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Joshua B. Goldberg, M.D.

Cardiac Surgery

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Personal Statement

As a medical student, a wise woman advised me to “always listen to your patients.”  

Throughout my career I have taken that advice to heart.  I treat my patients as though they are family with personalized attention to each patient and their loved ones to ensure they understand their medical situation, the treatment options and their path toward wellness.  

My unique and unparalleled expertise in both complex open surgical techniques and minimally invasive transcatheter therapies allows me to offer my patients the best possible treatment for their medical condition. 

Biographical Info

Dr. Joshua B. Goldberg is a board-certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine/New York Presbyterian Hospital, and the Surgical Director of the Structural Heart Surgery Program.

Dr. Goldberg earned his Medical Degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he was a Rudin Scholar, he was awarded the prestigious David E. Rodgers Fellowship from the New York Academy of Medicine for his research, and where he graduated with a degree of distinction in Cardiac Surgery.

He completed his General Surgery Internship and Residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center where he also spent 2 years dedicated to cardiovascular outcomes research, resulting in numerous publications and national presentations. While at Dartmouth, he was awarded the “Best of the Best Award” for “superior patient care, delivered with kindness and compassion”. 

Dr. Goldberg then completed his Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship and served as Chief Resident at Harvard’s Massachusetts General Hospital and while there, trained at Boston Children’s Hospital. While at the MGH, Dr Goldberg continued his research, and was throughout awarded the opportunity to present his research at National and International conferences. 

Dr. Goldberg is honored to be recruited to join the world class Cardiothoracic Surgery team at Weill Cornell. He brings with him a decade of experience and expertise caring for some of the highest risk patients, with the most complex cardiac surgical problems. There are few surgeons in the world who are as skilled with both open surgical and transcatheter skills in treating complex diseases of the aortic, mitral, and tricuspid valves, aortic aneurysms, coronary arteries, heart failure, transplants, and pulmonary embolisms. Dr. Goldberg’s extensive experience treating high-risk complex diseases and his passion for delivering the highest quality care with the utmost safety, has resulted in his development of numerous novel techniques and protocols to safely manage patients with complex problems.  His focus on quality and safety, as well as his personalized bedside manner, has resulted in numerous annual Top Doc awards. 

Dr. Goldberg has authored numerous scientific publications and book chapters.  He served as the Chair for the American Heart Association’s Scientific Statement on the surgical management of pulmonary embolisms and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Consensus Statement on endocarditis.  His research has been recognized with numerous awards including “Best Journal Article of the Year”, “Editor in Chief’s Top Picks of the Year”, and “Most Important Article of the year”.  Dr. Goldberg is an active member of numerous national and international academic societies such as the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, American Association for Thoracic Surgery, and the American Heart Association where he holds positions on the workforce on evidence based surgery, workforce on ethics, and structural heart working group.   

Board Certifications
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Clinical Expertise
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Surgery
Structural Heart Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Aortic and Mitral Valve Surgery
MVR (Mitral Valve Repair)
MVR (Mitral Valve Replacement)
Mitral Valve Repair Surgery
Mitral Valve Replacement Surgery
Aortic Valve Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
CABG (Coronary Artery Bypass Graft)
Aneurysm Repair, Aortic
Languages
English
Education 
  • M.D.
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    2006
  • B.A.
    University of California, Santa Cruz
    1997
Appointments 
  • Associate Attending Cardiothoracic Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Pending Appointment at Rank)
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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