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November 19, 2010 - 2:56pm

Stephen Goldstein, MD, Specialist in Nasal Reconstruction and Voice Disorders, Joins UA Department of Surgery

Stephen A. Goldstein, MD, FACS, has been appointed associate professor of surgery in the Division of Otolaryngology forthe University of Arizona Departmentof Surgery.
 
Board-certified as a fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Dr. Goldstein specializes in both the cosmetic and reconstructive surgical treatment of the face and neck, including primary and revision rhinoplasty, cosmetic facial rejuvenation, facial reconstruction, sinus surgery and voice disorders. 
 
Dr. Goldstein plans to partner with dermatologists at the UA College of Medicine and in the Tucson community to provide facial reconstruction for skin cancer patients. He also will collaborate with the UA Department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences to create a coordinated voice disorders team.
 
Dr. Goldstein earned his medical degree from State University of New York (SUNY) Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse and completed his residency in otolaryngology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He then completed fellowship training in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery at Buckhead Facial Plastic Surgery, an affiliate of Emory University in Atlanta in 2002.
 
Dr. Goldstein returned to Philadelphia to join the world-renowned Center for Voice Disorders and serve as the director of Facial Plastic Surgery at the Graduate Hospital. Two years after joining the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania in 2005, he was promoted to director of Facial Plastic Surgery in the Department of Otolaryngology.
                       
With special interest in nasal reconstruction and voice disorders, Dr. Goldstein’s research focuses on the medical and therapeutic management of nasal obstruction and its relationship with the voice.  He has published more than 10 chapters and articles in peer reviewed journals.
 
“Dr. Goldstein’s skills as a facial plastic reconstructive surgeon and voice physician fill a vital role as we build the ENT program at the University of Arizona. He is recognized nationally as a talented surgeon and we are fortunate to have recruited him,” said Alexander Chiu, MD, professor and chief, UA Department of Surgery Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.
 

“The addition of Dr. Goldstein greatly expands our ability to serve the needs of patients with complex diseases of the ear, nose, throat, and related structures of the head and neck, as well as facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery,” said Rainer Gruessner, MD, professor and chairman, UA Department of Surgery.