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Jeffrey D Goldsmith [M.D.]

  • Titles : Director of Gastrointestinal Pathology, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Affiliations : Consultant in Gastrointestinal and Bone/Soft Tissue Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

  • Graduated from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI in 1991
  • Graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI in 1996
  • Completed residency in anatomic/clinical pathology at The University of Pennsylviania Medical Center in 2001
  • Completed fellowship in gastrointestinal, hepatic and surgical pathology at The University of Pennsylvania Medical Center in 2002
  • Board certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology


Jeff started playing the piano at the ripe age of 40.  He can now play with two hands and 2 feet simultaneously, and has been tackled by the works of Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Grieg, Debussy, and Shostakovich.

  • Director of Surgical Pathology Laboratory, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center:  2011-2016
  • Chair, Immunohistochemistry Committee, College of American Pathologists:  2009-2012
  • President, Rodger Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society: 2016-2017

  • Heher Y, Chen Y, Pyatibrat S, Yoon E, Goldsmith J, Sands K.  Achieving High Reliability in Histology:  An Improvement Series to Reduce Errors.  Am J Clin Pathol.  2016.  In press.
  • Srivastava A, Appelman H, Goldsmith JD, Davison JM, Hart J, Krasinskas AM.  The Use of Ancillary Stains in the Diagnosis of Barrett Esophagus and Barrett Esopagus-Associated Dysplasia:  Recommendations from the Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society.  Am J Surg Pathol.  2017.  In press.
  • Fitzgibbons PL, Goldsmith JD, Souers RJ, Fatheree LA, Volmar KE, Stuart LN, Nowak JA, Astles R, Nakleh RE.  Analytic Validation of Immunohistochemical Assays.  A Comparison of Laboratory Practices Before and After Introduction of an Evidence-Based Guideline.  Arch Pathol Lab Med.  2017.  In Press.
  • Stuart LN, Volmar KE, Nowak JA, Fatheeree LA, Souers RJ, Fitzgibbons PL, Goldsmith JD, Astles R, Nakley RE.  Analytic Validation of Immunohistochemical Assays.  New Benchmark Data from a Survey of 1085 Laboratories.  Arch Pathol Lab Med.  2017.  In Press.
  • Zhang L, Pleskow DK, Turzhitsky, Yee EU, Berzin TM, Sawhney M, Shinagare S, Vitkin E, Zakharov Y, Khan U, Wang F, Goldsmith JD, Goldberg S, Chuttani R, Itzkan I, Qiu L, Perelman LT.  Light Scattering Spectroscopy Identifies the Malignant Potential of Pancreatic Cysts during Endoscopy.  Nat Biomed Engin.  2017 March:1:1-7.
  • Badran YR, Dedeoglu F, Castillo JML, Bainter W, Ohsumi TK, Bousvaros A, Goldsmith JD, Geha RS, Chou J.  Human RELA Haploinsufficiency Results in Autosomal Dominant Chronic Mucocutaneous Ulceration.  J Exp Med. 2017.  In press.
  • Hill KE, Kelly AD, Kujjer ML, Barry W, Rattani A, Garbutt CC, Kissick H, Janeway K, Perez-Atayde A, Goldsmith JD, Gebhardt MC, Arredouani MS, Cote G, Hornicek F, Choy E, Duan Z, Quackenbush J, Haibe-Kains, B, Spentzos.  An Imprinted Non-coding Genomic Cluster at 14q32 Defines Clinicall Relevant Molecular Subtypes in Osteosarcoma Across Multiple Independent Subsets.  J Heme Onc.  2017.  In press.

  • Diagnostic Pitfalls in Surgical Pathology: Gynecologic, GI, Breast and Head & Neck Pathology

Past Lectures

  • A Practical Approach to the Histologic Diagnosis of Idiopathic Inflammatory Bowel Disease (06/21/2018)
  • Oncologist-Induced Disease of the Gastrointestinal Tract: New Developments (06/20/2018)
  • Utility of Immunohistochemistry in Medical Diseases and Pre-Invasive Lesions of the Gastrointestinal Tract (06/19/2018)
  • Particulars and Peculiarities of Pediatric Gastrointestinal Pathology (06/19/2018)
  • Those Pesky Intraepithelial Lymphocytes: An Approach to the Diagnosis of Celiac Disease and it Mimics (06/18/2018)


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