David Goldenberg, MD

David Goldenberg, MD

Otolaryngology (ENT) Hershey, PA

Professor and Chief of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine

Office Address

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  • 500 University Dr
    Hershey, PA 17033
    Phone: (717) 531-8945
    Fax: (717) 531-6160


  • I am a board certified, academic otolaryngologist- head and neck surgeon who specializes in head and neck oncology and surgery . My clinical expertise is in the surgical management of patients with head and neck (oral cavity, oropharynx, larynx, paranasal sinuses, neck) cancers, thyroid cancers, salivary gland tumors, head and neck skin cancers as well as parathyroid disease. I perform Trans oral robotic surgery (TORS) for select head and neck cancers and minimally invasive radioguided parathyroid surgery (MIRP) for parathyroid adenomas. My research interests: Include translational and clinical research of head & neck and thyroid cancers.

Dr. Goldenberg's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Otolaryngology (ENT): Head & Neck Oncologic Surgery
  • Clinical Interests: Squamous Cell Carcinoma; Carcinoma; Thyroid Gland; Parathyroid Neoplasms; Operative Surgical Procedures; Robotic Surgery

Dr. Goldenberg's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • DirectorPenn State College of Medicine, Penn State Hershey Medical Center
  • Professor of Surgery and OncologyThe Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
  • Associate DirectorPenn Hershey Cancer Institute
  • Associate ProfessorThe Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA
    (Tenure track)
  • InstructorJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD
  • FellowJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Baltimore, MD

Dr. Goldenberg's Education & Medical Training

  • Johns Hopkins UniversityJohns Hopkins UniversityFellowship, Head and Neck Surgery and Oncology
  • Ben Gurion University of the NegevBen Gurion University of the NegevMedical School, MD
  • Ben Gurion University of the NegevBen Gurion University of the NegevOther Training, B.S., Medical Sciences

Dr. Goldenberg's Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical LicenseMD State Medical License2005 - 2014
  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2005 - 2014
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical License2002 - 2014
  • American Board of OtolaryngologyAmerican Board of OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology, Current

Dr. Goldenberg's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery FoundationDistinguished Service AwardAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, 2013
  • U.S. News and World Report Top Doctors -Top 1% in the nationU.S. News and World Report, 2012, 2013
  • Best Doctors in America2011, 2012, 2013
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Dr. Goldenberg's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Trends in Intraoperative neural monitoring of the recurrent laryngeal nerve amongst Otolaryngologists and General surgeonsHo Y, Goldenberg D, European Archives of Oto-Rhino Laryngology, 1/31/2013
  • Do Black (Dark) Lymph Node Metastases in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Suggest More Advanced or Aggressive Disease?Crist HS, Evans J, Mani H, Saunders B, Fornadley J, Camacho F, Goldenberg D, Thyroid, 1/24/2013
  • Recurrence of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer in the ElderlyBoltz MM, Hollenbeak C, Schaeffer EW, Saunders BD, Goldenberg D, European Journal of Endocrinology, 1/21/2013
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Tracheotomy: Comprehensive Management Guide

    Editors: Seidman L, Goldenberg D & Sinz L.Cambridge Medical Publishing
  • Handbook of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery

    Editors: Goldenberg D, Goldstein BJ.Thieme Publishers
  • eMedicine JournalChapter: Minimally invasive Parathyroidectomy
    Goldenberg D., Goyal, N
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  • Updates in Thyroid SurgeryHershey, PA - 6/26/2013
  • Tracheostomy: techniques, advantages and trendsLondon, UK - 6/17/2013
  • Vocal Cord Mobility Disorders – Session 5 ModeratorLondon, UK - 6/17/2013
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  • Education Committee- American Head and Neck SocietyChair2011 - Present
  • Endocrine Committee- American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck SurgeryMember2010 - Present

Dr. Goldenberg's Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Hebrew

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

Industry Relationships

  • Editor in ChiefElsevier Inc
    2013 - Present
    Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

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