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Enrique A. Goytizolo, MD

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About Dr. Goytizolo

Dr. Enrique A. Goytizolo is a board certified anesthesiologist who specializes in regional anesthesia and acute postoperative pain management.

Dr. Goytizolo graduated from the Regional Anesthesia Fellowship Program at Hospital for Special Surgery in 1998. Following completion of his fellowship, Dr. Goytizolo spent 6 years at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, where he helped to develop a regional anesthesia program. In 2004, Dr. Goytizolo was recruited back to HSS.

Dr. Goytizolo’s main interest is peripheral nerve catheters and the impact of anesthesia on rehabilitation for orthopedic surgery.

A member of the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Management’s Education Committee, Dr. Goytizolo is involved in coordinating and establishing guidelines for our regional anesthesia fellows and rotating residents, among other academic initiatives. Dr. Goytizolo also oversees the Department’s Academic Observership Program, a program in which anesthesiologists from all over the world come to HSS to observe our advanced regional anesthetic techniques.

Dr. Goytizolo has given presentations at numerous international meetings and programs, lecturing on varied regional anesthesia topics.


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Assistant Attending Anesthesiologist, Hospital for Special Surgery
Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College


American Society of Anesthesiologists
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
New York State Society of Anesthesiologists


Teacher of the Year - Hospital for Special Surgery, Department of Anesthesiology, 2005-2006
Peruvian Athlete of the Year, 1983
Pole Vault Champion and Peruvian Record holder, 1982-1996
Brazilian National academic Scholarship, 2nd place, 1980


Federal Science Foundation of Medical Sciences, Porto Alegre, Brazil, MD


Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Weill-Cornell Medical College


Hospital for Special Surgery - Regional Anesthesiology

State Licensure



Publications by Dr. Goytizolo


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.

As of April 10, 2023, Dr. Goytizolo reported no relationships with the healthcare industry.

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.

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