Dr. Goldsmith of Parkland, Florida, received his bachelor’s degree from New York University, and is a graduate of the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines, Iowa Class of 1984. He completed his internship at Des Moines General Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa, and General Surgery residency at Metropolitan Hospital System, Springfield, Pennsylvania, and Memorial Sloane-Kettering Hospital, New York City. As a resident he received the Meade Johnson Fellowship Grant. Dr. Goldsmith is AOA board certified in General Surgery. He has been named a fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, 1995, International College of Surgeons, 1992, and American Society of Abdominal Surgeons, 2000.
Dr. Goldsmith has participated in resident training at St. Agnes Medical and Burn Center, Philadelphia, Pa. and Des Moines General Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa. He has held the rank of Assistant Professor of Surgery at UOMHS, Michigan State University and Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Goldsmith has served on and chaired several committees of the ACOS including In-Depth Review and Bylaws. He has served on a number of Boards including those of the ACOS Board of Governors, Florida and Iowa State Divisions of the American Cancer Society, Des Moines University Alumni, Co-Chair of the Iowa Cancer Pain Relief Initiative, and Trustee of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association. He served as Lee County District President, Florida Osteopathic Medical Society. Dr. Goldsmith was Chair of the ACOS-General Surgery Discipline and in 2012, Dr. Goldsmith was elected President of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons. Through his career he has lectured at ACOS sponsored meetings as well as national, state and local venues. He has served on numerous hospital committees.
From 1999 to 2005 Dr. Goldsmith was appointed Surgeon, Lake County Sheriff’s Office, Lake County, Florida.
Dr. Goldsmith joined the staff of Lee Memorial Hospital System in 2006, practicing Surgery until his recent retirement. He served also as Medical Director of Academics and Director of Medical Education for Lee Memorial Health System, overseeing development of their first Residency Program with oversight encompassing all allied health and medical education programs at four campuses. Simultaneously, he served as Clinical Associate Dean on site for Nova Southeastern University medical students.
Currently, Dr. Goldsmith is Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs and Associate Professor of Surgery at NSU-KPCOM, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Dr. Goldsmith is a caring surgeon with a philosophy of “quality patient care first, always”. He finds pleasure in medical education and the continuance of the osteopathic profession and devotes much time to these endeavors. Dr. Goldsmith is so very proud and thankful for his supportive family; loving wife Lorrie and children Hank, and twins Hannah and Hunter.
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