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Susan M. Goodman, MD

Rheumatology, Perioperative Medicine
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About Dr. Goodman


Dr. Susan Goodman is a rheumatologist at HSS. She specializes in treatment of patients with inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and spondylarthritis. Her other areas of specialization is in the perioperative care of patients with rheumatic diseases.

Research interests have focused on the perioperative outcomes of rheumatic disease patients undergoing arthroplasty, racial health care disparities, and inflammatory arthritis.

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Soft Tissue Injections

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Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery
Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College


Multi Specialty Peer Review Committee (MSPRC), co chair 
Quality Coordinating Committee 
Professional Safety Committee
Director, Integrative Rheumatology and Orthopedics Center of Excellen
Medical Chief, Comprehensive Arthritis Program (CAP)
Director, CAP Research Program
Rehab Advisory Committee  


American Board of Internal Medicine, 1980
American Board of Internal Medicine/Rheumatology, 1982


Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 20 years
Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2002-2022
New York Magazine Top Doctors, 2014, 2017-2018, 2021-2022


MD, University of Cincinnati


Lenox Hill Hospital, New York


Lenox Hill Hospital, New York


Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. Goodman

Professional Education

Selected Journal Articles


Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

HSS has a long history of supporting appropriate relationships with industry because they advance HSS's mission to provide the highest quality patient care, improve patient mobility, and enhance the quality of life for all, and to advance the science of orthopedic surgery, rheumatology, and their related disciplines through research and education.

Below are the healthcare industry relationships reported by Dr. Goodman as of March 01, 2023.

  • American College of Rheumatology (ACR) - Honoraria
  • UCB Pharmaceuticals - Consultant

HSS and its physicians make this information available to patients and the public, thus creating a transparent environment for those who are interested in this information. Further, the HSS Conflicts of Interest and Commitment Policy prohibits physicians from collecting royalties on products they develop that are used on patients at HSS.

Patients should feel free to ask their HSS physicians questions about these relationships.

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