Dennis Goodman MD, FACP, FACC, FCCP


Dr. Dennis Goodman graduated Cum Laude and with distinction from the University of Cape Town Medical School in Cape Town, South Africa in 1979. He did an internship at Grootte Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa (where the first heart transplant was performed by Professor Christian Barnard in 1967). He completed his Internal Medicine residency and was Chief Medical Resident at Montefiore Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He did his cardiology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine (associated with Dr Michael DeBakey) in Houston Texas. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Critical Care, Clinical Lipidology and Holistic (Integrative) Medicine.

In 1988 Dr. Goodman joined Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California. While at Scripps Dr. Goodman's titles included Chief of Cardiology and Medical Director of the Cardiac Rehabilitation Program. He spent eighteen months at the renowned Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in La Jolla, California. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego.

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

He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine of the Leon H. Charney Division of Cardiology of NYU School of Medicine. He is also in private practice with New York Medical Associates. His area of special interest is prevention, early detection and treatment of cardiovascular disease with an integrative approach for optimal patient health care.

Medical Education

University of Cape Town,
South Africa


University of Cape Town,
South Africa

Montefiore Hospital University, University of Pittsburgh


Internal Medicine, Montefiore Hospital,University of Pittsburgh


Cadiology Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases; Lipidology; Interventional Cardiology; Critical Care; Integrative (Holistic) Medicine

Media Appearances

Watch Dr. Goodman's recent appearance on FOX News