Director of Research and Education
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Beaumont Health System
Royal Oak Michigan
James A. Goldstein, MD, FACC, is the Director of Cardiovascular Research and Education at Beaumont Hospital, and Professor of Medicine at the Oakland University-William Beaumont School of Medicine in Royal Oak, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Chicago, School of Medicine, in Chicago, IL in 1976 and completed his Clinical and Research Cardiology Fellowships at the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of California, San Francisco, CA in 1982. After Fellowship he joined the Cardiology Division at Stanford University, then subsequently joined Washington University-Barnes Hospital where he worked in Interventional Cardiology and directed the Heart Failure-Transplant service. For the past 21 years, Dr. Goldstein has been Director of Research and Education in the Cardiology Division of William Beaumont Hospital. His clinical interests include acute ischemic heart disease, Hemodynamics, congestive heart failure, diseases of the pericardium and bedside physical examination. His Clinical Research interests include hemodynamics, heart failure, RV Infarction, and plaque characterization employing advanced non-invasive and direct coronary imaging techniques. Dr. Goldstein has published over 170 peer-reviewed scientific papers and 20 book chapters. He is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Society of Cardiac Angiography, and serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, and Coronary Artery Disease.