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Anesthesiology Research
525 East 68th Street, Room M329
New York, NY 10065
P: (212) 746-5325 | F: (212) 746-4879
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Weill Cornell Medicine Anesthesiology
2315 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10024
Weill Cornell Medicine Anesthesiology
525 East 68th Street, M324
New York, NY 10065
P: (212) 746-5325 | F: (212) 746-8563
Call for appointment
(212) 746-5325

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Board Certifications
  • Anesthesiology
  • Anesthesiology
  • Neuroanesthesia

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA [Medicare]
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell [POS]
  • Affinity Essential
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Priority Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Pathway X Enhanced]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [Mediblue (Senior)]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [HMO]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO]
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus [CHP]
  • GHI [CBP]
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicare]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) [Medicaid]
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Health Republic
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oscar
  • Oxford Health Plans [Liberty]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Medicare Advantage]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom]
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care [Medicare]
  • United Health Care [Community Plan]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [Medicare]
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare [HMO]


  • M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1989

Honors and Awards

1987   Mt. Sinai School of Medicine Research Award

1993   Recipient, Foundation for Anesthesia Education & Research Starter Grant

1997   Recipient, NIH Mentored Clinical-Scientist Development Grant (KO8)

2004   NIH RO1 Grant - Anesthetic effects on thalamic synaptic transmission

2005   Elected Member, Association of University Anesthesiologists

2014   Recipient, Daedalus Fund for Innovation Award, Weill Cornell Medical College

2015   Recipient, US Dept. of Defense Grant - Novel non-anesthetic alkylphenols for the treatment of                 neuropathic pain



Professor of Anesthesiology
Weill Cornell Medical College

Attending Anesthesiologist
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

Associate Professor of Medical Ethics in Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University



Dr. Goldstein is a graduate of Cornell University, and he received his medical degree from the Mt. Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York. He completed a one-year internship in the Dept. of Surgery at the Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York, followed by a residency in Anesthesiology at the Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital in New York. Dr. Goldstein received an additional two years of training in the Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University as a Post-Doctoral Trainee through the United States Public Health Service. Dr. Goldstein was an Assistant Attending in Anesthesiology at the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center before joining the Department of Anesthesiology at the Weill Cornell Medical Center in 2000.

Dr. Goldstein is a Principal Investigator in the C.V. Starr Laboratory for Molecular Neuropharmacology in the Department of Anesthesiology at the Weill Cornell Medical College, and his laboratory is primarily interested in thalamic physiology and the molecular and cellular mechanisms of anesthetic-induced unconsciousness. He has authored numerous publications and serves on various state and national committees related to the practice of anesthesiology. His clinical practice focuses on anesthesia for neurosurgery and bariatric procedures.

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