About Stewart Goldman, MD

Stewart Goldman, MD, is an internationally renowned pediatric oncologist and physician-researcher whose appointment with Phoenix Children's and the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix brings a new level of rigor, excellence and inquiry to research, education, and clinical programs.

As the Senior Vice President of Research, Dr. Goldman is tasked with continuing to grow a robust research and education enterprise in one of the fastest-growing markets in the country and recruiting the nation's top talent. He oversees a research program that consists of 700 studies, 640 research investigators and 90 research staff members.

In his role leading the Department of Child Health at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Phoenix, Dr. Goldman and his team focus on translational research across all aspects of children and family health to innovate clinical care, advance new therapies for common and rare childhood diseases, and to improve the emotional, educational, and cognitive well-being of children.

Dr. Goldman joined Phoenix Children's after an illustrious 23-year tenure at Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, where he served as the Division Head of Hematology-Oncology, Neuro-Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation and as a professor of Pediatrics.

An accomplished leader in brain tumor research, Dr. Goldman's contributions to the medical and scientific communities are significant. He's published more than 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals, has held numerous leadership positions and has been the recipient of dozens of awards acknowledging his tireless work and research, including most recently Loyola University's Stritch School of Medicine Alumni of the Year for Excellence in Research and Innovation.

Dr. Goldman earned his medical degree from Loyola University Stitch School of Medicine and completed his internship, residency, and fellowship at the University of Chicago Hospital.

Medical School / Education

Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL


University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago, IL


University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago, IL


University of Chicago Hospital, Chicago, IL


Phoenix Children's Hospital - Thomas Campus

1919 E. Thomas Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85016

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