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233 Broadway, Ste 640
New York, NY 10279
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333 East 38th Street
6th Floor
New York, NY 10016
(212)­ 513-7711

The Woolworth Building
233 Broadway, Ste 640
New York, NY 10279
(212)­ 513-7711

Jeffrey A. Goldstein, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Jeffrey A. Goldstein, M.D., F.A.C.S.Chief of Spine Service
NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
Director of Spine Fellowship
NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
NYU School of Medicine

Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein is a medical pioneer who stands at the forefront of cutting edge techniques and technologies that can better the lives of the thousands of back pain sufferers. His latest work, now in clinical trials, is complete lumbar (back) and cervical (neck) disc replacements. In addition to the many standard operating procedures he practices, Dr. Goldstein has expertise in minimally invasive surgical techniques and spinal fusion as well. 

Dr. Goldstein is an Orthopaedic Surgeon with advanced training in surgery of the spine.  He is Director of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Spine Service and Director of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Spine Fellowship. Dr. Goldstein is a member of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Spine Division and Spine and Deformity Center. He is an attending surgeon at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases and NYU Langone Medical Center.  He is a Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Goldstein's surgical expertise is related to the spine and includes degenerative diseases, deformity, trauma, tumors, and infections as well as newer minimally invasive approaches and disc replacement. He is currently involved in several clinical trials. Dr. Goldstein has distinguished himself as a researcher and innovator and has authored book chapters and presented numerous articles globally which are published in national and international scientific journals.  He serves on the editorial and advisory boards of The Spine Journal. The Journal of the Spine Arthroplasty Society, and the reviewer board for Spine and Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.  He has also instructed other surgeons on disc replacement surgery and minimally invasive techniques.  Dr. Goldstein is involved in the research and development of biomedical materials and devices. He also serves in an advisory capacity to the news media and several medically oriented companies.

The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery has granted Certification to Dr. Goldstein.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Goldstein sits on the Board of Directors of the International Society for Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS) and is a member of the North American Spine Society, the Cervical Spine Research Society, the International Society for Study of the Lumbar Spine, the Spine Arthroplasty Society, the Scoliosis Research Society, the American Orthopaedic Association, and the Lumbar Spine Research Society.

Dr. Goldstein earned his undergraduate degree from Colgate University.  He attended medical school at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center at Brooklyn where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with Distinction in Research.  He was trained in Orthopaedic Surgery in Cleveland, Ohio at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.  Dr. Goldstein received additional fellowship training in the treatment of disorders of the spine in Baltimore, Maryland at the Maryland Spine Fellowship from Dr. Paul McAfee, a Professor of Orthopaedic and Neurological Surgery at the John Hopkins University Medical Institute.

Dr. Goldstein was the recipient of the Leon Wiltse award for the Best Overall Paper at the ISASS meeting.  He has received the Patients’ Choice Award, America’s Most Compassionate Doctor Award, and has been recognized by New York Magazine and Superdoctors as one of New York’s “Best Doctors” and by Castle Connolly as one of America’s Top Doctors.

nypdDr. Goldstein has been recognized as an Honorary Police Surgeon for the NYPD.


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