Grigory Goldberg, MD, FAAOS

Grigory Goldberg, MD, FAAOS

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon | Fellowship Trained in Spine Surgery

grigory-goldberg-small Fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon and spine specialist Grigory Goldberg, M.D. is a foremost authority in the field of spine care. Dr. Goldberg began his studies at New York University, where he earned his B.A. with honors, and went on to receive his medical degree from the State University of New York Medical School. Following his academic success, Dr. Goldberg completed both his internship and residency in Philadelphia at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Goldberg received specialized training in spine surgery at the esteemed Leatherman Spine Institute.

Dr. Goldberg is the author of multiple book chapters outlining best practices in the treatment of common spinal maladies. He has published and presented many times throughout his career on topics related to spinal surgery as well as joint replacement.

Dr. Goldberg’s professional interests in the field of spine surgery include degenerative diseases of the cervical and lumbar spine, fractures, infections, tumors, and and scoliosis. He is a specialist in both Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Motion Preserving Spine Surgery, two methodologies that enable him to treat a wide range of conditions.

Dr. Goldberg is highly trained to address the full range of possible spine problems, including degenerative diseases of the back and neck , sciatica and arm pain, tumors, scoliosis, and revision of neck and back.

Dr. Goldberg’s goal is to restore every patient back to optimal function using the most modern treatment options and technology. His philosophy emphasizes non-surgical treatment options and prioritizes the comfort and welfare of patients at every step. Dr. Goldberg frequently collaborates with other spine specialists in the local community, including pain management doctors, physical therapists, neurologists, and chiropractors to maximize the results from each non-operative treatment. Surgical options become a viable solution only when all other avenues have been exhausted.

Dr. Goldberg’s training in the latest surgical methods includes new information regarding a wide spectrum of spine diseases. He has a particular interest and a wealth of experience in the Minimally Invasive Spine surgery, a practice designed to minimize muscle damage associated with the procedure and enable a shorter recovery time so patients may more quickly return to work and leisure activities.

Areas of Focus

Professional Experience

College Education: New York University – New York, NY – BA
Medical Education: SUNY Downstate Medical School - Brooklyn, NY – MD
Internship: Thomas Jefferson Hospital – Philadelphia, PA – General Surgery
Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Philadelphia, PA – Orthopedic Surgery

  • Spine Surgery Fellowship – Leatherman Spine Center – Louisville, KY
  • Total Joint Arthroplasty Fellowship – Thomas Jefferson University Hospital – Philadelphia, PA

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