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Dr. Eric Goldstein

Pediatrics
Rockville Centre, NY
22 years experience male

Locations

Office

Rockville Centre, NY

Address

371 Merrick Road, Suite 100, Rockville Centre, NY
Directions

Fax

(516) 442-7447

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pediatrics

Licenses

United States: New York

Doctor Q&A

198 Answers
25 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Shivers: Could be the beginning of a viral infection. If it happened only a couple of times but then stopped, i wouldn't worry about it. If it continues, i wou... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
See Endocrinologist: There is no answer that can be given online for this one. You must see a doctor, get examined, and have hormone levels drwn, to get to the root of the... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Out of breath: At your age, feeling out of breath with little exertion is abnormal. An oxygen level check from a year ago is no longer relevant. Your problem could ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Medication.: It is possible. However it is definitely not advised without consulting your doctor first. A thorough review of your symptoms and medical history, alo... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Scarlet Fever: It is entirely possible that your symptoms are due to your close contact with your son. You should be seen by your doctor so that proper treatment can... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Fever: Though low-grade fever may sometimes be attributed to teething, it's not usual that it last this long. Your doctor giving the "all clear" after one we... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Car Accident: I'm so sorry about the accident. I'm sure that was a very scary time for all of you. However, as long as everyone was checked out and given a clean bi... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
WBC: Wbc counts typically increase in response to infection. It doesn't necessarily tell us what the exact infection is. It could be viral, bacterial, etc.... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Asthma: In general, x-rays and ct scans or not needed for diagnosis. Asthma is typically diagnosed based on the patients history, symptoms, and physical exam.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Safe: Yes. As long as you are otherwise ok, it is perfectly safe and does not pose a threat to the baby.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
SIDS: The general advice given on this topic is that babies should sleep on there backs until they are able to roll over on their own without any problems. ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Newborn: No. This baby is considered full-term. Congratualtions !
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Low H/H: The most common reason for anemia in children is iron deficiency. The first step in resolving iron deficiency anemia in children is by increasing int... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Vomiting: There are many things that can cause these symptoms. The most worrisome symptom is that he is not keeping anything down. You should consult your docto... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Expected: It is not unusual and should resolve over the next few days. If you feel he is uncomfortable at any point you should consult your doctor.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Bruises: Bruises, depending on their location, are usually not a concern. In an active four year old, bruises on the legs, from the knees down, are common and ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Asthma: You happen to live in an area where asthma is very common. However, when appropriately managed, there is no reason why your 4 year old's lifestyle sho... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Fussy: There are several possible simple explanations for this. You didn't specify how many days into treatment she is. Buries not unusual to experience dis... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Cough: Sometimes the cough can sound worse before it resolves. If she is otherwise ok, active and playful, good appetite, no fever, you can wait another day ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Cough: That your son is without fever and acting as his usual self, is a good sign. However, because of his young age, it's best to be a little more vigilant... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Rectal bleeding: I would first consider softening the stools. Constipation and large, hard bowel movements can often be the cause of bleeding. There could also be othe... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Sudafed: Over the counter cold and cough medications are generally not recommended in pediatrics. However, according to the label, sudafed, when taken in the a... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Chicken pox: Yes. It may not necessarily help, but it certainly will not hurt.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Smoothies.: Not at all. Enjoy. And good for you for breastfeeding your baby.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Strep: It is entirely possible to have strep throat after the flu. One does not exclude the other. I recommend consulting with your doctor to see if you actu... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Vaccines: Fever and irritability are occasional side effects of vaccines. I recommend applying cool compresses to the injection sites and Acetaminophen or ibupr... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Rash: Rashes are very common in this age group. If it's dry, you can use moisturizer after his bath. If there is no itching, and he seems otherwise comforta... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Oflox: Oflox is currently not recommended for children under the age of one year.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Bite: It could. However, a lesion on the leg that is hot to touch, regardless of the cause, needs to be examined by a doctor. It could be infected and requi... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Celamine: The safety of celamine in babies has not been established.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Kiss a Child: As long as the 2 particiapnts are healthy and willing, it is safe to kiss a child on the cheek.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Bladder Tap: In the hands of an experienced doctor, there is nothing to worry about. In fact, a bladder tap is known to be the best way to obtain a contaminant-fre... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Infant: Your infants degree of mobility would depend on his/her age. The older the child, the more mobile we expect them to be. Your doctor should be checking... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Twitches: In an otherwise normal baby girl, i wouldn't be overly concerned. But i wouldn't ignore this either. You should inform your pediatrician. In today's a... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Headache: The list of causes of headache is very long. In the presence of cold symptoms, the most common diagnosis is a simple virus. However, lack of response... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Body Temperature: The normal body temperature for a baby is no different than the rest of us. 98.6f (37c) is considered the norm.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Vertex: Vertex position means the baby's head is down and in optimal position for delivery. It's the preferred position.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Vicks: Although the package recommends applying to your baby's chest neck and back, it is perfectly safe to use on the feet. In fact, i've had patients tell ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Aloe: Aloe is always soothing. However, it does not contain any antifungal properties. If the rash is truly fungal in origin, i'm afraid it won't resolve wi... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Throat pain: Too bad about the power outage. Those things never happen at a good time. As far as your symptoms, sounds like you might have an upper respiratory in... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Constipated?: Changes in bowel patterns are not uncommon. As long as you are able to produce one soft bowel movement per day, without stress or pain, i wouldn't wor... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: Per label, Clotrimazole 1% may be used by children.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
SIDS: No affect. Sids typically occurs when a baby is sleeping on the stomach.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Earache: This can happen from time to time. A patient is diagnosed with an ear infection, completes a course of antibiotic, but the pain persists. Likely reaso... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Pain: Testicular pain, regardless of the scenario, must be checked out. I recommend you see your doctor.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Moving limbs: It doesn't sound like anything significant, as long as he is otherwise developmentally ok. If he is being seen by his regular pediatricians at regular... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Irritability: There are many causes of irritability in a two month old. Things like constipation gas, infection, etc.. In the absence of fever, infection is unlikel... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Visual: Ringworm typically has a red raised border with a scaly center. Impetigo is described as a "honey crusted lesion" and in fact usually has a yellowish ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Ear Pain: Not all ear pain means infection. However, the only way to know is to have an examination by your doctor. A look at your ear canals and tympanic membr... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Bloody Nose: Generally speaking, a bloody nose is no cause for alarm. However, if you "always, have blood in your nostrils, you should be seen by an ent. If deemed... Read More

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Dr. Dave Burns
Feb 16, 2014
Eric enjoys his profession
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Goldstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goldstein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. We've contacted her pediatrician and she's being admitted.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. That gives me some things to bring up in her appointment.
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Thanks for your quick reply! I've already done those things. Nothing (including tubes) has helped.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Israel
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

Jacobi Medical Center

Awards

Top Pediatrician, Second Place, New York - Spring
2014
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