Kenneth Goldstein, M.D., to lead Northwell’s Northern Region Ambulatory Surgical Specialties
Kenneth Goldstein, MD, has been appointed regional medical director of ambulatory surgical services for Northwell Health’s Northern region. In this role, Dr. Goldstein will identify and incorporate best practices for ambulatory services across surgical specialties within the region. He will also establish quality metrics and goals and initiate process improvement programs.
As regional medical director of surgical services, Dr. Goldstein’s role will expand considerably, and his extensive clinical and strategic leadership experience will enable him to guide the growth and enhancement of ambulatory services across all surgical specialties.
Northwell is New York State’s largest health system. Its Northern region is comprised of Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, and Dutchess Counties in New York as well as Fairfield County in Connecticut. Dr. Goldstein will collaborate with practice, regional and service line administrative leaders across Northwell to develop strategies for our patients’ needs.
“We are so lucky to have a top surgeon like Dr. Goldstein lead the ambulatory surgical services group for our northern region,” said Gary Giangola, MD, vice president of surgical services, western region at Northwell Health and chair of surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital. “As a top vascular surgeon, he has demonstrated a thorough understanding about best practices, compliance standards, improving surgical procedures and equipment that is unmatched.”
Certified by the American Board of Surgery in surgery and vascular surgery, Dr. Goldstein has served as chief of vascular surgery at Phelps Hospital and Northern Westchester Hospital for the past six years. He received his medical degree with distinction in vascular research from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his surgery residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in vascular surgery at New York University Medical Center. Dr. Goldstein has been in practice for 16 years and has lectured and published several research articles on vascular surgery. Dr. Goldstein is married, has two children and is a resident in Cos Cob, CT.
About Phelps Hospital
Phelps Hospital, part of Northwell Health, is a full-service 218-bed acute care community hospital in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. With more than 1,700 employees and 1,100 medical staff members representing 60 medical specialties, Phelps offers one of the broadest ranges of community hospital services in Westchester County. Caring for the community is at the heart of what Phelps does. Patients benefit from distinguished physicians, many of whom are pioneers in their field, offering the most advanced procedures using the latest technology. Phelps is one of approximately 500 hospitals nationwide to achieve Magnet Recognition® status from the American Nurses Credentialing Center for its commitment to nursing excellence and compassionate patient care. The hospital is supported by Northwell Health Physician Partners, a primary and specialty care medical group, with practices located on the hospital campus and in the surrounding communities. Phelps is located at 701 North Broadway in Sleepy Hollow, N.Y. and can be reached by calling (914) 366-3000 or visiting www.phelps.northwell.edu. Follow @PhelpsHospitalNorthwell on Facebook, @Phelps-Hospital-Northwell on LinkedIn and @PhelpsHospital on Twitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.