the Naval Hospital in Great Lakes, Ill., until 1961. He achieved the rank of lieutenant commander.

After his Navy service, Rosenblum moved to Charleston and opened his urology practice, where he worked until his retirement in 1998.

Rosenblum also was a professor of urology at the Medical University of South Carolina from 1965 to 1974. In addition, he served as chairman of the board for Baker Hospital and as president of the Charleston County Medical Society.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra L. Kahn Rosenblum, four children and nine grandchildren. Arrangements are being handled by Stuhr's Downtown Chapel. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. today at Brith Sholom Beth Israel Synagogue.