Carey S. Goltzman, MD, FAAP is a board certified pediatrician and pediatric critical care medicine (PCCM) specialist. Dr. Goltzman grew up in Flushing, New York and attended Brooklyn Technical High School. He graduated from Temple University with a BA in Psychology in 1976. Soon thereafter, he started medical school abroad at the Escuela de Medicina – Universidad del Noreste in Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico then finishing his medical education at New York Medical College (NYMC) in 1983.
Dr. Goltzman began his pediatric residency at NYMC based at Westchester Medical Center (WMC) finishing in June 1987. Immediately thereafter, he began a fellowship in PCCM at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, and the University of Michigan that was completed in June 1989. Dr. Goltzman then attained certification by the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatrics in 1989 and PCCM in 1992. Post-fellowship training Dr. Goltzman spent his initial five years in the practice of pediatrics and PCCM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Since August 1994, Dr. Goltzman has been a faculty member of New York Medical College and has developed a freestanding division of PCCM at the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital (MFCH) of WMC. The PCCM division numbers eight physicians, all board certified and fellowship trained in PCCM. The pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at the MFCH has 18 private rooms with rooming-in for a parent or guardian. Our PICU is a Level 1 with 24/7 coverage by pediatric residents and attending PCCM physicians. Our PICU has the highest case-mix index of pediatric patients in the state of New York with universally excellent outcomes.
Dr. Goltzman has expertise in many facets of pediatrics and PCCM with special interest in respiratory failure and nutritional support of the critically ill pediatric patient.