Dr. Roger Goldstein

Specialist, Respiratory Medicine

Dr. Roger Goldstein

Industry Expertise

Internationally recognized expertise in the management of chronic respiratory disease, with a focus on the application of rehabilitation and long term ventilation
Specialist, West Park Healthcare Centre's for Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Chronic Assisted Ventilatory Care (CAVC) Services; These services offer in-patient and out-patient rehabilitation and the full spectrum of care for individuals who require ongoing mechanical assistance to help them breathe

Areas of Expertise 

Respiratory Medicine
Respiratory Rehabilitation
Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Long term ventilation
Health Related Quality of life


Victoria University, Manchester UK
Research Fellowships, University of Toronto and the University of California in
San Francisco.

Additional Appointments

Professor of Medicine and Physical Therapy, University of Toronto
Chair, West Park's Research and Education Council
Respirologist, University Health Network 
Graduate Program Rehabilitation Science

Tom Petty Distinguished Pulmonary Scholar Award conferred by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation in recognition of outstanding contributions to the science of exercise and the treatment of pulmonary disease.
The Samuel J. Sills Distinguished Scholar Award from the Trudeau Society for outstanding contributions to respiratory rehabilitation.
Founding Scientific Chair, Canadian COPD Alliance and Canadian Respiratory Conference





Sample of publications 

• Lee AL, Zabjek K, Goldstein RS, Brooks D. Systematic Review of Postural Assessment in Individuals With Obstructive Respiratory Conditions: Measurement and Clinical Associations. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2017;37(2):90-102. 

• Lee AL, Harrison SL, Goldstein RS, Brooks D. Pain and its clinical associations in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD): A systematic review. Chest. 2015;147(5):1246-1258. doi:10.1378/chest.14-2690. 

• Goldstein RS, O’Hoski S. Telemedicine in COPD:  A time to pause. Chest. 2014;145(5):945-949. Epub 2014/05/07. Click here
Dolmage TE, Goldstein RS. The effects of one-legged exercise training of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Chest. 2008;133(2):370-376.