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Michael Eric Goldsmith, M.D.
Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sibley Memorial Hospital
Specializes in: Children (1-11 years), Adults (18+ years), Adolescents (12-18 years)
Expertise: Back Injuries, Back Pain, Corrective Osteotomy, Joint Replacement, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics, Scoliosis, Spine Surgery, Sports Medicine ...read more
Appointment Phone: 301-657-9876
5530 Wisconsin Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815 map
Dr. Michael E. Goldsmith is the chief of orthopaedic surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital. Dr. Goldsmith is board certified and practices out of Summit Orthopedics in Chevy Chase, MD. He is affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital, Georgetown University Hospital and Piccard Surgery Center.
Dr. Goldsmith specializes in diagnosing and treating spinal conditions in patients of all ages. He has an expertise in cervical arthoplasty disc replacement, cervical and lumbar fusion, cervical and lumbar decompressions, minimally invasive discectomy and fusion techniques, motion sparing spine stability and scoliosis.
Dr. Goldsmith earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed an internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Georgetown University Medical Center. He also completed a pediatric orthopaedic rotation at Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children and a fellowship in orthopaedic spine surgery at Twin Cities Spine Center.
Dr. Goldsmith is a member of the Sibley Medical Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Montgomery County Medical Society, the North American Spine Society and the Osler Society. Dr. Goldsmith was named president of the Sibley Medical Association in 2013. He was also named a Top MD by Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine.
Dr. Goldsmith has conducted research at the Twin Cities Spine Center, Georgetown University, the Hospital for Joint Disease, New York University, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the National Institute of Health. He has contributed chapters to various medical textbooks, published papers and presented his work as well.
- Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sibley Memorial Hospital
Departments / Divisions
- Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital
- Surgery at Suburban Hospital
- MD, New York University School of Medicine (1994)
- MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center / Orthopaedic Surgery (1999)
- Twin Cities Spine Surgeons / Spinal Surgery (2000)
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery / Orthopaedic Surgery (2003)
Research & Publications
Dr. Goldsmith has conducted research at the Twin Cities Spine Center, Georgetown University, the Hospital for Joint Disease, New York University, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the National Institute of Health.
Activities & Honors
- Top Doctor, Consumers' Checkbook
- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
- American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
- Montgomery County Medical Society
- North American Spine Society
- The Osler Society
- Member, Sibley Medical Association, Washington, D.C.
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How Spine Patient Treatment Care Pathways Are Changing-For the Better? Becker's Spine Review (12/07/2014)