Language: English
Gender: Male
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Nuclear Medicine
520 East 70th Street , Starr Pavilion, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10021
Weill Cornell Imaging at NewYork-Presbyterian
1305 York Avenue , 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10021
(646) 962-0122
Radiology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street
New York, NY 10065
(212) 746-6000

Specialties & Expertise


  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Nuclear Cardiology


  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Thyroid Disease

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 Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • 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
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare Health Plans


Clinical & Academic Positions

Professor of Radiology
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.D., State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 1962


Stanley J. Goldsmith, M.D. has been Professor of Radiology and Professor of Medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University since 1995.  He served as Division Chief of Nuclear Medicine, Department of Radiology at The NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital /Weill Cornell Campus and from 1995 through 2012. Prior to these appointments, from 1992-95, Dr. Goldsmith was the Clinical Director of the Nuclear Medicine Service, Attending Radiologist and Member at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York City and Professor of Radiology at the Cornell University Medical College. From 1973-92, he was the Director of the Department of Physics-Nuclear Medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and from 1969-73, he was the Director of Nuclear Medicine at the Nassau County Medical Center.  

NOTE:  Dr. Goldsmith's practice is devoted to nuclear medicine studies and the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid diseases.   Although Board Certified in Endocrinology Dr. Goldsmith does not see patients for general endocrinology problems/diseases.

Dr. Goldsmith was President of the Society of Nuclear Medicine in 1985-86 and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine from 1994-1999. He is the editor of the textbook Nuclear Oncology, which was published by Lippincott W & W in 2000, and currently serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine, and Cancer Biotherapy & Radiopharmaceuticals. He was a Director of the American Board of Nuclear Medicine from 1990-1996 and served as Treasurer of the Board from 1995-96. Dr. Goldsmith served as a Commissioner on the New York State Low Level Radioactive Materials Siting Commission for 8 years, from 1987 through 1995 and had earlier served as a member of the Radioactive Drug Advisory Committee of the Food and Drug Administration and has been a consultant to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on issues relating to public perception. He has served as Chairman of Committees and Councils of the Society of Nuclear Medicine including the Government Relations Committee, the Joint SNM-ACNP Government Oversight Committee, the Radioassay Council and recently completed a 2 year term as President of the Therapy Council of the Society of Nuclear Medicine.  Dr. Goldsmith served as Chairman of the Nuclear Medicine Section of the New York Academy of Medicine through April 2006.

Dr. Goldsmith has received numerous awards, including the Distinguished Educator Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Excellence as a Teacher in Radiology from his alma mater the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine. He recently received the DeWitt Clinton Award from the NY State Masonic Lodge, the highest honor presented to a non-Mason. He has been named in the Best Doctors in New York and Best Doctors in America publications for several years and has appeared in Who's Who in America for over a decade. Dr. Goldsmith is the author of approximately 150 scientific articles, 21 book chapters, 27 invited articles and reviews and over 250 scientific abstracts.

Dr. Goldsmith completed his undergraduate education at Columbia College, Columbia University and was awarded the B.A. degree in 1958. He received his M.D. degree from the SUNY Downstate Medical Center in 1962. Subsequently, he was an intern on the University Service of Kings County Hospital and was a resident and Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at Kings County and the SUNY University Hospital, chaired by Ludwig Eichna, M.D. He was a United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Fellow in Medicine [Endocrinology] at the Mount Sinai Hospital under the supervision of Louis Soffer, M.D. and a Research Associate of Dr. Roslyn Yalow and Dr. Solomon Berson at the Veterans Administration Hospital in the Bronx. He achieved Board Certification in Nuclear Medicine from the American Board of Nuclear Medicine and in Internal Medicine from the American Board on Internal Medicine.   Dr. Goldsmith served our nation as a Captain in the United States Army Medical Corps on active duty in Germany from 1963-1965.