Seth D. Goldstein, MD, MPhil

Seth D. Goldstein, MD, MPhil

Attending Physician, Pediatric Surgery; Director; Surgical Simulation Program, Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation Assistant Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Language: English


Dr. Goldstein practices pediatric general and thoracic surgery, as well as pediatric surgical oncology. He treats newborns, infants and children with a wide range of conditions including congenital and acquired diseases of the neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis, traumatic injuries, hernias, gastroesophageal malformations, intestinal disease, and anorectal malformations. He is comfortable with both traditional and minimally invasive approaches, including laparoscopic inguinal hernia repairs.

In addition to extraordinary enthusiasm for patient care, Dr. Goldstein is a surgeon-scientist. He has authored over 50 peer-reviewed journal publications and 10 book chapters. His research endeavors leverage his graduate work and industry background in biomedical engineering to devise and develop technologies that benefit children. Additionally, he is an accomplished health services researcher and is widely recognized as a national expert in areas of quality and safety of trauma and emergency surgery.

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Education & Training

Education: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2009

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital and University of Maryland Medical Center, 2016-2018; Residency in general surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Surgery, 2009-2016

Board Certifications: General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery

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