Team Spotlight

Dr. Dennis Goodman

Dr. Dennis Goodman, MD, FACP, FACC, FCCP,  is Board Certified in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, critical care, clinical lipidology, holistic (integrative) medicine, and Cardiac CT imaging. He has been named as one of New York’s Top Doctors, as featured in New York Times and New York Magazine. In addition, Dr. Goodman has been named as one of America’s Top Cardiologists and Top Physicians.


In May of 2017, Dr. Goodman joined 2nd.MD and has been an astounding addition to our panel of specialists. He is a renowned expert in Preventative Medicine, Cholesterol Management, and Complex Cardiology. Dr. Goodman has consulted with more than 55 of 2nd.MD members in less than two years.


Dr. Goodman is currently a Clinical Professor and the Director of Integrative Medicine at NYU. His area of special interest is prevention, early detection and treatment of cardiovascular disease with an integrative approach for optimal patient health care.  


Before joining NYU, Dr. Goodman served as Chief of Cardiology and Medical Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation Program at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California. He also spent time at the renowned Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in La Jolla, California.


Dr. Goodman is a national and international speaker and has been a visiting teaching professor in Asia, Europe, and South Africa. He has published many articles and formulated a natural cardiovascular supplement to help treat cholesterol problems. He has appeared on numerous television and radio programs including FOX, NBC, and WPIX.  



“As a western-trained cardiologist with an integrated and holistic approach, I believe prevention is of utmost importance—not just for heart health, but total health. And it isn’t about a prescription or a quick fix. True wellness comes from the five pillars of health: nutrition, exercise and flexibility, stress management, sleep, and community involvement (the best way to lift your spirits is to lift someone else’s). Our medical system is not set up to sustain the kind of support we as individuals really need to achieve real wellness. The burden of that lies with us—and requires time and effort.” – Dr. Goodman


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