Title: Professor of Neurosurgery
Company: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Location: Nyack, New York, United States
James T. Goodrich, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Surgery at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top for dedication, achievements, and leadership in neurosurgery and education.
Drawing upon more than three decades of industry experience, Dr. Goodrich is an esteemed figure in the fields of neurosurgery and education. Serving as a professor of neurosurgery at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine since 1998, he has also been acting as an associate at Weiler Hospital with the college, a staff member at Jacobi Medical Center, and an associate at Montefiore Medical Center since 1986. Likewise, he has lent his expertise to the University of Palermo in Italy as a professor of neurosurgery since 1992, having previously served as a visiting professor at the National Guaro Hospital in Saudi Arabia.
To prepare for his career, Dr. Goodrich pursued formal education at Orange Coast College, where he graduated with an Associate of Arts in 1972. Thereafter, he received a Bachelor of Science from the University of California, Irvine, in 1974 and a Master of Philosophy from Columbia University in 1978. Subsequently, he obtained a Doctor of Philosophy from Columbia University in 1980. After gaining prominence in the field, he also earned a Doctor of Medicine from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in 2005.
Following the receipt of his doctorate, Dr. Goodrich completed an internship at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center from 1980 to 1981 and a residency in neurological surgery at the New York Neurological Institute from 1981 to 1986. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Neurosurgery and the American Board of Neurological Surgery. Throughout his career, he has contributed myriad scientific papers to professional journals and was the editor of the Journal of Child Nervous Systems and Neurosurgery.
Dr. Goodrich specializes in neuronal regeneration, brain reconstruction and craniofacial reconstruction. Among the highlights of his career, he looks back fondly upon when he had the opportunity to separate a set of conjoined twins who were joined at the brain, a feat he accomplished in both August 2004 and October 2016. In an effort to remain aware of recent changes within the industry, he has maintained affiliation with several professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the New York Academy of Sciences and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, among several others.
As a testament to his profound success, Dr. Goodrich has accrued numerous accolades. Named to Best Doctors in America, he was also listed in the Guide to America’s Top Surgeons by the Consumers Council of America and the Best Medical Doctors in New York by New York Magazine. The recipient of the New York City Mayors Award in Science and Technology, he also received the Sandoz Award for Outstanding Research, the Bronze Medal from the Alumni Association of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the Melicow Award from the New York Academy of Medicine. Earlier in his career, he was presented with the Mead-Johnson Award, the Roche Laboratories Award in Neuroscience, and the Sir William Osler Medal from the American Association of the History of Medicine. He has also been a frequent grantee of the National Institutes of Health.
Married to Judy Loudin since 1970, Dr. Goodrich is a native of Portland, OR, and a veteran of the Vietnam War. When he is not working, he enjoys surfing and playing the didgeridoo.
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