Robert Goldberg
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Robert Goldberg, DO

Physiatrist

Education and training

Fellowship - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center of New York City
Residency - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center of New York City
Internship - Hospital of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical College - Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Bachelor's degree - Rutgers College, New Brunswick

Professional certifications or affiliations

American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1982
American Osteopathic Board of Rehabilitation Medicine, 1984
American Board of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 1988
Member of the Council on Medical Education of the American Medical Association, Chicago, Illinois, July 2017 – Present
Member Editorial Panel of the AMA Guides to Permanent Impairment, Chicago, Illinois, July 2019 – Present
Former President, Medical Society of the State of New York
Former Dean, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

Professional interests

Medical education
Sports medicine
Industrial medicine
Disability determination

A little about me

I am passionate about medical education and the training of future generations of physicians. I am committed to increasing diversity in medicine and improving access to care for all.

Why I love my job

I love to care for patients. The satisfaction I get by helping to improve lives is the greatest award anyone can achieve.

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Professional experience & accomplishments

Dr. Robert B. Goldberg has over twenty-five years of experience in sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation. He is an expert in manual medicine and osteopathic manipulation techniques. He is a physician educator and has lectured locally and nationally on topics of interest to physicians who treat injuries; painful conditions of the muscles, spine, and joints; and physical disabilities.

Dr. Goldberg serves as a member of the Council on Medical Education at the American Medical Association. He is a past president of the Medical Society of the State of New York and served for over seven years as the Dean and Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Health Policy at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine. He was the recipient of the Leadership Award from the National Hispanic Medical Foundation and the NAACP’s Roy Wilkins‚ Outstanding Service Award for work to increase enrollment of medical students from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.

A graduate of Rutgers College, Dr. Goldberg earned his DO degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, where he also completed his internship. He trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation medicine at St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York City, where he also served as senior attending physician. He is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Rehabilitation Medicine, the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and the American Board of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr. Goldberg is the recipient of many honors and awards and has received citations from Governors Pataki, Spitzer, and Paterson acknowledging his dedication to the advancement of medicine and the improvement of healthcare for all people.