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Steven R. Goldstein, MD

Steven R. Goldstein, MD,

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY

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Dr. Goldstein is a magna cum laude graduate of Colgate University with a baccalaureate degree in biology. He graduated from the New York University School of Medicine in 1975 and did an internship in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas, in 1975–76. He did a residency in obstetrics and gynecology at New York University Affiliated Hospitals/Bellevue Hospital Center from 1976 to 1980. In 1980 he joined the faculty of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University School of Medicine, rising to his current rank of Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He also maintains a private practice as a generalist in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Faculty Practice suites at New York University.

His longstanding interests in Ob/Gyn ultrasound have led him to his current position as Director of Gynecologic Ultrasound at New York University Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and is currently president-elect of this national organization. He is on the board of trustees of the North American Menopause Society and is its immediate past president. He served on the board of directors of the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers. He is a past chairman of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, New York Section. He was author of its technical bulletin "Ultrasound in Gynecology" as well as the author of its practice guidelines on Selective Estrogen Receptor Moderators (SERMS). He serves as the liaison physician from the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology to the Women's Health Imaging Panel of the American College of Radiology. He is an examiner for the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

His pioneering work in menopausal and perimenopausal ultrasound led him into design of uterine safety studies for several SERMS. In addition he is the co-director of the Bone Densitometry Unit at NYU Medical Center. Clinically his practice has evolved into issues of menopausal and perimenopausal medicine with particular interest in ultrasound applications both for adnexal masses and abnormal bleeding.

He has authored textbooks titled Endovaginal Ultrasound and Ultrasound in Gynecology.  More recently, he authored Imaging in the Infertile Couple and Textbook of Perimenopausal Gynecology. He is one of the most highly recognized and regarded individuals in the field of vaginal probe ultrasound worldwide. He has authored more than 30 chapters in textbooks as well as over 60 original research articles. He has been a guest faculty member, invited speaker, visiting professor or course director over 300 times throughout the United States and the world.