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Richard   Goldstein DVM

Adjunct Professor


BSC Institute of Biological Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
DVM Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
(Internship) Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
(Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California, Davis, CA


Endocrinology Society Research Award, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2008

Award of Distinction, Keeshond Club of America, 2007

Norden Distinguished Teaching Award, 2004

ECVIM-CA Outstanding Research Award, 2000

Outstanding Veterinary Student Graduate (Top in Class), 1993

Summa Cum Laude, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1993

Publication Highlights

Autio K, Rassnick KM, Goldstein RE, Erb HN. Microalbuminuria is not associated with cisplatin-induced azotemia in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. Nov-Dec 2007;21(6):1198-1202.

Kiselow MA, Rassnick KM, McDonough SP, Goldstein RE, Simpson KW, Weinkle TK, Erb HN. Outcome of cats with low-grade lymphocytic lymphoma: 41 cases (1995-2005). J Am Vet Med Assoc. Feb 1 2008;232(3):405-410.

Janeczko S, Atwater D, Bogel E, Greiter-Wilke A, Gerold A, Baumgart M, Bender H, McDonough PL, McDonough SP, Goldstein RE, Simpson KW. The relationship of mucosal bacteria to duodenal histopathology, cytokine mRNA, and clinical disease activity in cats with inflammatory bowel disease. Vet Microbiol. Apr 1 2008;128(1-2):178-193. Epub 2007 Oct 22.

Shanies TA, Goldstein RE, Njaa BL, Atwater DZ, Chang YF, Simpson KW. The search for intact Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria in kidneys from dogs suspected of suffering From “Lyme Nephritis”. J Vet Intern Med. Jul-Aug 2008;22(4):860-865.

Cianciolo RE, Bischoff K, Ebel JG, Van Winkle TJ, Goldstein RE, Serfilippi LM. Clinicopathologic, histologic, and toxicologic findings in 70 cats inadvertently exposed to pet food contaminated with melamine and cyanuric acid. J Am Vet Med Assoc. Sep 1 2008;233(5):729-737.

Sekis I, Ramstead K, Rishniw M, Schwark WS, McDonough SP, Goldstein RE, Papich M, Simpson KW. Single-dose pharmacokinetics and genotoxicity of metronidazole in cats. J Feline Med Surg. Feb 2009;11(2):60-68. Epub Jan 19 2009.

Schaefer DM, Priest H, Stokol T, Goldstein RE, Belcher N. Anticoagulant-dependent in vitro hemagglutination in a cat. Vet Clin Pathol. Jun 2009;38(2):194-200. Epub Mar 12 2009.

Goldstein RE. Quantitative measurement of C6 antibody to assess response to antibiotic treatment in dogs.Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarians. 2009;31(4)(A).

Schaefer C, Goldstein RE. Canine primary hyperparathyroidism. Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian. 2009;31(8):382-390.

Goldstein RE, Narala S, Sabet N, Goldstein O, and McDonough SP. Primary hyperoxaluria in cats is caused by a mutation in the feline GRHPR gene. Journal of Heredity 100 (Supplement 1): S2-S7, 2009.

Richard E. Rawson RE, Dispensa ME, Goldstein RE, Nicholson KW, Vidal NK. A simulation for teaching the basic and clinical science of fluid therapy. Adv Physiol Educ. 2009;33:202-208.

Sox EM, Goldstein RE. The use of gadolinium diethylenetriamine pentaacetic acid, as measured by ELISA, in the determination of glomerular filtration rates in cats. J Feline Med Surg. Oct 2010;12(10):738-745.

Rawlinson RE, Goldstein RE, Reiter AM, Atwater DZ, Harvey CE. Association of periodontal disease with systemic health indices and the systemic response to periodontal treatment. J Am Vet Med Assoc. Mar 2011;1:238(5):601-609.

Sykes JE, Hartmann K, Lunn KF, Moore GE, Stoddard RA, Goldstein RE. 2010 ACVIM/ISCAID small animal consensus statement on leptospirosis: diagnosis, epidemiology, treatment, and prevention. JVIM. Jan-Feb 2011;25(1):1-13.

Midence JN, Leutenegger CM, Chandler AM and Goldstein RE. Effects of recent Leptospira vaccination on whole blood real-time PCR testing in healthy client owned dogs. JVIM. Jan-Feb 2012;26(1):149-52.

McGonigle KM, Randolph JF, Center SA, Goldstein RE. Mineralocorticoid before glucocorticoid deficiency in a dog with primary hypoadrenocorticism and hypothyroidism. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. Jan-Feb 2013;49(1):54-57.



Diplomate, Companion Animals, European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine


Research Interests in Leptospira