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Richard Goldenberg, M.D. Dousedaicon Employed Provider

Primary care physician, internal medicine
Languages: English
Specialties:
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
It's important for Dr. Richard Goldenberg to cultivate relationships with his patients, as he feels this facilitates good decision-making. He takes the time to explain complex medical issues in a way that patients can understand.

Dr. Goldenberg believes that more care is not always better care. "My role is to coach patients in the prudent use of medical resources in an increasingly complex medical world and act as their advocate," he says.

After receiving his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in Massachusetts, he completed an internship and residency at Boston VA Medical Center.

In his free time, Dr. Goldenberg enjoys hiking, reading and all things French.
Education
Institution
Type
Year
Boston University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1984
Boston VA Medical Center
Residency
1987
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Clinical Interests
  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Bowel Movement
  • Abnormal Glucose Metabolism
  • Abnormal Pap
  • Abnormal Stool
  • Abrasion
  • Acne
  • Actinic Cheilitis
  • Acute Arthritis
  • Aging
  • Alcohol Dependency
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Wheezing
  • Allergies
  • Allergy To Insects
  • Altered Bowel Habits
  • Anal Itching
  • Anal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Angular Cheilitis
  • Animal Bite
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Annual Examination
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Aphthous Ulcers
  • Arm Pain
  • Arm Weakness
  • Arthralgia
  • Arthropathy
  • Asthma
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • B12 Deficiency Anemia
  • Back Injury
  • Back Muscle Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Bedbugs
  • Bereavement
  • Bilateral Knee Pain
  • Birthmark
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Blister
  • Blood In Stool
  • Blurred Vision
  • Breast Lump
  • Bright Red Blood Per Rectum
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruising
  • Burns
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiovascular Disease Management
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerumen Removal
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Cervicitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chlamydia
  • Choking Sensation
  • Cholesterol Disorders
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Chronic Abdominal Pain
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Migraines
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Claudication
  • Cold Intolerance
  • Cold Sore
  • College Health
  • Common Cold
  • Concussion
  • Concussion Testing
  • Confusion
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constant Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Coping
  • Cough
  • Cystitis
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Decrease In Appetite
  • Decreased Libido
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia
  • Depressed Mood
  • Depression
  • Dermatophytosis
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Management
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Diabetes Therapy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diet And Exercise
  • Diet And Nutrition
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Disorder Of Balance
  • Distractible
  • Diverticulitis
  • Diverticulosis
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Reaction
  • Dry Nose
  • Dry Scalp
  • Dry Sinus
  • Dry Skin
  • Dyshidrosis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysphoria
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Dysuria
  • Ear Discharge
  • Ear Drainage
  • Ear Exam
  • Ear Infections
  • Ear Pressure
  • Earache
  • Eczema
  • Elbow Pain
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Emphysema
  • Employee Health
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Environmental Allergies
  • Epicondylitis
  • Epigastric Pain
  • Epistaxis
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Eructation
  • Erythema
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Pain
  • Eye Strain
  • Face Swelling
  • Facial Nerve Palsy And Paresis
  • Facial Pain
  • Facial Tingling
  • Falls
  • Family History Heart Disease
  • Family History Of Cancer
  • Fasciculations
  • Fatigue
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Fever
  • Fever With Chills
  • Fibroids
  • First Degree Burns
  • Flatulence
  • Floaters
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Follicular Cyst Of Ovary
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Foot Pain
  • Frailty
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Genital Warts
  • Gluten Sensitivity
  • Gout
  • Grief
  • Groin Mass
  • Groin Pain
  • Hand Pain
  • Head Congestion
  • Head Lump
  • Headache
  • Health Maintenance
  • Hearing Loss
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Racing
  • Heat Intolerance
  • Heel Pain
  • Hematochezia
  • Hematuria
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Hernia
  • Herpes
  • Herpes Zoster
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Hip Pain
  • Hirsutism
  • Hoarseness
  • Hpv Vaccination
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunizations
  • Impacted Cerumen
  • Impetigo
  • Infectious Mononucleosis
  • Influenza
  • Ingrowing Toenail
  • Ingrown Hair
  • Ingrown Nail
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Injury To Foot
  • Injury To Hand
  • Insect Bites
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Intention Tremor
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Itchy Ear
  • Jaundice
  • Joint Stiffness
  • Joint Swelling
  • Joint Warmth
  • Keloid
  • Keratin Cyst
  • Keratitis
  • Keratosis Pilaris
  • Knee Click
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Leg Numbness
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Weakness
  • Lethargy
  • Lice
  • Lifestyle Modification
  • Lipoma
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lump In Throat
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Memory Disorders
  • Men's Health
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Menometrorrhagia
  • Migraine
  • Mmr Vaccine
  • Mood Symptoms
  • Motion Sickness
  • Mouth Bleeding
  • Mouth Pain
  • Mouth Ulcer
  • Muscle Cramps
  • Muscle Strain
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myalgia
  • Nail Diseases
  • Nasal Congestion
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Injury
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Nipple Discharge
  • Noisy Breathing
  • Norovirus
  • Nose Pain
  • Numbness
  • Nutrition And Health
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Obesity
  • Odynophagia
  • Optic Migraines
  • Orthopnea
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otalgia
  • Otitis
  • Overweight
  • Pain In Digit
  • Palpitations
  • Panic Reaction
  • Paresthesia
  • Paronychia
  • Patellofemoral Syndrome
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Discharge
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases
  • Persistent Cough
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Poison Ivy
  • Poison Oak
  • Polypharmacy
  • Positional Vertigo
  • Post Nasal Drip
  • Prediabetes
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Problems With Smell And Taste
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Examination
  • Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Pruritus
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Rash
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Pain
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Rhinitis
  • Rosacea
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Scab
  • Scabies
  • Scaly Skin
  • Sciatica
  • Scratchy Voice
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Seasonal Allergies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sensitive Skin
  • Severe Asthma
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Sinus Pain
  • Sinus Pressure
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Abscess
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Smoker's Cough
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Spider Bite
  • Splinter Removal
  • Sprain
  • Sputum Production
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Stomach Pain
  • Straining On Urination
  • Strep Throat
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Stridor
  • Stye
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Sunburn
  • Suture Removal
  • Swallowing Problem
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Pain
  • Throat Tightness
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Tick-Borne Infections
  • Tinea Corporis
  • Tinea Pedis
  • Tingling
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Abuse
  • Tobacco Use Cessation
  • Tongue Pain
  • Tongue Swelling
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Travel Medicine
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tremor
  • Tuberculosis Testing
  • Twitching
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Type I Diabetes
  • Unsteady Gait
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urticaria
  • Vaccines
  • Varicella Vaccination
  • Varicella Virus
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Conjunctivitis
  • Visual Discomfort
  • Visual Disturbance
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vitamin Deficiency
  • Voice Problems
  • Vomiting
  • Vulvovaginitis
  • Warts
  • Weakness
  • Weight Loss
  • Weight Problem
  • Wellness
  • Wheezing
  • Wrist Pain
  • Wrist Sprain
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.5 out of 5 (251 Ratings, 67 Comments)


100

11/07/2018
Dr. Goldenberg has been my primary care physician for nearly 20 years. I am quite satisfied with the care.
100

11/04/2018
I appreciate Dr Goldenberg knowledge and manners
90

11/01/2018
everyone did a great job and seemed to be enjoying what they were doing
100

10/31/2018
I mentioned new issues I was having and received an immediate response from my provider.
100

10/31/2018
Dr. Goldenberg is top-notch, straight-forward, methodical, logical and easy to understand. For my needs, I wouldn't want anyone else
100

10/25/2018
Always listens [...].
40

10/19/2018
I thought he was a bit of a jerk about me not wanting the flu shot. [...]
100

10/10/2018
Dr. Goldenberg takes time to answer all my questions and explains everything to my satisfaction.
100

10/04/2018
I have recommended several people to Dr R Goldenberg. Their follow-through has now placed them in the capable hands of Dr Goldenberg.
100

09/30/2018
Provider was great. Very knowledgable and spent an appropriate amount of time with me.
50

08/30/2018
Feel that he is not listening to me
100

08/29/2018
Dr. Goldenberg is one of the best doctors I have ever been too. All of the doctors I have dealt with at Dousedaicon over the years are top notch and not too far behind Dr. Goldenberg. Nurse [...] is one of the best and smartest nurses I have had.
100

08/28/2018
Dr.Goldenberg is by far the finest physician I've seen. He is very professional & empathetic. I have recommended him to my friends and all have had a very positive impression as well , & continue to be his patients.
100

08/23/2018
I have always had excellent experiences with my physician (care provider).
100

08/23/2018
great doctor. the best everything
80

08/07/2018
We have had prompt care.
100

08/02/2018
Best provider I have had!
100

08/01/2018
Goldenberg is an excellent diagnostician.
90

07/31/2018
Just liked Dr.'s manner and thoroughness. Solid and steady.
100

07/29/2018
everything was wonderful about my appointment and all went well. I was very pleased with everything
100

07/26/2018
This visit was a follow up after being in the hosp. over night! They wanted me to see my doctor as soon as possible, however I couldn't get an appointment for 3 weeks!
100

07/15/2018
My Dr. was VERY knowledgeable, and was as if not more thorough than any Dr. I've seen. Very good experience.
100

07/11/2018
Both M.D. and Hospital techs were very professional administering their care.
20

06/18/2018
Doctor was pressed for time. Did not listen to me, cut off my sentences and made clinical judgements and decision based on limited information, if not, impulsive clinical decision making.
100

06/17/2018
He can evaluate objective info o(tests, etc) from the test results. We usually talk about social/emotional/experience things that impact health and are important...and more interesting to talk about. When we need to talk about diabetes specifically, since it's hard to manage, we talk about that, too.
100

06/11/2018
it's always been good.
100

06/11/2018
all good.
100

06/05/2018
Dr Goldenberg is great. a good listener, easy to talk to. [...]
100

06/05/2018
[...] Dr Goldenberg is a great physician. I am very satisfied with the health care attention he is providing me. He communicates in terms that are understandable.
100

05/30/2018
very good
90

05/29/2018
Dr. Goldenberg is outstanding when making referrals for my special needs. I am confident in his choices, and grateful for his sincere personal care.
100

05/27/2018
Always very helpful.
10

05/23/2018
I am seeking a new provider based on this visit.
100

05/21/2018
no bad experiences .There a great team.Thank you
80

05/17/2018
Dr. Goldenberg has been my Doctor for years, I am happy with him.
100

05/15/2018
Dr. Goldenberg has always Listened. He treats conservatively which is also my preference.
100

05/08/2018
Overall fine experience every time I've seen Dr Goldenberg
100

04/29/2018
Always there when needed.
80

04/29/2018
Wonderful help on phone from reception area workers.
100

04/24/2018
its all good
90

04/08/2018
Dr. Goldenburg always is very willing to work with you and find the right specialist.
100

04/03/2018
Dr Goldenberg is personable, down to earth, and always takes as much time as necessary. Not in a rush to get to the next patient
90

03/20/2018
I didn't get an appointment as quick as I thought I would like, because he was on vacation. He didn't have anyone who could see me. I had to wait about 3 weeks to see him. I did go to emergency for guidance.
100

03/18/2018
only problem was took to long to get appointment.
70

03/16/2018
I felt that the treatment should have been more aggressive.
90

03/13/2018
He asked a lot of questions and really took time with me.
80

03/06/2018
dr. goldenberg said that he didn"t think I had epilepsy and I quit taking keppra for it I have had no nausea or pessout spelld in the laqst 3 months.
80

02/27/2018
I like Dr. Goldenberg and his team.
100

02/12/2018
the doctor was kind and professional. very knowledgeable.
 

02/12/2018
When the actual appointment finally arrived Dr. Goldenberg was extremely rude, egotistical, condescending and dismissive. He doesn't have current records transferred ahead of time, and the office staff didn't have things entered. He didn't take a complete medical history, but he spent a lot of time on the computer with old information. When he learned that I had 2 specialist handling some of my care, his attitude became worse. He seemed immediately irritated that I did not want to transfer the care from my specialist to him. My physical consisted of listening to my heart and lungs. He told me doing blood work annually is old fashioned, even though I am 73yrs old. He checked my thyroid & checked for Hepatitis C. I wonder how he thinks he can catch potential problems with no blood work and a poor physical. I am retired from the Medical profession, and we have lived all over the U. S. Therefore, I have worked with many doctors professionally over the years and I have had many different doctors as my primary care physicians. I have always had respect and excellent rapport with each of them. This is the worst doctor I have ever experienced professionally or for my personal care. His attitude was unacceptable. I believe all patients should be treated with respect and it is disappointing that someone who is a Diplomat of the Academy behaves so poorly.
90

02/12/2018
This was my first appointment with Dr. Goldenberg. He researched my past medical records and definitely addressed all my questions and concerns. He developed a plan to address my medical concerns.
100

02/06/2018
Doctor very understanding regarding a very emotional situation and very supportive.
100

01/28/2018
Dr G. is always thorough
100

01/26/2018
Dr. G always listens and answers. my questions on a way I can understand
90

01/16/2018
I feel that the Dr. and his staff are looking out for my health care needs
90

01/14/2018
very professional. This was my first visit. Listened to my questions and treated me with respect.
60

01/13/2018
Little focus on individual care or willingness to seek superior care. Example: Hyaluronic injections or statin alternatives for high cholesterol.
90

01/10/2018
I have never had a bad experience with Dousedaicon or any of the care givers and or Personal with in.
100

01/10/2018
always have a good experience with Dr Goldenberg's office. [...] Goldenberg is the best doctor I have ever found
100

01/10/2018
Everything and everyone was just fine.
100

01/09/2018
[...] This was the first visit with my new primary care physician. I was very satisfied with the time he spent with me and the answers to questions I had.
100

01/09/2018
always treated with promptness and respect.
100

01/09/2018
had to change primary care physicians. This was initial visit. very pleased with Dr. Goldenburg and staff.
100

01/08/2018
Dr Goldenberg cares.
100

12/20/2017
Whether it's routine care or a serious medical condition it is addressed quickly and efficiently as with my CAD diagnosis.
100

12/13/2017
excellent, very good.
100

12/13/2017
subtle sense of humor.....nice!
 
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