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Nathan Goldstein, MD

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Assistant Professor,  Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Clinical Geriatrics, 
Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute;

Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine; Mount Sinai Medical Center


Dr. Goldstein attended Mount Sinai School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center. This was followed by health services research training in the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program at Yale University School of Medicine. He returned to Mount Sinai and completed a clinical geriatrics fellowship, subsequently joining the faculty in 2004. He is originally from Birmingham, AL.

Dr. Goldstein is Assistant Professor in the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development and the Samuel Bronfman Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai. He is an attending physician on Mount Sinai’s inpatient palliative care consult service, and acts as inpatient geriatric consultant at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx. Dr. Goldstein is a clinician investigator whose work examines patient-physician communication about deactivating implantable cardioverter-defibrillators.

He has received numerous grants supporting his research including the Hartford Geriatrics Health Outcomes Research Scholar Award and a Career Development Award from the National Institute on Aging. He has published widely on this and communication issues in palliative medicine, in both general medicine and specialty journals. He lectures extensively across the country on a range of palliative care topics.

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