Dr. Lawrence N. Goldman
Dr. Lawrence N. Goldman is a board certified gastroenterologist who evaluates and treats medical conditions of the stomach, intestines and liver. A seasoned physician, Dr. Goldman has spent more than 30 years caring for patients and performing procedures in the gastroenterology field. This experience has given him exposure to all levels of digestive health disorders and has allowed him to help thousands of patients manage and restore their gastrointestinal health.
For over a decade, Dr. Goldman has practiced gastroenterology on the beautiful island of St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). Dr. Goldman has a private practice and is affiliated with the Roy Lester Schneider Hospital.
Prior to relocating to St. Thomas 10 years ago, Dr. Goldman practiced gastroenterology in other communities including San Diego, California, El Cajon, California, Atlanta, Georgia and Birmingham, Alabama.
Dr. Goldman is highly credentialed, having earned a medical degree from the Chicago School of Medicine and an undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia. He trained (residency and fellowship) at the University of Alabama Hospitals and Clinics and engaged in post-graduate studies at the Academic Medical Center in the Netherlands and at the University of Utah.
Dr. Goldman and his wife, Helen, have a grown daughter, two grown sons and three grandchildren. The Goldmans enjoy life in the Caribbean and can usually be found sailing in the waters of the British Virgin Islands during time away from the office.
Dr. David W. Dozer
Dr. David Dozer is the newest associate at the VI Gastroenterology office on St. Thomas. Specializing in IBS, IBD and Pancreatic Biliary Diseases, in addition to the liver, stomach and gastrointestinal tract, Dr. Dozer is a seasoned medical professional with an impressive array of stateside experience.
After attending medical school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Dr. Dozer threw himself into his Internal Medicine training at the University of Kentucky, and then continued fine tuning his educational experience with a GI Fellowship at the University of Chicago. When his education was complete, Dr. Dozer returned to Milwaukee, WI where he grew his practice and raised his family for 23 years.
During his time in the Midwest, Dr. Dozer would dream of moving somewhere warm, escaping the brutal winters, and spending some quality time on the water. Dr. Dozer was first introduced to the St. Thomas medical community when he covered for Dr. Goldman 3 years ago. The two grew their professional relationship with Dr. Dozer continuing to fill in for Dr. Goldman, during which time he was found feeling right at home on St. Thomas and the island lifestyle.
Dr. Dozer made his dream a reality and began his practice at Virgin Islands Gastroenterology. He looks forward to caring for the people on St. Thomas for many years to come, and making the islands his permanent home. When he is not in the office, he can be found exploring the island, sailing and scuba diving, participating in triathlons and training for St. John's 8 Tough Miles, all while soaking in the year-round beauty St. Thomas has to offer. He knows his adult children, twins Amy and Andrew, and daughter Diana will enjoy visiting him in his new home and anticipates many happy memories with his family and new community.