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Ira M. Goldstein

Ira M. Goldstein, MD
Neurological Surgery
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA

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Dr. Ira M. Goldstein is the Director of Neurotrauma at The University Hospital and an Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School. Through his years of neurosurgery, Dr. Goldstein has achieved a particular expertise in minimally invasive surgery of the spine, endoscopic diskectomy, the treatment of spinal tumors, kyphoplasty, nucleoplasty, arthroplasty, spinal fusion, biomechanics of the spine and stereotactic radiosurgery of the spine. Because of his knowledge in the field, he has been invited to speak at events around the country and he has received top honors from the New York Neurosurgical Society and the Montefiore Medical Center.

Dr. Goldstein graduated from the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine. He underwent residency training at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and completed advanced fellowship training in spinal surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine. He joined the faculty at New Jersey Medical School in 2004.

Research Interest

Dr. Ira M. Goldstein research interests are in utilizing advanced optics and endoscopy for performing less invasive surgery. He is pioneering the use of porous metal cages for various spinal applications. Dr. Goldstein is utilizing bone augmentation procedures in concert with traditional spinal instrumentation for reconstructive surgery in osteoporotic patients.


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