Jerry Goldstone, MD
#10 – 1996
Jerry Goldstone was born and raised in Oregon, attended the University of Washington for undergraduate studies and received his medical degree (cum laude) from the University of Oregon Medical School (now Oregon Health & Science University). His surgical training followed at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) and with a fellowship at Harvard Medical School and the Peter Bent Brigham (now Brigham and Women’s) Hospital. Upon completion of his training in 1972 he joined the faculty at UCSF.
After 8 years he was recruited to the University of Arizona College of Medicine as Professor of Surgery and Chief of Vascular Surgery. In 1984 he returned to UCSF after the death of one of his mentors, Edwin J Wylie, as Professor and ultimately served as Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and vice-chairman (and interim Chairman) of the Department of Surgery.
In 1999 he joined the faculty at University Hospitals of Cleveland and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) School of Medicine as Professor of Surgery and Chief of Vascular Surgery and also served as Vice-Chairman and, again, interim Chairman of the Department of Surgery. In 2014, upon retiring from clinical practice, he was appointed Professor Emeritus at CWRU.
He was a member of the organizing committee and a founding member of the Western Vascular Society and served as its 10th President. He has held leadership positions in numerous other medical organizations, including the presidency of 6 surgical societies. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Distinguished Fellow of the Society for Vascular Surgery, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
He has authored more than 260 original scientific publications and book chapters, and 4 texts, the most recent being Emergency Vascular Surgery (2nd Ed), published in 2018. He is notably most proud of the 51 clinical and 12 research fellows that he has mentored. He remains professionally active, teaching at Stanford University School of Medicine, consulting for new medical device companies in Silicon Valley, and as a member of the editorial board of Journal of Vascular Surgery. He and his wife Linda have been married for over 50 years and live in San Francisco where they raised their 3 children.
1996 Annual Meeting
Dana Point, CA