Dr. Judith Goldstein

Judith Goldstein

Title: Medical Doctor, Partner
Company: New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine, Global Pediatrics
Location: New York, New York, United States

Dr. Judith Goldstein, Medical Doctor and Partner at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medicine and Global Pediatrics, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of pediatric medicine.

With nearly 40 years of professional experience in her field, Dr. Goldstein has served as a partner at Global Pediatrics since 1998, an attending physician and clinical adjunct professor of pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai since 1996, and a senior attendee at Lenox Hill Hospital since 1991. Alongside her primary endeavors, she also has held the roles of assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine and assistant attending pediatrician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital since 1990.

Prior to her current appointments, Dr. Goldstein acted as a pediatrician in private practice in New York, NY from 1976 to 1998, attending physician at Lenox Hill Hospital from 1985 to 1991, associate director of pediatrics at Lenox Hill Hospital from 1983 to 1989, and assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at New York Medical College from 1982 to 1989. She commenced her career as the assistant to the director of pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai from 1975 to 1983 and assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine from 1979 to 1982.

Born to an Austro-Hungarian Jewish family in Transylvania, Dr. Goldstein’s interest in health care was influenced by the warmth and compassion of her father, a physician who specialized in tuberculosis and whose patients traveled extensively to come into his care. Dr. Goldstein was enthralled by the relationships her father forged with his patients and desired to emulate his passion by caring for the children of her own community. She first obtained a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude, from the City College of New York in 1968 and a Doctor of Medicine, cum laude, from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in 1972. She then served as a pediatric intern, pediatric resident, and pediatric co-chief resident at Lenox Hill Hospital from 1972 to 1975.

Dr. Goldstein has cemented her legacy as an accomplished author, penning the novel “24 Karat Kids,” which was a Boston Globe Bestseller for six weeks and translated into seven languages. She has also been featured on Lifetime TV on “The Balancing Act Show” in 2010 and on CNN to discuss the swine flu epidemic in 2009 and 2010. A member of the New York County Medical Society and National Board of Medical Examiners, she is also an honorary police surgeon for the New York City Department of Police. In addition, she has notably been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

In recognition of her exceptional achievements in pediatric medicine, Dr. Goldstein has accrued several accolades throughout her career. Named a New York Top Doctor in 2017, the International Association of Pediatrics recognized her as a Leading Physician of the World and Top Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in New York in 2014 and 2015. Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. featured her in Top Doctors Make a Difference and New York Family Magazine named her a Top Doctor as Chosen by Their Peers in 2014. Dr. Goldstein was inducted into the Professional Hall of Fame in 2012, and she was honored as one of The Best Doctors of New York by New York Media LLC in 1999, 2000, 2003, and from 2005 to 2011. From 2000 to 2003 and in 2009, the American Medical Association presented her with the Physician’s Recognition Award and she was formerly named one of America’s Top Pediatricians from 2002 to 2005 and in 2008 and 2009.

Despite her myriad of honors, Dr. Goldstein considers the highlights of her career to be the friendships she builds with her patients that stretch beyond the normal doctor-patient relationship. Looking toward the future, she aspires to continue growing in the medical field and working diligently to be the best doctor she can be for the children.

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