Dr. Jeffrey A. Goldstein, MD

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Dr. Jeffrey A. Goldstein, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male

(212) 513-7711

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Dr. Goldstein is a Clinical Professor at NYU School of Medicine and Director of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Spine Service . He is a recognized expert in spine surgery and offers a comprehensive surgical approach to all spinal disorders. Dr. Goldstein is a national leader in the area of minimally-invasive spine surgery and one of the first to perform disk replacement surgery in the neck and lower back. He also lectures and instructs other surgeons on the newest surgical techniques.Read more

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3.1 based on 34 responses
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    16 – 30 minutes (32)
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New York, NY |
If you're looking for someone who makes you wait 2 hours only to refer you to someone else and say "I dont know" for every question you ask, then congratulations- Dr. Golstein is for you! In all seriousness, he was the most unhelpful doctor I've encountered in my life and did not seem to care at all about my visit. He didn't even ask me any questions to understand why I was experiencing pain. Zero stars
in New York New York |
Did not provide any care, answer or advice for condition. Beside manner is mocking and cold at best. Would never recommend him to anyone in pain or suffering, he will not care.
in Astoria |
I've had cervical spine pain pain, disc herniation, scoliosis, bulging disc etc for a very long time. I've seen doctors from HSS, from Cornwell Hospital, none of them had the ability to tell me what was it that they could do to ease my pain. After seeng Dr. Goldstein, all my question and most of my problems were answered with in two months. I've had a cervical disc fusion on Dec. 3rd. I'm back to work and no pain on my neck. Anyone who needs answers to neck-back pain Dr. Goldstein is your answer
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Case Western Res University

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Case Western Res University

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Maryland Spine Fellowship

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    Colgate University

    Graduated in 1985

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • NY Magazine Best Doctors, 2011
    • America's Best Doctors, 2012
    • Best Doctors in New York, 2012
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Goldstein's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Goldstein's Office & Staff

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Dr. Goldstein's Care Philosophy

Dr. Goldstein is a Clinical Professor at NYU School of Medicine and Director of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases Spine Service . He is a recognized expert in spine surgery and offers a comprehensive surgical approach to all spinal disorders. Dr. Goldstein is a national leader in the area of minimally-invasive spine surgery and one of the first to perform disk replacement surgery in the neck and lower back. He also lectures and instructs other surgeons on the newest surgical techniques.