Director, Hip Preservation Program
Attending Physician
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Clinical Interests

Hip preservation, clubfoot, and trauma


Medical School: 

Mount Sinai School of Medicine


New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases


New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases


Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Pediatric Orthopaedics; Boston Children’s Hospital, Juvenile and Young Adult Hip Preservation


Professional Memberships: 

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
Los Angeles Pediatric Society



Goldstein RY, Sunde CD, Assad P, Grimm J, Skaggs DL, Andras L. The location of the vertebral artery at C1 in children: how far out laterally can you safely dissect. J Bone Joint Surg. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Sep 17; 96(18).

Goldstein RY, Seehausen DA, Sala DA, Chu A, Lehman WB. Predicting the need for surgical intervention in patients with idiopathic clubfoot. J Pediatr Orthop. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jul 29.

Goldstein RY, Joiner ERA, Skaggs DL. Insurance status does not predict curve magnitude in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis at first presentation to an orthopaedic surgeon. J Pediatr Orthop. 2014 Jun 24.

Goldstein RY, Kaye ID, Slover J, Feldman D. Hip dysplasia in the skeletally mature patient. Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Diseases. 2014; 72(1):28-42.

Research Interests: 

The “skinny” slipped capital femoral epiphysis; Risk factors for continued slip progression after in situ pinning; The late presentation of developmental dysplasia of the hip

Children's Hospital Los Angeles

4650 Sunset Blvd.
MS #69
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323-361-2142Office
Fax: 323-361-1310Fax

Children's Orthopaedic Center - Encino/Tarzana

18411 Clark St.
Suite #302
Tarzana, CA 91356
Phone: 818-788-2981Office
Fax: 323-361-3112Fax

CHLA Arcadia Outpatient Center

468 E. Santa Clara St.
Arcadia, CA 91006
Phone: 626-795-7177Office
Fax: 626-357-4052Fax