Dr. Andrew Goldstein, MD

Dr. Andrew Goldstein, MD

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Dr. Andrew Goldstein, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Scottsdale, AZ and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1989 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.Read his story

10117 N 92nd St Ste 103

Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Contact Information

(480) 767-5544

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Arizona Foundation
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bridgeway Health Solutions
  • Cigna
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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
high
more than 84% of peers
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
normal
more than 68% of peers
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
normal
more than 58% of peers

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Dr. Goldstein's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Goldstein "I began my professional career as an aerospace engineer working on the Nasa Space Shuttle for Rockwell International after receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from Brown University. Several years later, I decided to apply this background to a career in medicine so that I could help people on a more personal and direct level. I received my medical degree (M.D.) from Columbia University in New York City and my fellowship training in cardiothoracic surgery from Yale University. My first job as a cardiothoracic surgeon was as a faculty member at The Ohio State University School of Medicine where I performed a wide variety of complex heart and lung surgeries including heart transplants and lung cancer procedures while teaching students, residents and fellows during their training. I moved to Arizona in 2002 to be closer to my large extended family. I have given talks on a wide variety of cardiothoracic surgery topics to patient groups and professional societies based on my experiences and research over the years. I like to stay current with new technologies when I believe they are safe and offer clear advantages to patients such as robotically-assisted thoracic surgery because I believe the patient benefits are significant."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Goldstein "I have a very direct, honest, and thorough approach in communicating with all of my patients and their families. I typically spend a great deal of time with new patients so that I can understand them as a complete person, not just a disease entity. Please see the video on my website to get a better sense of my approach and care philosophy."

4  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

4  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mediastinal Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Valley Fever
  • Valvular Stenosis
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51  Procedures

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Brown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Yale University Sch of Med Yale New Haven Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor, Thoracic Surgery, Americas Top Doctors www.castleconnolly.com,
  • Top Doctor, Phoenix Magazine, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2009
  • Top Doctor, Phoenix Magazine, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2006
  • Top Doctor, Phoenix Magazine, Cardiac Surgery and Thoracic Diseases (most votes in specialty), 2010
  • US News & World Reports Top Doctor Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, 2011
  • Top Doctor, Phoenix Magazine, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 2008
  • Phoenix Magazine Top Doctor Cardiothoracic Surgery and Thoracic Surgery, 2012
  • HealthGrades Five Star Physician,
  • Phoenix Magazine Top Doctor Cardiac Surgery, and Thoracic Diseases, 2011
Media & Publications
  • The Rochester Manual: Practical Patient Care - Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery, 1996
  • Aortic Arch Replacement for Recurrent Cerebral Embolization, 2002
  • Partial support with a centrifugal left ventricular assist device reduces myocardial oxygen utilization in chronic, ischemic heart failure, 2005
  • Top Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeons, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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I am very picky on who takes care of me . I was very impressed with his professionalism and down to earth aditude. He goes beyond the normal to explain procedures . I would feel very comfortable in his hands for any of my cardiac needs.Being a nurse for 40yrs he is a breath of fresh air very...Read More
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Marvia Dorman in Chandelier ,Az, A – Jun 29, 2018
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I had Robotic lung cancer surgery 11 days ago, and I am astounded that I feel this good. I have very little incisions and little pain. Dr Goldstein did a Exelant job, I would recommend Dr Goldstein and the robotic surgery For anyone facing this hard decision.
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Lynnette Crask-Martinez in Phoenix, AZ – May 24, 2018
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My father needed a triple heart bypass surgery and after meeting Dr. Goldstein I was finally able to get some good sleep that night. His reassuring smile and knowledge of the procedure made me confident he was the surgeon for the job. I recommend watching the videos he has online. The entire...Read More
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Carla Diana in Phoenix Az – Apr 30, 2018
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I have a surgery 2003 Dr. Andrew Goldstein he's doing that time amazing jobs almost my surgery 15 years ago and I do not have any kind of problems my health thank you so much Dr. Andrew Goldstein
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Attila Soki in Phoenix AZ – Mar 16, 2017
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I am so happy that we found Dr. Goldstein!! He is very knowledgeable and caring. Additionally, his office manager is wonderful too. Very personable and easy to work with.
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Lisa L in Surprise, AZ – Jul 26, 2016
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