Donald Peter Goldstein, MD

Harvard Medical School

Dr. Goldstein is Professor Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School and holds a joint appointment in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Dana Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center. He is Co-Director, New England Trophoblastic Disease Center.

He completed training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 1963 and served as a Clinical Fellow, National cancer Institute from 1963-65. In 1965 he founded the New England Trophoblastic Disease Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In 1973 he also established the Division of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology at Boston’s Children’s Hospital, serving as Gynecologist-in-Chief until 1987. He is an active member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the International Society for the Study of Trophoblastic Disease and emeritus member of a number of organizations including the Society of Gynecologic Oncology Society of Gynecologic Investigation and the American Society of Reproductive Medicine.

Spotlight

Hear from Dr. Anil Sood, the Foundation’s Research Chairman, and Carol Brown, 2014 SGO Program Chair, about research of interest to women and the public presented at the 2014 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. Watch the video

Awareness

A new SGO Clinical Practice Statement states women diagnosed with epithelial ovarian, tubal, and peritoneal cancers should be considered for genetic counseling and testing, even in the absence of a family history.

Education

The next Gynecologic Cancer Survivors Course Friday, May 2, 2014 in Long Island, NY. For more information on courses, click here.