Edward J. Goldberg, MD
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Edward J. Goldberg, MD

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CURRICULUM VITAE

Edward J. Goldberg, MD

Spine & Orthopaedic Surgery

Education | Post-Graduate Training | Academic Status | Academic Appointment/Committees | Board Status | Society Memberships | Team Physician | Publications and Author | Presentations | Teaching Activities | Reasearch

Education

1971-1975
Niles North High School, Skokie, IL
1975-1979 Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
1979-1983 M.D. University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

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Post-Graduate Training

1983-1984
General Surgery Internship
University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL
1984-1988 Orthopaedic Surgery Residency
University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago, IL
1988-1989 Spine Surgery Fellowship with Thomas McNeill, MD and Gunnar Andersson, MD
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
08/89-12/89 Cervical Spine Fellowship with Frank Eismont, MD and Professor Rene Louis
University of Miami, Miami, Florida; and University of Marseilles, Marseilles, France

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Academic Status

Assistant Professor
Department Of Orthopedic Surgery
Rush Medical College
Chicago, IL
Assistant Attending
Department of Orthopedic Surgery
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, IL

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Academic Appointment/Committees

Elected Member of the Medical Staff Senate
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Member, Blood Transfusion Committee
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Member, Committee on Infectious Diseases
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Member, Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Selection Committee
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL

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Board Status

Board Certified, Member of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, July 1992
ReCertified, Member of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, July 2001

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Society Memberships

1978 Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
1979 Summa Cum Laude Honor Society: Tulane University
1988 American Medical Association
1988 Illinois State Medical Society
1988 Chicago Medical Society
1991 North American Spine Society
1991 Rush Surgical Society: Assistant Editor of The Phoenix, Bulletin of the Rush Surgical Society
1992 Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
1999 Mid-America Orthopaedic Association

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Team Physician

Team Physician, Chicago White Sox

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Publications and Author

Bennett JW, Dunn JJ, Goldberg, EJ: Infant formulas as substrates for Aflatoxin production. Dev Indust Microbiology; Chap. 40, Vol. 21: 379-383, 1980.
Goldberg EJ, Abraham E, Siegal I: The surgical treatment of chronic humeral epicondylitis by common extensor release. Clin Orthop, 233: 208, 1988.
Goldberg EJ, Dural tears in lumbar spine surgery, in Anderson, G.B. and McNeill, T.W. (eds): Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. St. Louis, Mosby Yearbook, pp. 415-424, 1992.
Reinsel TE, Goldberg EJ, Granato DB, Wilkinson S, and Penn R: A case report: Spinal subdural hematoma, a rare cause of recurrent Post-operative radiculopathy. J. Spinal Disorders, 6 (1): 62-67, 1993.
Goldberg EJ: Surgical repair of the cervical (neck) spine. New Developments in Medicine and Drug Therapy, 3(2): 27, 1994.
Goldberg EJ: Low back pain and its treatment. New Developments in Medicine and Drug Therapy, 5(1): 1-5, 1996.
Goldberg EJ: Singh K, Van U, Garretson R, An HS: Comparing outcomes of anterior cervical discectomy and fusion in workman's versus non-workman's compensation population. The Spine Journal, 2 (6):408-414, 2002.
D, Shen F, Matthews D, Yoon T, Goldberg EJ, An HS. Comparison of allograft to autograft in multilevel anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with rigid plate fixation. The Spine Journal, 3:451-59, 2003.
D, Shen FH, Goldberg EJ, An HS. Is autograft the gold standard in achieving radiographic fusion in one-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with rigid anterior plate fixation? Spine, 2004 (Submitted).
D, Shen FH, Lyon C, Phillips M, Goldberg EJ, An HS. Does rigid instrumentation increase the fusion rate in one-level anterior cervical discectomy and fusion? The Spine Journal, 2004 (Nov/Dec issue In Press).
Samartzis D, Khanna N, Goldberg EJ, An HS. Comparison of clinical and radiographic outome in instrumented anterior cervical discectomy and fusion with or without direct uncovertebral joint decompression. The Spine Journal, 2004 (Nov/Dec issue in Press).

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Presentations

Limb Lengthening Using the Wagner Technique.
1986
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Cementless Revision Total Hip Arthoplasty.
1987
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
The Surgical Treatment of Chronic Lateral Humeral Epicondylitis.
1987
Third Open Meeting of the Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons: AAOS Meeting, San Francisco, CA
The Effect of External Rotational Deformity in the Tibiotalar Contact Area.
1998
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Anterior Internal Fixation of the Lower Cervical Spine.
Illinois Orthopaedic Society
Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease.
Visiting Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
Metastatic Tumors of the Spine.
Visiting Lecturer; Grand Rounds at LaGrange Community Hospital, LaGrange, IL
Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease.
Visiting Lecturer; Grand Rounds at LaGrange Community Hospital, LaGrange, IL
Traumatic Cervical Spine Injuries.
Visiting Lecturer; National Ski Symposium, Chicago, IL
The Etiology and Pathogenesis of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.
Speaker; Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Specialists
American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics, Washington, D.C
The Role of Fusion in Lumbar Spinal Stenosis.
Speaker; Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Specialists
American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics, Washington, DC
Cervical Disc Disease.
Speaker; 1995 Midwest Clinical Conference
Chicago Medical Society, Chicago, IL
Evaluation and Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Conditions.
Speaker; 1995 Midwest Clinical Conference
Chicago Medical Society, Chicago, IL
Pulsed Electromagnetic Fields in Short Segment Lumbar Fusion.
2/97
Poster Exhibit: 64th Annual Meeting, American Academy of Orthopaedics Surgeons San Francisco, CA
Degenerative Disorders of the Cervical Spine.
6/97
The Natural Center for Advanced Medical Education: Specialty Review in Orthopaedic Surgery, Chicago, IL
Fracture and Dislocations of the Cervical Spine.
6/97
The Natural Center for Advanced Medical Education: Specialty Review in Orthopaedic Surgery, Chicago, IL
Indications and Procedures for Lumbar Fusions.
7/97
Speaker: Rehabilitation Services Network, Chicago, IL
Fracture and Dislocations of the Cervical Spine.
7/98
The Chicago Orthopaedic Board Review
Degenerative Conditions of the Cervical Spine.
7/98
The Chicago Orthopaedic Board Review
Comparing Outcomes of Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion in Workman's Compensation versus Non-Workman's Compensation Populations.
12/3-5/98
Poster Exhibit: 26th Annual Meeting, Cervical Spine Research Society, Atlanta, GA
In-situ Fusion for Spinal Stenosis: Five to Eight Year Follow-up.
04/17/99
Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, South Hampton Princess, Bermuda
Prospective Outcome of Lumbar Fusion with Rigid Instrumentation at Five to Eight Year Follow-up.
04/17/99
Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, South Hampton Princess, Bermuda
Cervical Radioculopathy:Diagnosis and Approach.
08/07/99
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont, IL
Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion: Workman's Compensation Versus Non-Workman's Compensation Populations.
10/20-23/99
North American Spine Society, Chicago, IL
Comparing outcomes of Anterior Cervical Diskectomy and Fusion in Workman's Compensation and Non-Workman's Compensation Populations.
03/19/00
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orlando, FL
The Use of Modern Instrumentation for Treatment of Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy.
04/28/00
Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Scottsdale, AZ
Moderator: Lumbar Disc/Stenosis.
11/10/00
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont, IL
Practical Lumbar Instrumentation Techniques.
12/08/00
Current Controversies and Challenges in Spinal Surgery, Naples, FL
Pathogenesis and Treatment Options for Cervical Radiculopathy and Myelopathy.
05/05/01
Management of Spinal Pathologies, Key Largo, FL
Comparison of Allograft to Autograft in Two or More Levels In Plated Anterior Cervical Fusion.
04/24-28/02
Mid-America Orthopaedic Association, Tucson, AZ
Comparison of Non-Plating in One-level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion.
12/06/02
Cervical Spine Research Society (CSRS), Miami, FL
Comparison of Non-Plating to Plating One-level Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion.
08/10-13/03
World Spine II, Chicago, IL
Comparison of Allograft to Autograft in Multilevel Plated Anterior Cervical Fusion.
08/10-13/03
World Spine II, Chicago, IL
Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion with or without Direct Uncovertebral Joint Decompression.
10/21-25/03
North American Spine Society, San Diego, CA
Clinical Outcome in Patients Undergoing Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion with or without Direct Uncovertebral Joint Decompression.
12/11-13/03
Cervical Spine Research Society, Scottsdale, AZ
Fusion with Rigid Plate Fixation.
10/04
North American Spine Society, Chicago, IL

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Teaching Activities

11/20-22/98 Instructor
Contemporary Issues in Advanced Spinal Surgery
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont, IL
08/06-08/99 Instructor
Practical Strategies in Spine Surgery: Current Application and Techniques
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont, IL
11/10-12/00 Instructor
Contemporary Issues in Advanced Spinal Surgery
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Rosemont, IL
03/22-23/02 Faculty Member
State of the Art in Spine Surgery 2002
Health Stream Education Design, Whistler, BC
05/03-04/02 Faculty Member
Emerging Concepts in Spine Surgery: Controversies & Challenges in the Spine Surgeon's Practice.
Health Stream Education Design, Key Largo, FL
1990-present Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Rush University Medical Center
Responsible for teaching orthopaedic residents in the pathology and treatment (nonoperative and surgical) of spinal conditions.

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Research

Sport An investigator in a National Institute of Health project evaluating surgical versus nonsurgical treatment of lumbar disc herniations, spinal stenosis and spondylolistesis.
OP-1 An investigator in a study evaluating OP-1 (a bone protein) in fusions for lumbar spondylolistesis.

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