Dr. Goldberg concentrates his practice at Rush University Medical Center on the treatment of spinal injuries and diseases of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine and uses the latest minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat patients.
He has been an attending spine surgeon at Rush University Medical Center for 27 years. Dr. Goldberg is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Rush.
Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 1992, Dr. Goldberg has fellowships in both lumbar spine surgery from Rush and cervical spine surgery from the University of Miami and University of Marseilles in France. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Phi Beta Kappa Society, Summa Cum Laude Society of Tulane University, and the North American Spine Society. He was selected into the "Leading Physicians of the World Society."
Dr. Goldberg is widely respected by attorneys and arbitrators for his treatment of workers' compensation injuries. He ranks in the top 10% nationally for providers who have achieved the very highest degree of rapport with their patients according to Press Ganey survey results which have been compared to UHC national benchmarks.
For more information about Dr. Goldberg and the treatment of spinal conditions involving the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, visit his website at www.chicagospinedoc.com or www.egoldbergspinedoc.com.
Born in Chicago, Dr. Goldberg enjoys golf, theater, and travel.
Spine Surgery (cervical and lumbar)
- Motion preservation techniques (disc replacements)
- Cervical decompressions and fusions with instrumentation
- Anterior lumbar fusions
- Minimally invasive spinal surgery
- Lumbar decompressions and fusions with instrumentation
- Revision surgery (cervical and lumbar spine)
Investigation in cervical disc replacements
Outcome studies of cervical and lumbar decompressions and fusions
Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial
Clinical Support Staff
Tonika Anderson (AA)
Katherine Werner (PA)
Raquel Gonzalez (MA)
Education / Certifications
University of Illinois College of Medicine
University of Illinois Hospitals and Clinics, Chicago, IL - Orthopaedic Surgery
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL - Spine Surgery University of Miami, Miami, FL - Cervical Spine Surgery University of Marseilles, Marseilles, France - Cervical Spine Surgery
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