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Joshua N. Goldstein, MD, PhD




Joshua N. Goldstein M.D., Ph.D., is an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Additionally he is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School.


Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests
  • Stroke
  • Neurovascular emergencies
  • Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH)
Medical Education
  • MD, PhD, University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Adult and Pediatric


Joshua N. Goldstein M.D. Ph.D. is an attending physician in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Goldstein received his PhD in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry and his MD at the University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine. Upon graduating, Dr. Goldstein joined a fellowship at the Center for Hemostasis and Thrombosis at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He then completed his residency in the Harvard Affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency Program (HAEMR) at Brigham and Women's and Massachusetts General Hospitals. Afterwards, he completed a research fellowship in Vascular and Critical Care Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital. He is now on staff at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he serves as a member of the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Division of Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology.

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Goldstein currently manages a research program focused on improving the care of patients with neurological emergencies. With support from NIH, industry, and nonprofit sources, his team performs clinical trials in diseases such as stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and emergency anticoagulation reversal. He is the Principal Investigator for the Boston NETT (Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials) Group, a consortium of New England teaching hospitals that integrates fields including emergency medicine, neurology, and neurocritical care to develop new treatments for the care of patients with stroke, seizure, and traumatic brain injury. Dr Goldstein has lectured nationally and internationally on neurological emergencies, and has published over 80 original peer-reviewed research articles in the medical literature. Finally, he publishes book chapters and reviews of the medical literature.


View my most recent publications at PubMed


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55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-3290
Fax: 617-724-0917

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