Larry B. Goldstein, MD

  • Chair, Department of Neurology
  • Co-Director, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute


Dr. Larry B. Goldstein is the Ruth L. Works Professor, the Chairman of the Department of Neurology and Co-Director of the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute. He received his medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed his neurology residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and a research fellowship in cerebrovascular disease at Duke University. An internationally known expert, Goldstein focuses on stroke-related clinical care, research and education. He has received numerous teaching and other professional awards and served in leadership positions in regional and national organizations focused on neurology, stroke and related disorders.

Personal Statement

My focus for the last 30 years has been on stroke, stroke prevention, stroke treatment and post-stroke recovery. One of the things that we're doing here at UK is, as the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute evolves, we're bringing together our clinicians, our clinical investigators and our basic translational researchers to advance stroke care.

Faculty Rank

  • Ruth L. Works Professor

Training & Education


Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York


Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York
Neurology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York


Research, Vascular Neurology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N.C.

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Vascular Neurology

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