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Daniel J. Goldstein, M.D.

Dr. Daniel J. Goldstein

Professor, Department of Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery


Selected Publications


Journal Articles


1.         Zaghouani H, Goldstein DJ, Shah H, Anderson S, Lacroix M., Kennedy R, Bona C. Induction of antibodies to the envelope protein of the HIV virus by sensitization of rabbits with monoclonal anti-idiotypes. Proc Nat Acad Sci 1991;88(13):5645-49.

2.         Oz MC, Goldstein DJ, Rose EA. Adjustable annuloplasty for tricuspid insufficiency. Ann Thorac Surg 1994;58:594-95.

3.         Goldstein DJ, El-Amir N, Ashton RA, Catanese K,  Rose EA, Levin HR , Oz MC. Fungal infections in left ventricular assist device recipients: incidence, prophylaxis and treatment. ASAIO 1995;41:873-75.

4.         Goldstein DJ, Oz MC, Rose EA, Fisher P, Michler RE. Experience with heart transplantation for cardiac tumors. J Heart Lung Transpl 1995;14:382-86.

5.         Goldstein DJ, Seldomridge JA, Addonizio L, Oz MC, Michler RE. Orthotopic heart transplantation in patients with treated malignancies. Am J Cardiol 1995;75:968-71.

6.         Goldstein DJ, Seldomridge JA, Chen JM, Catanese KA, DeRosa CM, Weinberg AD, Smith CR, Rose EA, Levin HR, Oz MC. Use of aprotinin in LVAD recipients reduces blood loss, blood use and perioperative mortality. Ann Thorac Surg 1995;59:1063-68.

7.         Goldstein DJ, Mullis SL, Delphin ES, El-amir N, Ashton RC, Gardocki M, Jordan DA, Catanese KA, Levin HR, Oz MC. Non cardiac surgery in long term implantable LVAD recipients. Ann Surg 1995;222:203-07.

8.         Slater JP, Goldstein DJ, Ashton RC, Levin HR, Spotnitz HM, Oz MC. Right-to-left venoarterial shunting for right sided circulatory failure. Ann Thorac Surg 1995;60:978-85.

9.         Goldstein DJ, Williams DL, Oz MC, Weinberg AD, Rose EA, Michler RE. De novo malignancies after orthotopic cardiac transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg 1995;60:1783-89.

10.     Goldstein DJ, DeRosa CM, Mongero L, Weinberg AD, Michler RE, Rose EA, Oz MC, Smith CR. Safety and efficacy of aprotinin in profound hypothermia and circulatory arrest. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1995;110:1615-22.

11.     Oz MC, Goldstein DJ, Pepino P, Weinberg AD, Thompson S, Catanese KA, Vargo RL, McCarthy PM, Rose EA, Levin HR. Screening scale predicts patients succesfully receiving long-term implantable LVAD. Circulation 1995;92[suppl II]:II-169-II-173

12.     Slater JP, Yamada A, Yano OJ, Stennet R, Goldstein DJ, Levin HR, Spotnitz HM, Oz MC. Creation of a controlled venoarterial shunt: A surgical intervention for right-sided circulatory failure. Circulation 1995;92[suppl II]:II-467-II-471.

13.     Goldstein DJ, Oz MC, Michler RE. Radical excisional therapy and cardiac transplantation for recurrent atrial myxoma. Ann Thorac Surg 1995;60:1105-07.

14.     Oz MC, Goldstein DJ, Rose EA. Preperitoneal placement of ventricular assist devices: an illustrated stepwise approach. J Cardiac Surg 1995;10:288-94.

15.     Rose EA, Goldstein DJ. Wearable long term mechanical support for patients with end-stage heart disease: a tenable goal. Ann Thorac Surg 1996;61:399-402.

16.     Goldstein DJ, Smith CR, Oz MC, Friedlander J, Mongero L, Delphin E.  Safety of repeat aprotinin administration for left ventricular assist device recipients undergoing cardiac transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg 1996;61:692-95.

17.     Goldstein DJ, Austin JHM, Zuech N, Williams DL, Stoopler MB, Michler RE, Schulman LL. Lung cancer after heart transplantation. Transplantation  1996;62(6):772-75.

18.     Catanese KA, Goldstein DJ, Williams DL, Foray AT, Illick CD, Gardocki MT, Weinberg AD, Levin HR, Rose EA, Oz MC. Outpatient left ventricular assist device support: a new destination rather than a bridge. Ann Thorac Surg  1996;62:646-53.

19.     Beck J, Mongero L, Goldstein DJ, Oz MC. Perfusion technique for the treatment of right heart failure. Perfusion 1995;10:323-26.

20.     Ashton RC, Goldstein DJ, Rose EA, Weinberg AD, Levin HR, Oz MC. Duration of LVAD support affects transplant survival. J Heart Lung Transpl 1996;15:1151-57.

21.     Ashton RC, Goldstein DJ, Rose EA, Weinberg AD, Levin HR, Oz MC.  The development of a transluminal device for the treatment of aortic regurgitation: prototype and testing system. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1996;112:979-83.

22.     Oz MC, Argenziano M, Catanese KA, Gardocki M,Goldstein DJ, Ashton RC, Rose EA, Levin HR. Bridge experience with long-term implantable left ventricular assist device: are they an alternative to transplantation ?. Circulation 1997;95:1844-52.

23.     Goldstein DJ, Zuech N, Sehgal V, Weinberg AD, Drusin RE, Cohen D. Cyclosporine induced end stage nephropathy after cardiac transplantation; incidence and progression. Transplantation 1997;63:664-68.

24.     Holubarsch C, Ruf T, Goldstein DJ, Ashton RC,  Nickl W, Pieske B, Pioch K, Ludmann J, Wiesner S, Hasenfuss G, Posival H, Just H, Burkhoff D. Existence of the Frank-Starling mechanism in the failing human heart. Circulation 1996;94:683-89.

25.     Goldstein DJ, Ashton RC, Slater JP, Pearson M, Seldomridge JA, D’Alessandro D, Jordan DA, Oz MC. Venoarterial shunting for the treatment of right sided circulatory failure following left ventricular assist device placement. ASAIO J 1997;43(3):171-76.

26.     Goldstein DJ, Moazami N, Seldomridge JA, Liao H, Ashton RC, Naka Y, Pinsky DJ, Oz MC. Circulatory resuscitation with 30 day left ventricular assist device reduces interleukins 6 and 8 levels. Ann Thorac Surg 1997;63:971-74.

27.     Goldstein DJ, Dean D, Smerling A, Oz MC, Dickstein M. Inhaled nitric oxide Is not a negative inotrope in a porcine model of pulmonary hypertension. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1997;114:461-66.

28.     Argenziano M, Dean DA, Moazami N, Williams M, Goldstein DJ, Rose EA, Spotnitz HM, Burkhoff D, Oz MC, Dickstein ML. Inhaled nitric oxide does not alter systolic or diastolic myocardial function in a porcine model of heart failure. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1998;115:700-08.

29.     Goldstein DJ, Garfein E, Zuech N, Michler RE. Mitral valve replacement and tricuspid annuloplasty following cardiac transplantation. Ann Thorac Surg. 1997;63:1463-65.

30.     Goldstein DJ, DeRosa C, Seldomridge JA, Weinberg AD, Oz MC, Smith CR. Is aprotinin indicated for reoperative valvular surgery?.  J Heart Valve Dis 1997;6:88-92.

31.     Goldstein DJ, Argenziano M, Oz MC. Permanent mechanical circulatory support: pitfalls and promises. Contemporary Treatments in Cardiovascular Diseases 1997;2:209-25.

32.     Goldstein DJ, Flores R, and Todd G. Rupture of non-aneurysmal atherosclerotic infrarenal aorta. J Vasc Surg 1997;26:700-03.

33.     Flores RM, Goldstein DJ, Sung RS, Steinglass K, Weinsten S, Chabot JA. Transthoracic transdiaphragmatic excision of simultaneous lung and adrenal lesions.  Ann Thorac Surg 1998;65:833-34.

34.     Slater JP, Lipsitz EC, Chen JM, Levin HR, Oz MC, Goldstein DJ, Ashton RC, Burkhoff D. Systolic ventricular interaction in normal and diseased explanted human hearts.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1997;113:1091-99.

35.     Goldstein DJ, Choudhri A, Argenziano M, Ulmer B, Oz MC. Repeat administration of aprotinin for staged cardiac transplantation. J Circ Support 1998;1:27-30.

36.     Argenziano M, Goldstein DJ, Catanese KA, Flannery M, Gardocki MT, Rose EA, Scully BE, Oz MC. Management of infections involving the left ventricular assist device surface. J Circ Support 1998;1:31-36.

37.     Farman J, Goldstein DJ, Sugalski M, Moazami N, Amory S. Bouveret’s syndrome: diagnosis by helical CT scan. Clinical Imaging 1998;22:240-42.

38.     Harig B, Goldstein DJ, Rosen Y, Farman J. Colonic obstruction due to sigmoid muscle hyperplasia. Mt Sinai J Med 1999;66:106-8.

39.     Argenziano M, Dean D, Moazami N, Williams M,Goldstein DJ, Cabreriza S, Burkhoff D, Smerling A, Rose EA, Oz MC, Dickstein M. Inhaled nitric oxide is not a myocardial depressant in a porcine model of heart failure. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 1998;115:700-08.

40.     Michler RE, Goldstein DJ. Cardiac transplantation for primary cardiac neoplasms.  Seminars in Oncology 1997;24:534-39.

41.     Goldstein DJ, Losquadro W, Spotnitz HM. Outpatient pacemaker procedures in orally anticoagulated patients. PACE 1998;21:1730-34.

42.     Goldstein DJ, Oz MC, Rose EA. Implantable left ventricular assist devices. New Engl J Med 1998;339(21):1522-33.

43.     Hart J, Cabreriza S, Jia CX, Umana J, Goldstein DJ, Hill-Edgar A, Weinberg AD, Galantowicz ME, Dickstein M, Burkhoff D, Rose EA, Spotnitz HM. Left ventricular function in a porcine model of dilated cardiomyopathy during left ventricular reduction surgery. Surg Forum 1998;49:246-8.

44.     Rose EA, Moskowitz A, Packer M, Sollano J, Williams D, Tierney A, Heitjan D, Meier P, Ascheim D, Levitan R, Weinberg A, Stevenson L, Watson J, Goldstein D, Gelijns A. Randomized evaluation of mechanical assistance for the treatment of congestive heart failure: rationale, design and endpoints. Ann Thorac Surg 1999; 67:723-30.

45.     Goldstein DJ, Rabkin D, Spotnitz HM. Unconventional approaches to cardiac pacing in patients with inaccessible cardiac chambers. Ann Thorac Surg 1999;67:952-8.

46.     Rabkin D, Goldstein DJ, Flores R, Benvenisty AI. Spontaneous popliteal artery dissection. J Vasc Surg 1999;29:737-40.

47.     Goldstein DJ, Oz MC. Minimally invasive cardiac surgery: present status and future directions. Curr Op in Cardiol. 1999:14:419-25.

48.     Morales DLS, Catanese KA, Helman DN, Williams MR, Weinberg A, Goldstein DJ, Rose EA, Oz MC. Six-year experience of caring for 44 LVAD patients at home: safe, economical and necessary.  J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2000;119:251-9.

49.     Rabkin D, Sladen R, Dimango A, Steinglass K, Goldstein DJ.Inhaled nitric oxide for the treatment of postpneumonectomy pulmonary edema. Ann Thorac Surg 2001;72:272-4.

50.     Goldstein DJ, Oz MC. Mechanical support for postcardiotomy cardiogenic shock. Sem Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2000;12:220-8.

51.     Youssuf A, Karanam R, Prendergast T, Saunders C, Hertz S, Brener B, Sardari F, Goldstein DJ. Combined off pump and carotid revascularization: early experience.  Ann Thorac Surg 2001;72:1542-5.

52.     Kukuy E, Goldstein D, Rao V, Edwards N, Naka Y. A simple method of creating LVAD outflow anastomosis. Heart Surgery Forum 2002;6(1).

53.     Goldstein DJ. Invited Commentary. In: Ambulatory intraaortic balloon pump use as bridge to heart transplant. Ann Thorac Surg  2002;74:751-2.

54.     Goldstein DJ, Beauford R, Luk B, Prendergast T, Sardari F, Burns P, Karanam R, Saunders C. Multivessel off pump revascularization in patients with severe left ventricular dysfunction. Eur J Cardiothorac 2003;24:72-80.

55.     Beauford R, Goldstein D, Luk B, Prendergast T, Sardari F, Burns P, Karanam R, Saunders C. Multivessel off pump revascularization in octagenarians. Ann Thorac Surg 2003 ;76:12-7.

56.     Goldstein DJ. Worldwide experience with the MicroMed DeBakey VAD as a bridge to transplantation. Circulation2003;108:II272-7

57.     Goldstein DJ, Beauford R.Left ventricular assist devices and bleeding: adding insult to injury. Ann Thorac Surg 2003;75:S42-7.

58.     Beauford R, Saunders CR, Goldstein DJ.  Combined off-pump coronary revascularization and carotid endarterctomy. J Cardiovasc Surg 2003;44:407-15

59.     Beauford R, Saunders C, Niemeier L, Lunceford T, Karanam R, Prendergast T, Shah S, Burns P, Sardari F and Goldstein D. Is off pump revascularization better for patients with non-dialysis dependent renal insufficiency?  Heart Surg Forum 2004 7(2):E141-6.

60.     Beauford R, Saunders C, Niemeier L, Lunceford T, Karanam R, Prendergast T, Shah S, Burns P, Sardari F and Goldstein D. Multivessel off pump revascularization for patients with left main disease. J Card Surg 2005:20:112-8.

61.     Goldstein DJ, Zucker M, Arroyo L, McCarthy P, Noon G. Safety and efficacy trial of the MicroMed DeBakey VAD as a Bridge to transplantation. J Am Coll Cardiol 2005;45:962-3

62.     Zucker MJ, Baran DA, Arroyo LH, Goldstein DJ, Neacy C, Mele L, WeinbergAD, Prendergast TW, Ribner HS: De novo immunosuppression with sirolimus and  tacrolimus in heart transplant recipients ccompared with cyclosporine and mycophenolate mofetil - a one year follow-up analysis. Transpl Proc 2005;37:2231-9

63.     Baran DA, Gass Al, Galin I, Zucker M, Arroyo L, Goldstein DJ, Prendergast T, Lubitz S, Courtney M, Correa R, Chan M, Spielvogel D, Lansman S. Lack of sensitization and equivalent post-transplant outcomes with the Novacor left ventricular assist device. J Heart Lung Transpl 2005:24:1886-90.

64.     Goldstein DJ. Advances in Hematology: Coagulation and Thrombotic Complications Associated with Ventricular Assist Devices. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol 2005 3;10:766-8.

65.     Goldstein DJ, Smego D, Michler RE. Surgical aspects in congestive heart failure. Heart Fail Rev. 2006;11:171-192.




Online Contributions


1.      Dewey T, Goldstein DJ, Oz MC. TCI Heartmate insertion. Cardiothoracic Surgery Network: Expert’s Techniques. Online:, 1999.

2.      Rose EA, Goldstein DJ. Role of Left Ventricular Assist Devices as a Bridge to Transplantation. In: Braunwald E, ed. Harrison’s Online. McGraw-Hill 1999.


Book Contributions


1.      Goldstein DJ, Costanzo MR, Rose EA. Novel Cardiac Replacement Therapies: A Vision for the Future. In: Management of End Stage Heart Disease. E.A.Rose and L.W Stevenson, editors. Lippincott-Raven, New York p.255-61. 1998

2.      Goldstein DJ, Rose EA. Cardiac Allotransplantation. In: Management of End Stage Heart Disease. E.A.Rose and L.W Stevenson, editors. Lippincott-Raven, New York p.177-84. 1998

3.      Goldstein DJ, Oz MC. What is Minimally Invasive ? In: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. Mehmet Oz and Daniel Goldstein, Editors. p.1-5. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ.

4.      Lemole G, Choudhri A, Oz MC, Goldstein DJ, Gianguzzi R, Nguyen H. Economic Impact of Minimally Invasive Approaches. In: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. Mehmet Oz and Daniel Goldstein, Editors. p.165-72. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ.

5.      Goldstein DJ. The ThermoCardiosystems Device. In: Cardiac Assist Devices. Goldstein DJ, Oz MC, eds. Futura Publishing, Copyright 2000.

6.      Gibson M, Beauford R, Goldstein DJ.  The Octopus Device. In: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. M. Oz, D Goldstein, Editors. Second Edition. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ. Copyright 2003

7.      Goldstein DJ, Beauford R, Saunders CR. Beating Heart Revascularization in High-Risk Scenarios: The Patient with Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction. In: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. D Goldstein, M. Oz. Editors. Second Edition. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ. Copyright 2003

8.      Sardari F, Beauford R, Goldstein DJ. Beating Heart Revascularization in High-Risk Scenarios: The Octagenarian Patient. In: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. D Goldstein, M. Oz. Editors. Second Edition. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ. Copyright 2003

9.      Goldstein DJ, Zucker MJ, Pagani F, Frazier OH. Rotary Ventricular Assist Devices. In: International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation Monograph Series. Frazier OH, Kirklin JK, eds. Volume 1. p77-104. Copyright 2006




1.      Goldstein DJ, Argenziano M, editors. Department of Surgery Newsletter; Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center.

2.      Oz MC, Goldstein DJ, editors. Contemporary Cardiology: Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ. Copyright 1999.

3.      Goldstein DJ, Oz MC, editors. Cardiac Assist Devices. Futura Publishing. Copyright 2000.

4.      Goldstein DJ, Oz MC, editors. Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery. Humana Press Inc., Totowa, NJ. Second Edition. Copyright 2003.


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