MD, FACP, FACC, FCCP
Dr. Dennis Goodman graduated Cum Laude and with distinction from the University of Cape Town Medical School in Cape Town, South Africa in 1979. He interned at Grootte Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa (where the first heart transplant was performed by Professor Christian Barnard in 1969). He completed his Internal Medicine residency and was Chief Medical Resident at Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He did his cardiology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine (associated with Dr. Michael DeBakey) in Houston Texas. He is Board Certified in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, critical care, clinical lipidology, holistic (integrative) medicine and Cardiac CT imaging.
In 1988 Dr. Goodman joined Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California. While at Scripps, Dr. Goodman's titles included Chief of Cardiology and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. He spent 18 months at the renowned Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in La Jolla, California.
Dr. Goodman is a national and international speaker and has been a visiting teaching professor in South Africa, Asia and Europe. He has published many articles and formulated a natural cardiovascular supplement to help treat cholesterol problems. He has appeared on numerous television and radio programs including FOX, NBC and WPIX.
Dr. Goodman is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of San Diego, California and is a faculty member of Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology of NYU in New York. He is Director of Integrative Medicine at New York Medical Associates in Manhattan. His area of special interest is prevention, early detection and treatment of cardiovascular disease with an integrative approach for optimal patient health care.