Arnold Goldschlager, M.D.
Arnold W. Goldschlager, M.D. has practiced medicine in the San Francisco Bay Area specializing in cardiovascular disease for the past four decades and continues to maintain an active practice to this day in Burlingame and Daly City. He serves as Consulting Cardiologist at Seton Medical Center and Mills-Peninsula Health Services and as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Goldschlager’s distinguished professional accomplishments include being one of the founders of Air Ambulance, Inc. in California and Hawaii, as well as an extensive list of societies, honors, publications and clinical trials.
Dr. Goldschlager is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease and has been a member of the UCSF clinical faculty since 1970. Dr. Goldschlager received his undergraduate degree at Union College in New York and his medical degree at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and enjoys a reputation as a distinguished physician in his specialty. He performed his residency at Columbia University — Bellevue Hospital, and his Fellowships in Cardiology at Mount Sinai Hospital and UCSF. He served in the United States Air Force in the Department of Medicine and as Chief of Medicine at Selfridge Air Force Base in Michigan.
Dr. Goldschlager is active in many community organizations. He currently serves as Vice-President-Director of the Rich Island Gun Club and a board member of Tinsley Island of the St. Francis Yacht Club. He previously served as a Director of the Air Ambulance Board and Safari Club International, San Francisco Bay Area Chapter. Dr. Goldschlager is a member of the Mzuri Wildlife Foundation and is the 2012 recipient of the Mzuri Wildlife Foundation’s Steven E. Nelson Sportsman of the Year Award. The Steven E. Nelson award is regarded as one of the most prestigious awards in shooting sports. Through his involvement with the Mzuri Wildlife Foundation, Dr. Goldschlager supports grass roots environmental and game preservation projects in sub-Sahara Africa, and is especially interested in supporting youth hunter education and recruiting women into the shooting sports.
Dr. Goldschlager’s family supports his interests and passions. His wife, Dr. Nora Goldschlager is also a distinguished physician who is the Co-Director of Cardiology at San Francisco General Hospital and Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCSF School of Medicine. She has authored many books and articles. Daughter Hilary is qualified as a paramedic and swimming coach, and is also an accomplished hunter and sportswoman. Daughter Nina is a science editor at a major scientific publishing house.