Dr. Goldstein is the Chief of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at MGH and associate professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School. He is a leading expert on the management of adolescents and young adults with eating disorders.
Dr. Goldstein began his medical career conducting basic research in virology at the National Institutes of Health. Subsequently he practiced primary care in rural New Mexico, and then he completed his training with a fellowship in adolescent medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. He has authored, coauthored or edited thirteen books on health and medical issues including Controversies in Food and Nutrition which won the CHOICE outstanding academic title award. Dr. Goldstein's research interests include the management of eating disorders and its complications as well as resilience in adolescents. He has served on local, regional and national committees on adolescent medicine issues. Dr. Goldstein has written more than 100 articles and papers for professional and lay audiences and has been quoted widely by the national media.
ResearchDr. Goldstein collaborates with the MGH Neuroendocrine Unit to study the effects of eating disorders on bone mass in females.
Dr. Goldstein is the author, coauthor or editor of thirteen books. He is editor of The MassGeneral Hospital for Children Adolescent Medicine Handbook, coauthor of Mental Health Disorders in Adolescents: A Guide for Parents, Teachers, and Professionals and author of Boys into Men: Staying Healthy Through the Teen Years. See PubMed for research and other academic publications.
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