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Paul W. Goetz, PhD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Psychology

BIOGRAPHY


Paul Goetz, Ph.D, is an assistant professor of Surgery in Cardiac Behavioral Medicine at the Bluhm Cardivascular Institute and an assistant professor of Psychiatry at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine.  He is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in cardiac psychology.  He works with cardiac patients on psychological issues related to their cardiac health, including anxiety before and after surgery, post-surgical depression, anxiety about implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD), and health behavior changes.  Dr. Ggoetz utilizes cognitive behavioral techniquest to address anxiety and depression symptoms, emotional adjustment after surgery, health behavior changes, and improving the overall quality of life for patients with cardiac issues.  His research has examined the psychophysiological relationship between anxiety and cardiovascular disease, as well as psychological factors involved in the VAD and transplant populations.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    Bowling Green State University - 2011
  • Fellowship
    Northwestern Mcgaw / Northwestern Memorial Hospital - 2012

PRIMARY LOCATION


Northwestern Medical Group

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 11-140

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-5774
Monday
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Cardiac Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Panic Disorder
  • Post-Surgical Depression