Dr. Michael Goldsmith, MD

Dr. Michael Goldsmith, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Michael Goldsmith, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chevy Chase, MD and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and adult & pediatric neurology.

5530 Wisconsin Ave Ste 1660

Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Contact Information

(301) 657-9876

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Goldsmith performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Goldsmith's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult & Pediatric Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

99  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Confusion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dystonia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Essential Tremor
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Parkinsonism
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Syncope
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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22  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Georgetown University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Georgetown University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Twin Cities Spine Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Goldsmith has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Goldsmith's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goldsmith to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Goldsmith's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

It was quickly clear to Dr. Goldsmith that I wasn't a candidate for surgery or additional treatment by him, but he spent a more than reasonable amount of time explaining my condition, why he wasn't going to do anything invasive and how to proceed. I found myself with confidence in his explanation...more
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He listens to you Diagnoses. Recommends treatment options. He is a doctor's doctor. Oh, and he has a great personality. He knows how to put you at ease. I appreciate that. Good work Doc.
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Dr. Goldsmith did my cervical fusion. He was recommended to me by my neurologist. Before the surgery he was excellent about seeing me at the last minute and he got me a very quick MRI appointment before a trip I was supposed to take. He explained everything to me and was very responsive. I felt...more
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