David S. Goldstein, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. David S. Goldstein is Chief of the Clinical Neurocardiology Section at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, in Bethesda, Maryland. He directs clinical research about causes, mechanisms, and treatments of neurocardiologic disorders, with an emphasis on diseases of catecholamine systems. Dr. Goldstein is certified in Internal Medicine. He earned his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, with his Ph.D. in Behavioral Science. Among his responsibilities is the development of the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) intramural clinical research protocols, which focus on the dysautonomias, pheochromocytoma, stress, and regulation of the "inner world" by the autonomic nervous system. The recipient of the NIH Merit Award for excellence in patient-oriented clinical research, Dr. Goldstein is the author of more than 275 articles in peer-reviewed journals and more than 70 book chapters. He also has written two single-authored treatises—Stress, Catecholamines, and Cardiovascular Disease, Oxford University Press, 1995, and The Autonomic Nervous System in Health and Disease, Marcel Dekker, 2001. Dr. Goldstein also has written The NDRF Handbook for Patients with Dysautonomias—to be published by Futura Press.