SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Department of Otolaryngology
Nira A. Goldstein, MD
Professor of Clinical Otolaryngology
Background and Expertise:
Dr. Goldstein, Professor of Otolaryngology, joined the Department of Otolaryngology in 1998, as a full-time pediatric otolaryngologist in the division. She is a graduate of the New York University School of Medicine and the Otolaryngology Residency Program at the New York University Medical Center. Dr. Goldstein completed her fellowship in Pediatric Otolaryngology at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh where she also served as the Hamburg Research Fellow. She was an instructor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine as well as staff physician at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She received her Master of Public Health degree at SUNY Downstate in May 2010. She serves as the Associate Residency Program Director, Director of Medical Student Education and Director of Clinical Research in the department and Clinical Assistant Dean in the Medical School. Dr. Goldstein has authored over 40 articles and 25 chapters on various topics in otolaryngology and has presented at numerous national and international conferences. Her clinical and research interests include pediatric obstructive sleep apnea, otitis media, and sinusitis.