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Marci A. Goolsby, MD


Primary Care Sports Medicine
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Marci A. Goolsby, MD


Women’s Sports Medicine Center
523 East 72nd Street, 6th floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 646.797.8232
Fax: 646.797.8239
Women’s Sports Medicine Center
523 East 72nd Street, 6th floor
New York, NY 10021

Tel: 646.797.8232
Fax: 646.797.8239

Marci A. Goolsby, MD, is an assistant attending physician at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in the Women's Sports Medicine Center. She is also on faculty at Weill Cornell Medical College.

A graduate of Texas A&M University Health Science Center, she completed her residency in family medicine at UCLA and remained at UCLA to complete her fellowship in sports medicine. She is board certified in Family Medicine with a subspecialty in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Goolsby sees patients for a variety of musculoskeletal complaints but her main areas of clinical and research interest are stress fractures and the Female Athlete Triad, which is the related components of nutrition/exercise balance, menstrual function, and bone health. As a prior collegiate basketball player, she also has a special interest in the care of basketball players.

Dr. Goolsby is the consulting team physician for the women’s professional basketball team, the New York Liberty. At UCLA, Dr. Goolsby served as a team physician for the women’s basketball, women’s volleyball, softball and baseball teams. She has also served as an event physician at marathons and triathlons.

Back in the Game Patient Stories

Appointments

Assistant Attending Physician, Dept. of Medicine (Sports Medicine), Hospital for Special Surgery
Instructor of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Specialty

Specialized Centers

Special Expertise

Sports Medicine
Care of active and athletic women
Female Athlete Triad
Stress fractures
Basketball injuries
Athletic pre-participation examinations

Procedures

Joint and soft tissue injections
Viscosupplementation knee injections
Trigger point injections

Awards

Castle Connolly Top Doctors in New York Metro Area, 2016-2018
Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor, 2015-2018

Languages

English, Spanish

Insurance Information

Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO HMO POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway
Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathway Enhanced
Cigna
Connecticare
Emblem Selectcare
HIP
Medicare
Oxford
Oxford Medicare
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Compass

Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage. You may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits.

Education

Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine

Residency

University of California Los Angeles-Santa Monica

Fellowship

University of California Los Angeles

Certification

Certification of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine, 2010
Board Certified in Family Medicine, 2008

State Licensure

New York

Selected Books/Chapters

“Prospective Analysis of Physiological Measures in Amenorrheic and Oligomenorrheic Collegiate Athletes Compared to Eumenorrheic Controls in Response to a Nutritional Intervention”. Abstract (Manuscript in progress). Marci Goolsby, MD, Aurelia Nattiv, MD, and Becci Twombley, RD. Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. 20(2):139, March 2010.

“Predictors for Incidence and Rate of Bone Stress Injury in Male and Female Collegiate Track Athletes: A Prospective Analysis”. Abstract (Manuscript in progress). Marci Goolsby, MD, Aurelia Nattiv, MD, and Julie Casper, MD. Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine. 18(2):188, March 2008.

Selected Publications

De Souza MJ, Nattiv A, Joy E, Misra M, Williams NI, Mallinson RJ, Gibbs JC, Olmsted M, Goolsby M, Matheson G. 2014 female athlete triad coalition consensus statement on treatment and return to play of the female athlete triad: 1st international conference held in San Francisco, CA, May 2012, and 2nd international conference held in Indianapolis, IN, May 2013. Clin J Sport Med. 2014;24(2):96-119.

De Souza MJ, Nattiv A, Joy E, Misra M, Williams NI, Mallinson RJ, Gibbs JC, Olmsted M, Goolsby M, Matheson G. 2014 female athlete triad coalition consensus statement on treatment and return to play of the female athlete triad: 1st international conference held in San Francisco, CA, May 2012, and 2nd international conference held in Indianapolis, IN, May 2013. Br.J.Sports Med., 2014, 48, 4, 289-2013.

Nattiv A, Kennedy G, Barrack MT, Abdelkerim A, Goolsby MA, Arends JC, Seeger LL. Correlation of MRI grading of bone stress injuries with clinical risk factors and return to play: A 5-year prospective study in collegiate track and field athletes. Am J Sports Med. 2013;41(8):1930-1941.

Goolsby M, Nattiv A, and Twombley B. “Prospective Analysis of Physiological Measures in Amenorrheic and Oligomenorrheic Collegiate Athletes Compared to Eumenorrheic Controls in Response to a Nutritional Intervention”. Abstract (Manuscript in progress). Clinical Journal of Sports Medicine. 20(2):139, March 2010.

Research Interests

Female Athlete Triad
Stress fractures