Grigory Goldberg M.D. is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in Spine surgery. Dr. Goldberg received his B.A. with honors from the New York University, and went on to complete his medical degree at the State University of New York Medical School. Dr. Goldberg completed both his internship and residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in Philadelphia. Dr. Goldberg has finished his training in Spine surgery with the prestigious Leatherman Spine Institute.
Dr. Goldberg has authored various book chapters concerning the treatment methods of various spine disorders and has published and presented extensively in the field of spinal surgery and joint replacement. Dr. Goldberg treats all aspects of spine problems including degenerative diseases of the neck and back, sciatica pain, arm pain, scoliosis, tumors, and revision of back and neck.
He has interest in all aspects of spine surgery including degenerative diseases of the cervical and lumbar spine, tumors, fractures, infections and scoliosis. He has had extensive experience in the field of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Motion Preserving Spine Surgery.
Dr. Goldberg’s goals are to restore the patient back to the functioning level using the most current treatment options that are available. The emphasis is always placed on the non-surgical treatment options before any surgery is considered. Dr. Goldberg works with other spine specialists in the community, such as pain management doctors, neurologists, physical therapists and chiropractors to maximize the success of the non-operative treatment. Surgical options are considered only when everything else has failed.
Dr. Goldberg is trained in the latest surgical techniques to address a wide spectrum of spine diseases. He has a special interest and extensive experience in the field of Minimally Invasive Spine surgery, which minimizes muscle damage and allows for a more rapid return to work and leisure activities.
University of Louisville - Fellowship
July, 2006 - July, 2007
Leatherman Spine Surgery Fellowship
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Fellowship
July, 2005 - July, 2006
Total Joint Arthroplasty Fellowship
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Residency
June, 2000 - June, 2005
Downstate Medical Center, State University of New York - Medical Education
1996 - 2000
New York University - Pre-Professional Education
New York, NY
1992 - 1996
OITE Academic Achievement Award, 2004
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Board Certified. American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, July 2010
Short-term comparison of cervical fusion with static and dynamic plating using computerized motion analysis.
Other contributors include Albert TJ. Vaccaro AR. Hilibrand AS. Anderson DG. Wharton N.
Laparoscopic Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.
Other contributors include Vaccaro AR.
Anatomical Approaches for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.
Other contributors include Shields, DC, Khoo LT, Vaccaro AR.
Recurrent instability after total hip arthroplasty: beware of subtle component malpositioning.
Clinical Orthopaedics & Related Research
Other contributors include Parvizi J. Kim KI. Mallo G. Hozack WJ.
Reliability of a novel classification system for thoracolumbar injuries: the Thoracolumbar Injury Severity Score.
Other contributors include Vaccaro AR. Baron EM.
Modular Stems for Revision of Periprosthetic Hip Fractures: Indications and Technique.
Seminars in Arthroplasty
Other contributors include Hozack W.
Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics: Novel Techniques in Spine Surgery
Other contributors include Hilibrand A.