Tarini Goyal, MD

Hospital Neurology
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Tarini Goyal, MD, is a neurohospitalist and Assistant Professor of Neurology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Following medical school at the University of Minnesota, she completed neurology residency and fellowship training as a neurohospitalist at Stanford Medical Center. Dr. Goyal’s clinical expertise includes the care of acutely ill patients with neurologic disease, and those with neurologic complications of systemic disease. Dr. Goyal’s research focuses on neuropalliative care education – how to train neurology residents indiscussing and improving quality of life for patients with serious neurologic illnesses. She is alsointerested in quality improvement and is experienced in leading multidisciplinary teams to improvesystems of care delivery for neurology patients. Dr. Goyal works closely with residents, medical students, and the interprofessional care team to optimally care for complex patients at NewYork-Presbyterian/Milstein and Allen Hospitals.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Critical Care
  • Neuro Critical Care
  • Neurological Critical Care

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Fellowship: 2020 Stanford University

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Honors & Awards

2019 Alpha Omega Alpha Postgraduate Fellowship Award

2019 Fishers and Dunn Teaching Award


Selected Publications

Goyal T. Invited Commentary: Together, Apart: Effective communication in inpatient neurology during COVID-19 [online]. Available at: https://blogs.neurology.org/icd/invited-commentary-together-apart-effective-communication-in-inpatient-neurology-during-covid-19.

Goyal T, Hasty BN, Merrell SB, Gold CA. Education Research: Understanding barriers to effective goals of care communication for neurology trainees. Neurology. August 2019; 93(8):362-366.