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Dennis Goodman, MD

Dr. Dennis Goodman is Director of Integrative Medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center in New York, where he also serves as Clinical Associate Professor and Cardiologist in the Department of Cardiology and Preventative Medicine. Dr. Goodman graduated Cum Laude with distinction from the University of Cape Town Medical School in Cape Town, South Africa. He did his internship at Grootte Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa (where the first heart transplant was performed by Professor Christian Barnard in 1969). Dr. Goodman is Board Certified in internal medicine, cardiology, interventional cardiology, critical care, clinical lipidology, integrative medicine and Cardiac CT imaging.


“If calcium is so bad for my heart, why should I be taking a calcium supplement for my bones?”

This is a question I hear frequently in my office and one that causes me great concern.

Bone health is important throughout your life. Osteoporosis and bone fractures, similar to cardiovascular disease, are not just the problems of old age. Like the heart and the blood vessels, the health of our bones is something we usually do not think about...