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Elan L. Goldwaser, DO

Elan L. Goldwaser, DO

Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine (in the Center for Family and Community Medicine, in Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery), Columbia University Medical Center

Assistant Attending Physician, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital


Office: 914.787.3292 | Appointments: 914.750.4630



Elan L. Goldwaser, DO, is a primary care sports medicine specialist whose practice focuses on the management of complex musculoskeletal conditions affecting athletic participation, including chronic and acute injuries affecting the bones, joints, and muscles of pediatric and adult patients. Dr. Goldwaser’s training as an osteopathic physician provides additional treatment approaches to promote healing through a variety of options and tailored patient care. As an experienced team physician to high school, collegiate, and professional athletes, Dr. Goldwaser is accustomed to treating injuries sustained in the acute setting of sporting events including: management of concussions, tendon injuries, and leg somatic dysfunctions (including Achilles/Patellar tendonitis). 

As a former cross-country, track and field, and swimming collegiate athlete, Dr. Goldwaser understands the athlete’s need to return to sport and is dedicated to helping people of all levels achieve this. He attended The College of New Jersey where he completed his Bachelor’s in Biology, and later went on to Rowan-SOM for medical school and residency. Before coming to Columbia Orthopedics, Dr. Goldwaser completed a sports medicine fellowship at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA, honing skills in ultrasound diagnostics and minimally invasive sports medicine interventional procedures.

Dr. Goldwaser’s research spans multiple specialties which include: concussion management, prevention, and recovery, biologic injectables in injury recovery, and exploring healing rates after ultrasound-guided procedural interventions.

When time allows, he enjoys running marathons, traveling, and playing Scrabble with his family.


Education

2008Bachelor of Science in Biology and Spanish
The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
2013Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ

Postdoctoral Training

2016Resident – Family Medicine (FM) and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM)
Rowan University - School of Osteopathic Medicine (RU-SOM), Stratford, NJ
2017Fellowship – Primary Care Sports Medicine
Lehigh Valley Health Network, Allentown, PA

Licensure

  •    New York
  •    New Jersey
  •    Pennsylvania

Board Certification

  •    Diplomat - American Board of Osteopathic Family Physicians
  •    Specialty Board Certification in Sports Medicine
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