Dr. Scott Goldstein


On Feb. 15, Dr. Scott Goldstein of Philadelphia at 72. He is survived by wife of 34 years Joann (née Bielitsky). With extreme pride, he relished in the academic and career successes of his four sons Frank (Kyleigh), Samuel (Loreen), Jonathan (Haley) and Charles (Claudia). Perhaps his greatest source of joy was in his role of grandfather (“Gee”) to Charleigh, Levi and Jack. He was a beloved brother to Richard and Joel (Melissa) and a loving uncle to his many nieces and nephews. He was born on March 28, 1951, to Sam and Florence Goldstein. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York, completing his early education at Brooklyn Technical High School followed by college education at the University of Pittsburgh. He received his medical degree at the University of Buffalo (SUNY). He completed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York leading to a colon and rectal surgery fellowship at Muhlenberg Hospital. He completed a distinguished career in colon and rectal surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, retiring in July of 2022.

Contributions may be sent to the Department of Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 1100 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19107.

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