Matthew J. Goldstein, MD
Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specializing in Spine Surgery
Dr. Matthew Goldstein graduated with honors and distinction from Cornell University with a bachelor’s degree in nutritional sciences in 2003. He received his medical degree from the SUNY Downstate College of Medicine (Brooklyn, NY) in 2007 and completed his general surgery internship and orthopaedic surgery residency at the North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
During his orthopaedic training, Dr. Goldstein was awarded the North Shore-LIJ Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Resident of the Year Award in 2010 and the Jodi Fisher Memorial Excellence in Orthopaedic Research Award in 2011.
Following his residency, Dr. Goldstein was selected for a fellowship in spinal surgery at the San Diego Center for Spinal Disorders and Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California.
After completing his fellowship in 2013, Dr. Goldstein joined Orthopaedic Associates of Manhasset. He specializes in the operative and non-operative management of spinal disorders including degenerative conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine, lumbar and cervical disc herniations, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, adjacent segment disease after fusion, pediatric and adult scoliosis, and other spinal deformities.
Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS), Dr. Goldstein is trained in and practices minimally invasive techniques for spine surgery and spinal reconstruction for motion and muscular preservation.
Dr. Goldstein recognizes how important it is that his patients understand their symptoms, condition, and treatment options. He believes that physical fitness, exercise, and diet play a key role in spinal, musculoskeletal, and overall health.
While surgery may be necessary, Dr. Goldstein believes in exhausting all non-operative modalities and in pre-operative optimization before surgery.
Dr. Goldstein is an active member of the medical staff at St. Francis Hospital, North Shore University Hospital, and Long Island Jewish Medical Center.
He has authored or co-authored multiple publications, including textbook chapters, review articles, and peer-reviewed journal articles on a wide range of orthopedic conditions. His research has been presented at both national and international meetings.
Dr. Goldstein is a candidate member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery (AAOS), candidate fellow of the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS), and active member of the North American Spine Society (NASS) and Society of Lateral Access Surgeons (SOLAS).
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