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Anne Carol Goldberg, MD

Anne Carol Goldberg, MD, HS ’83, associate professor of medicine, is an international expert in clinical lipid research and the emerging specialty of clinical lipidology.

Starting in 1983, Goldberg worked with the renowned Gustav Schonfeld, MD on a clinical trial providing evidence that lowering blood cholesterol reduced the risk of cardiovascular death. In the more than 30 years since, she has performed clinical research that has contributed substantially to improving care for blood lipid disorders.

Goldberg is considered a caring and thorough physician focused on difficult-to-treat hyperlipidemia. She is known for her work with children and adults with familial hypercholesterolemia and recently established a lipid apheresis center. She has been listed in Best Doctors in America every year since 1999. At Washington University Medical School she received the Distinguished Clinician Award and the Barnes Jewish Hospital Medical Staff Association Neville Grant Award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine.

Goldberg also is very highly regarded as an educator for medical students, residents, fellows and others, including physical and occupational therapy students, dietetic students and lay audiences. She is particularly well known and appreciated for her dedication to mentoring female students; she is a former member of the Gender Equity Subcommittee and a past president of the Washington University Academic Women’s Network.

Goldberg has held leadership positions in several national professional organizations. She served on the expert panel of the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute working on cholesterol treatment guidelines, which were recently released by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the American Heart Association, and the National Lipid Association, of which she is a past president (2007-08) and recipient of its President’s Service Award (2012). At Washington University Medical Center she served the Department of Medicine intern selection committee and the Medical School’s Committee on Admissions.  She has served for many years on the Mentors in Medicine Research Program Review Committee and as co-master of the Erlanger-Graham Society.

She joined the Washington University faculty in 1983, after completing an undergraduate degree at Radcliffe College, Harvard University, and a medical degree at the University of Maryland in 1977. She completed residency at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago and fellowship at Washington University.

The Washington University Medical Center Alumni Association is pleased to present its Resident/Fellow Alumni Achievement Award to Dr. Goldberg.

Published: 05/12/2014