Dr. Marc Goldman is a native of Columbus, Georgia. He attended Hardaway High School where he graduated Class Valedictorian and he received the city wide Page One Award for Music. He attended North Texas State University where he studied as a jazz music major and he then returned to the University of Georgia graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree. He pursued his medical education at Emory University School of Medicine where he received his medical degree in 1988. After completing a medical mission in Maua, Kenya, Dr. Goldman began his General Surgery Internship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He completed his residency training in Neurosurgery and a Spine Surgery Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in 1994. Dr. Goldman then became Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurosurgery and Surgeon –in-Charge of Spine Surgery at Brown University School of Medicine/Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. He returned home in the spring of 1995 to establish this neurosurgery practice.
Dr. Goldman as authored many published scientific research articles. He serves as Faculty and Clinical Professor at the Martin Army Community Hospital, Clinical Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Georgia – Southwest Campus, and the Columbus Regional Family Practice Residency program.
Dr. Goldman is American Board Certified in Neurological Surgery and he maintains continued medical education training above and beyond board requirements. He performs surgery and hospital admissions at Midtown Medical Center, Northside Hospital, Saint Francis Hospital and outpatient surgery at The Surgery Center. He treats almost all surgical disorders of the brain and spine and has a special interest in Functional Neurosurgery. Dr. Goldman is the only neurosurgeon in the region that treats advanced Parkinson’s disease and Essential Tremor with an implantable device known as a Deep Brain Stimulator or often called DBS. Additionally, Dr. Goldman is a member of the Trauma Team at Columbus Regional Midtown Hospital and is committed to providing around the clock emergency neurosurgical care to this community and region.
Dr. Goldman is a devoted family man. He enjoys spending quality time with his wife and three children. His hobbies include tennis, running, boating, water sports as well as traveling, fine dining and music.
Meet Our Mid-Level Providers
Physician Assistants (PA’s) or Nurse Practitioners (NPs) are highly qualified health professionals who are prepared, through a demanding academic and clinical curriculum, to provide health care services with physician supervision. They gather and evaluate medical data and participate in the process of clinical decision making. Our mid-levels will also take vitals, perform physical exams, order appropriate laboratory and radiological tests, assist in surgery or in complex diagnostic procedures, participate in patient rounds, Emergency Dept., hospital consults, and diagnostic as well as therapeutic services. As a knowledgeable and skilled member of the neurosurgical health care team, the mid-level improves the patient’s access to health care and enhances the physician’s effectiveness by extending and complementing their capabilities in the delivery of health.
Joseph William Clemmons
Bill Clemmons is a highly trained and skilled physician assistant in the surgical treatment of the spine. Bill attended Wichita State University’s Physician Assistant Program, Wichita, Kansas and was an Honor Graduate. Bill has work experience for nineteen years as a surgical physician assistant for disorders of the spine. Prior to his physician assistant training, Bill was in the U.S. Army and served as an Instructor/Shooter for the Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, GA. He is certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants.