Dr. Theodore Goldstein is an accomplished orthopedic surgery specialist who has been in practice for 56 years. Dr. Goldstein has served on the Veritas Health Medical Advisory Board for 20 years.
- Dr. Goldstein has been published in numerous medical journals, including The Spine Journal, Spine, and the Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques.
- His reserach includes The Psychology of Spine Surgery, Anterior Cervical Spine Fusion Using Bioresorbable Interbody Spacers and rhBMP-2, and Minimally Invasive Multilevel Percutaneous Correction and Fusion for Adult Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis.
- Dr. Goldstein is co-author of the book, Win the Battle Against Back Pain: An Integrated Mind-body Approach.
Dr. Goldstein is the Founding Director of the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center. In addition to his extensive career as a physician, Dr. Goldstein has served as an Assistant Clinical Professor at UCLA Medical Center.
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Spine Medicine Leadership
- Member, North American Spine Society
- Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
- Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Select Medical Research
- Minimally Invasive Multilevel Percutaneous Correction and Fusion for Adult Lumbar Degenerative Scoliosis
- Anterior cervical spine fusion using bioresorbable interbody spacers and rhBMP-2
- Cantilever TLIF With Structural Allograft and RhBMP2 for Correction and Maintenance of Segmental Sagittal Lordosis
- The Psychology of Spine Surgery
- Cantilever TLIF With Structural Allograft and RhBMP2 for Correction and Maintenance of Segmental Sagittal Lordosis: Long-Term Clinical, Radiographic, and Functional Outcome
Professional Awards and Recognition
- Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
- Merk Scholarship Award, University of Illinois
- MD – University of Illinois College of Medicine
- Internship – Cook County Hospital
- Residency – Orthopedic Surgery, Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Hospital
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Profile last updated: January 21, 2020.