Nieca Goldberg, MD

Dr. Nieca Goldberg is a cardiologist and a nationally recognized pioneer in women’s heart health.  She is medical director of the Women’s Heart Program at NYU Langone Medical Center and clinical associate professor of Medicine, in the Division of Cardiology at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Goldberg is the Co-Medical Director of the 92nd Street Y’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Program and a national spokesperson for the American Heart Association’s “Go Red” for women campaign – an association where she has volunteered for over 15 years and been a board member.

Dr. Goldberg is medical director of the new Joan H. Tisch Center for Women’s Health at NYU Langone Medical Center. The Center will be a premier destination for women’s health care in Manhattan. The state-of-the-art 18,000-square-foot facility will be located at 1491 Third Avenue at East 84th Street in New York, NY. The medical anchor of the Center will be its cardiovascular services provided by Dr. Goldberg and the NYU Women’s Heart Program. The Center will be powered by an elite staff of physicians and nurses from NYU Langone embracing the concept that women’s health and medical needs must be addressed in a manner that considers the whole woman.

Dr. Goldberg is the author of DR. NIECA GOLDBERG’S COMPLETE GUIDE TO WOMEN’S HEALTH.  She has also authored the award winning and highly acclaimed book WOMEN ARE NOT SMALL MEN which was updated and entitled THE WOMEN’S HEALTHY HEART PROGRAM – Lifesaving Strategies for Preventing and Healing Heart Disease published by Ballantine Books.  

A graduate of Barnard College and SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, she completed her medical residency at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center and a cardiology fellowship at SUNY Downstate.  

Dr. Goldberg’s research and medical publications focus on cardiovascular disease in women, exercise imaging and exercise.  She is often asked by the media for her expert interpretation of current studies and medical news.  Dr. Goldberg has made numerous appearances on programs such as, The Today Show, The View, Good Morning America, The Early Show, andCBS Evening News.  In addition, she has been featured and interviewed by reporters from The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The New York Post, The New York Daily News,Fitness Magazine, More, Glamour, Good Housekeeping and many othersdiscussing woman’s health and heart disease.  She serves on the Woman’s Day Editorial Advisory Board. 

In 2010 Dr. Goldberg was celebrated, yet again, on New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” list, a recognition she also received in 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2001, and 2000.  In 1999, she was the only woman in their top ten “Hall of Fame of Physicians”.  The recipient of numerous awards for her advocacy for women’s heart health, she received the American Heart Association’s “Dr. With Heart” award, Woman’s Day magazine’s “Red Dress” award, Jewish Women International’s “Women to Watch” award and The Women at Heart 2006 Honoree Award from the Links Greater New York Chapter.