ABOUT THE EXPERT
Joseph F. Goldberg,
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
Icahn School of Medicine
New York, NY
Joseph F. Goldberg, MD, is a psychiatrist with 25 years of experience in academic research studying the features and treatment of mood disorders, particularly bipolar disorder and other forms of depression. Dr Goldberg spent many years conducting studies of mood disorders at academic medical centers such as the Payne Whitney Clinic/Weill Medical College of New York Presbyterian Hospital, the Zucker Hillside Hospital-North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He supervises and teaches psychopharmacology to medical students and residents at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, and he maintains a private practice in Norwalk, CT. He also directs a mood disorders research program at Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, CT. His goal is to integrate knowledge from that research background by taking a scholarly approach to psychopharmacology and applying it in tailored fashion to the unique needs of an individual patient.
Dr Goldberg has published over 160 original research publications in major psychiatric journals on topics related to mood disorders, focusing on the use of anticonvulsant mood stabilizers and atypical antipsychotics, safety risks with antidepressants in bipolar disorder, management of drug side effects, features related to rapid cycling bipolar disorder, suicide risk in bipolar disorder, cognitive dysfunction in bipolar disorder, pharmacogenetics in bipolar disorder, comorbid psychiatric disorders in bipolar disorder, and the long-term functional course and outcome of bipolar disorder and depression. He has also lectured nationally and internationally at major scientific meetings and conferences, such as the American Psychiatric Association, the Society of Biological Psychiatry, the New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), the American Society for Clinical Psychopharmacology, the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology, the Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum, the International Society for Affective Disorders, and the International Society for Bipolar Disorders. Dr Goldberg has authored or co-authored numerous book chapter and 3 textbooks on psychopharmacology and mood disorders, which were published by American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc.