" Scleroderma: Is it All One Disease?"
Avram Goldberg, MD

Patient Education Forum, Manhassett NY
March 2012

About Dr. Goldberg:


Dr. Goldberg practices rheumatology and internal medicine at North Shore University Hospital. He is a graduate of BA Yeshiva University and has his doctorate from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. Goldberg’s internship and residency where done in internal medicine at NSUH and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY. He completed his fellowship in rheumatology at NYU Medical Center/Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY. Afterward, Dr. Goldberg completed two teaching appointments; the first as a Teaching Assistant, NYU Medical Center and the second as a Clinical Instructor, NYU Medical Center. He has been assigned and continues to serves on the Mortality Review Committee for NSLIJHS.

Dr. Goldberg is a Fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. His major research interests include scleroderma and pulmonary fibrosis as well as rheumatoid arthritis. He is currently involved in a number of research projects including: SONORA (Study of New Onset Rheumatoid Arthritis), Abcon, a study of genetics in RA patients being treated with blockers of Tumor Necrosis Factor, Target Molecules in Scleroderma - a project with the long term goal of identifying new possibilities for altering the disease process of Systemic Sclerosis, and LJP 394: Phase III study of the effects of a novel drug that inhibits DNA antibodies in patients with lupus nephritis.


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