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Eric Mathew Goldberg, MD

Academic Title:


Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Director of Capsule Endoscopy


UMMC, Room N3W62

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-8730


(410) 328-8315

Education and Training

High School: The Bullis School: Potomac, MD : Class of 89

College: Duke University: Class of 93

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine: Class of 97

Internship and Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center: 2000

Gastroenterology Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 2003


    Dr. Eric Goldberg as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Director of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He specializes in interventional endoscopy including the performance of ERCP. Esophageal and Enteral Stenting, Endoscopic Mucosal Resection and Deep Enteroscopy. He cares for patients with all types of gastrointestinal diseases but his sub-specialty skills are in the management of patients with pancreatic and biliary tract disease, large polyps, gastrointestinal bleeding and small intestinal lesions. 

Highlighted Publications

  1. Goldberg E, Titus M, Haluzka O, Darwin P. Pancreatic-duct stent placement facilitates difficult common bile duct cannulation. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005 Oct;62(4):592-6.
  2. Uradomo L, Goldberg E. Endoscopic reversal of pyloric exclusion for pancreaticoduodenal fistula. Dig Dis Sci. 2006, Feb; 51(2): 245-246.
  3. Flasar M, Goldberg E. Acute Abdominal Pain. Med Clinics of North Am. 2006, May; 90(3): 481-503.
  4. Flasar M, Cross R, Goldberg E. Acute abdominal pain. Prim Care. 2006 Sep; 33(3):659-84, vi.
  5. Fenkel J, Grasso M, Goldberg E, Feller E. Capsule endoscopy is safe in patients with pulsatile Novacor PC left ventricular assist device. Gastrointest Endoscop. 2007 Mar;65(3):559-60.
  6. Shields HM, Guss D, Somers SC, Kerfoot BP, Mandell BS, Travassos WJ, Ullman SM, Maroo S, Honan JP, Raymond LW, Goldberg EM, Leffler DA, Hayward JN, Pelletier SR, Carbo AR, Fishman LN, Nath BJ, Cohn MA, Hafler JP. A Faculty Development Program to Train Tutors to Be Discussion Leaders Rather Than Facilitators. Acad Med. 2007 May;82(5):486-492.
  7. Uradomo LT, Goldberg EM, Darwin PE. Time-limited fluoroscopy to reduce radiation exposure during ERCP: a prospective randomized trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 2007 Jul;66(1):84-9.
  8. Von Rosenvinge E, Forman J, Goldberg E. Electronic Clinical Challenges and Images in GI: Amyloidomas of the Small Bowel. Gastroenterology. 2008, Sep;135(3):e1-2.
  9. Wolff J, Goldberg E, Drachenberg CB. Large solitary rectal ulcer as a complication of prostate brachytherapy. Gastrointest Endoscop. 2009, Aug; 70(2) 389-90.
  10. Uradomo L, Goldberg E, Darwin P. Jackson Pratt fluid to serum bilirubin concentration ratio for the diagnosis of bile leaks. Gastrointest Endoscop.  2010, Jan. 71(1) 99-104.
  11. Goldberg, E, Sailey C. A 22-year old woman with abdominal pain. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences. 2010, 339 (4): 372-76.
  12. Arora M, Goldberg EM. Kaposi Sarcoma involving the gastrointestinal tract. Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2010, 6 (7) 459-62.
  13.  Laczek J, Flaser M, Goldberg E, Darwin P. Contrast does not affect cholangioscope image quality. Gut Liver 2011; Mar 5(1):116-6.
  14. Goldberg E. Hamartomatous small intestinal polyp from Tuberous Sclerosis. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2011 Dec;53(6):585
  15. Norris W, Goldberg E, Dubose J. A bullet to the head. Gastrointest Endoscop. 2011, Dec. 74(6) 1402-3.
  16. Zheng Y, Hawkins L, Wolff J, Goloubeva O, Goldberg E. Detection of lesions during capsule endoscopy: physician performance is disappointing. Am J Gastroenterol. 2012 Apr;107(4):554-60.
  17. Hawkins L, Aslinia F, Goldberg E. Complete Biliary Obstruction Without Jaundice. Gastroenterology. 2012. July;143(1): e11-12.
  18. Aslinia F, Hawkins L, Darwin P, Goldberg E. Temporary placement of a fully covered metal stent to tamponade bleeding from endoscopic papillary balloon dilation. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Jan 24. (Epub ahead of print)
  19. Goldberg E. Peroral direct cholangioscopy in patients with altered GI anatomy: proceed with extreme caution! Gastrointest Endoscop. 2012 Aug;76(2):469
  20. Goldberg E. The procedure log:  A gastroenterologist’s scorecoard. AGA Perspectives. 2013: August
  21. Halvorson L, Halsey K, Darwin P, Goldberg E. The safety and efiicacy of therapeutic ERCP in the pediatric population performed by adult gastroenterologists: Dig Dis Sci: 2013; 3611-9.
  22. Goldberg E. Palliative treatment of gastric outlet obstruction in terminal patients: SEMS. Stent every malignant stricture! Gastrointest Endosc. 2014 Jan;79(1):76-8
  23. Haito-Chavez Y, Law JK, Kratt T, Arezzo A, Verra M, Morino M, Sharaiha RZ, Poley JW, Kahaleh M, Thompson CC, Ryan MB, Choksi N, Elmunzer BJ, Gosain S, Goldberg EM, Modayil RJ, Stavropoulos SN, Schembre DB, DiMaio CJ, Chandrasekhara V, Hasan MK, Varadarajulu S, Hawes R, Gomez V, Woodward TA, Rubel-Cohen S, Fluxa F, Vleggaar FP, Akshintala VS, Raju GS, Khashab MA. International multicenter experience with an over-the-scope clipping device for endoscopic management of GI defects (with video). Gastrointest Endosc:2014; 610-22.
  24. Hollon J, Puppa EL, Greenwald B, Goldberg E, Guerrerio A, Fasano A. Effect of gliadin on permeability of intestinal biopsy explants from celiac disease patients and patients with non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Nutrients:2015; 1565-76.

Additional Publication Citations

Review Articles:


Goldberg E, Chopra S. Fulminant hepatic failure: definition, etiology and prognostic indicators. UpToDate. 2000

  1. Goldberg E, Chopra S. Overview of the treatment of fulminant hepatic failure. UpToDate. 2000
  2. Goldberg E, Chopra S, O’Donavan D. Perinatal transmission of hepatitis C virus. UpToDate. 2001
  3. Goldberg E, Lamont JT. Pneumatosis Intestinalis. UpToDate. 2002
  4. Goldberg, E, Chopra S. Diagnostic Approach to the Patient With Cirrhosis. UpToDate. 2002
  5. Goldberg, E, Chopra S. Overview of the complications, prognosis and management of cirrhosis. UpToDate. 2002
  6. Hamilton J, Chopra S, Goldberg, E. Management of pain in patients with Cirrhosis. UpToDate. 2003


Book Chapters

  1. Goldberg E, Darwin P. Choledocholithiasis. The Clinicians Guide to Pancreaticobiliary Disorders.  Eds. Ginsberg G, Ahmad N. Slack Incorporated. 2006: 47-68.
  2. Raufman, J-P., Goldberg, E. Stomach: Anatomy and Structural Anomalies. In Textbook of Gastroenterology.  5th Edition (T. Yamada, Ed.)  Blackwell, Oxford, U.K., 2009, pp889-902.
  3. Raufman, J-P., Goldberg, E. Stomach: Anatomy and Structural Anomalies. In Atlas of Gastroenterology.  4th Edition (T. Yamada, Ed.)  Blackwell, Oxford, U.K., 2009, pp220-227.
  4. Potosky D, Goldberg E. A 67-year-old woman with cirrhosis develops hepatocellular cancer. Shortly after diagnosis, she becomes jaundiced. How do you determine if the jaundice is due to cirrhosis, biliary obstruction or both? Curbside Consultation in GI Cancer for the Gastroenterologist: 49 Clinical Questions. Slack Incorporated.  2011.
  5. Hegde S, Goldberg E. Esophageal Stents in Benign Disease. Self-Expanding Stents. Gastroenterology. Slack Incorporated. 2012
  6. Cheney CP, Goldberg E, Chopra S. Cirrhosis and Portal Hypertension: An Overview. In Handbook of Liver Disease. Third Edition.  Elsevier Saunders. 2012.
  7. Goldberg E, Raufman J-P. Stomach: Anatomy and Structural Anomalies. In Textbook of Gastroenterology.  6th Edition (T. Yamada, Ed.)  In preparation.
  8. Hudson M, Goldberg E. Abdominal Pain. In  Gastroenterology Pocket. Borm Bruckmeier Publishing. 2014
  9. Cullen N. Goldberg E. Common GI Procedures. In  Gastroenterology Pocket. Borm Bruckmeier Publishing. 2014
  10. Hudson M, Kim R, Goldberg E. Endoscopic management of pancreaticobiliary injuries. Ed. Adler D. Slack Incoporated. 2015