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Secondary Specialty:

Neurology (pediatric)

Board Certifications:

Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology


MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA, USA


UPMC Mercy Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA
UPMC Mercy Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA


University of Pittsburgh Medical School
Pittsburgh, PA
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA


UPMC Presbyterian
Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Amy Goldstein, MD


Director, Neurogenetics and Metabolism, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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Research Interests

  • Clinical trials for Mitochondrial disease
  • Development of clinically relevant biomarkers for mitochondrial disease
  • North American Mitochondrial Disease Consortium (NAMDC)

View Dr. Goldstein’s list of publications from PubMed.

Biography Summary

Dr. Amy Goldstein is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Child Neurology in the Department of Pediatrics. After completing her medical studies at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1996, and her Pediatric Residency at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, she came to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh to complete her fellowship in Child Neurology in 2002. In 2010, she received a K12 grant, where she investigated mitochondrial etiologies of Idiopathic Cardiomyopathy as well as serving as the Physician Lead on a Phase 3 trial of triheptanoin for Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders. Her research work now is focused on clinical trials in rare disease with a concentration on mitochondrial disorders. She contributes to numerous professional organizations, editorial and advisory boards. In addition to her clinical and research activities, Dr. Goldstein is heavily invested in efforts involving Mitochondrial Disease. She serves on the Scientific and Medical Advisory Board of the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, teaches the Mitochondrial content at the North Amercian Metabolic Academy course, and is current President of the Mitochondrial Medicine Society. She organized the formation of Common Data Elements for Mitochondrial Disease under the NINDS.

As a specialist in Child Neurology, Dr. Goldstein provides clinical care for inpatients and outpatients in the Division of Child Neurology. She is the Director of the Neurofibromatosis Clinic as well as Neurogenetics Clinic and is the Child Neurologist for the Center for Rare Disease Therapy.

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