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Ratings for Dr. Jeffrey A. Goldstein

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Dr. Goldstein helped me return to ME. I went through all the steps (PT, Epdurals, etc) but was just getting worse. After surgery, I felt immediate results. I am just approaching 5 weeks post open and I feel great. My family is greatfull as well because was miserable company to be around. I'm an active 55 yr old and suddenly i felt 100. Dr. Goldstein cured that! I no longer have pain. I'm a little sore after PT but that goes away within an hour. I have my life back!

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flag | Submitted November 26, 2016

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Dr Goldstein gave me my life. After a year of failed treatments (acupuncture,massage, PT, meds) to help ease my excruciating back pain caused by herniated discs, I was referred to Dr Goldstein for surgery. I had avoided the surgery option at all costs and both my wife and I were apprehensive.After our first visit to see the Dr. we were put at ease and we came away knowing that I was in excellent hands from a truly skilled professional.Surgery day was a breeze and the follow up excellent. A+ care

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flag | Submitted October 30, 2016

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Dr. Goldstein was very thorough and kind. He is clearly one of the most knowledgeable spine surgeons in the field. After he performed minimally invasive spine surgery I went back to work and I feel great. I appreciate his compassion and skill.

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flag | Submitted October 28, 2016

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I am a 70-year old and have just had my 2nd spinal surgery this year with Dr. Jeffrey A Goldstein. He is extremely skilled as a surgeon. My cervical (in late March, 2016) and my lumbar (early September 2016) are now freed of pain, and I can't thank him enough. I do not expect him to spend time hold my hand, I expect competence, courtesy and within that is where you will find his caring. I feel he has given me my life back for going into my more senior years.

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flag | Submitted October 6, 2016

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I was suffering severely from back pain which curtailed my daily activities. I was fortunate to have been referred to Dr, Jeffrey Goldstein for lower back surgery which was performed a year ago. I am incredibly happy with the results. Now, at age 75, I am free of pain and leading a full life. I am so thankful of Dr. Goldstein expertise, kind and gentle work with his patients. I give him five stars and recommend him highly.

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flag | Submitted August 20, 2016

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After seeing many top surgeons I chose Dr. Goldstein to do my surgery. I felt he really cared. I spoke with other patients he operated on who were very happy. I found him to be very thorough. I was in pretty bad shape before surgery. Dr. Goldstein calmed my fears and made me comfortable. It has been 4 years since my surgery and I couldn't feel better! He was great and NYU is a terrific hospital.

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flag | Submitted August 18, 2016

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Feeling great after neck surgery with artificial disc replacement. Great doctor. Very caring. Nice hospital.

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flag | Submitted August 9, 2016

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I went through physical therapy and injections. I was obviously intimidated by surgery but my doctor told me that Dr. Goldstein's patients had great results. I had minimally invasive surgery and was back to work in a few days and had no pain. I cannot tell you how happy I am.

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flag | Submitted August 7, 2016

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Dr. Goldstein did a 2 level artificial disc replacement in my neck. No more pain! I went one the same day and back to work in a few days. His office and NYU were also great.

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flag | Submitted August 1, 2016

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Waited three hours He saw me for five minutes. Surgery was three hours late. He spoke to me for five minutes. Post surgical visit was one month later spoke to me for 5 minutes. I am not exaggerating these times. Did not tell me who would remove my surgical dressings or how post op would go. Most importantly he botched the kyphoplastly he performed. For nine months afterward I could only sit up for an hour at a time. He only put glue on the sides NOT IN THE MIDDLE. I finally found a reputable doctor who diagnosed the problem and redid the kyphoplasty. The next day I was able to sit up again normally. THere is no excuse for his lack of communication and more importantly his inability to correctly perform a simple one hour out patient procedure. DO NOT GO TO THIS DOCTOR.

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flag | Submitted July 29, 2016

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Biography

Dr. Goldstein is Director of the NYU Langone Medical Center Spine Service and Director of the Spine Fellowship. He is an attending surgeon in the NYU Langone Medical Center Hospital for Joint Diseases. Dr. Goldstein is a Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Goldstein has been recognized nationally and internationally as an expert and educator in minimally invasive spine surgery and artificial disc replacement. His surgical expertise includes degenerative diseases, deformity, trauma, tumors, and infections. He 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. He has received the Patients’ Choice Award and America’s Most Compassionate Doctor Award. 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. He is currently involved in several clinical trials. He 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 was the recipient of the Leon L. Wiltse Award for the Best Overall Paper at the ISASS annual meeting. Dr. Goldstein serves on the editorial and advisory boards of The Spine Journal, The International Journal of Spine Surgery. The Global Spine Journal, The Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases and the reviewer board for Spine. He is Chief Editor for Orthopedic Surgery (Spine) Medscape Reference. He is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and a Fellow of both the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Goldstein is a member of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), the North American Spine Society, the Cervical Spine Research Society, the International Society for Study of the Lumbar Spine, the Scoliosis Research Society, the American Orthopaedic Association, and the Lumbar Spine Research Society. He serves on the Board of Directors and is Treasurer of the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery. 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 was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and 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 at the Maryland Spine Fellowship.


Languages

  • Spanish

Education

  • State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center (Grad. 1990)

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