The DiagnosisMD is a forum to explore and explain medical topics and review various medical conditions – how a diagnosis is made, as well as evaluation and treatment options. Founded by Dr. Eric R. Goldberg, it will give a diagnostic specialist’s view based on the latest scientific evidence.
Eric R. Goldberg, MD, FACP is a Board Certified Internal Medicine specialist and Fellow of the American College of Physicians. After graduating summa cum laude from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, he attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, NY. Earning his MD with Distinction in Research, he then spent 3 years as an Internal Medicine resident at New York University Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital. Following his residency he was asked to spend an additional year as Chief Resident in Internal Medicine there to help train the newest physicians in their own journeys.
After completing his residency, Dr. Goldberg joined a preeminent private practice in New York City, and reached the rank of Assistant Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine. During his time in NYC, he became a clinical leader in Information Technology, serving as the Assistant Director of Clinical Informatics at NYU Langone Medical Center. In 2012 he relocated to Phoenix, Arizona to help develop and expand the Primary Care network for a hospital system.
Dr. Goldberg has returned to New York City after 3 years in Phoenix, AZ, joining NYU Langone Medical Center’s Internal Medicine Associates. In addition to caring for patients, he is the Medical Director for the practice. He continues to advocate for the use of clinical information technology to provide the utmost in care and has been featured on health topics in local newspapers and television.
As an Internist, Dr. Goldberg takes the lead in helping patients identify risks to future health and well-being; prevent problems, and find the diagnoses that threaten their health today. It is with the realization that a proper diagnosis sets the foundation for all future health issues that he began The DiagnosisMD blog.
In addition to his clinical practice and informatics efforts, he was a Board Member and Treasurer of the New York Preventative Cardiovascular Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to the education of physicians to prevent heart disease. Dr. Goldberg was also the Director of Communications for NYCLIX, Inc – the New York Clinical Information Exchange, a non-profit organization working to enable clinical information exchange between most of the hospitals in the in New York Metropolitan area, writing the first NIH funding grant to enable the creation of NYCLIX.
Besides his clinical work, Dr. Goldberg is an avid runner and tennis player. He is a member of the Medical Advisory Committee to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, and has run two half marathons with them (and several on his own) raising over $30,000 to help finance research into these devastating illnesses. He lives in New York City with his wife and daughter, to whom he owes the inspiration for all he does.