Biography & Education

Biography

Kimberly L. Goslin, M.D., Ph.D., is medical director of Providence ALS Center, a collaboration of the ALS Association of Oregon and Southwest Washington and Providence Brain and Spine Institute.

She has been a practicing neurologist since 2000. Before that she was an assistant professor of neurology and the director of general neurology at Oregon Health & Science University from 1998 to 2000.

Dr. Goslin received her medical degree in 1991 from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in Charlottesville, Va., after earning a doctoral degree in neurobiology from Albany Medical College in New York. She holds bachelor's of science and arts degrees in English and biology from Stanford University.

While completing a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School from 1995 to 1997, in the department of cell biology, she was an instructor within the department of neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she had completed her residency in neurology. That was followed by a neurology teaching stint from 1997 to 1998 at Brigham and Women's Hospital.

Dr. Goslin has served on the board of the ALS Association of Oregon and Southwest Washington since 2001.

Areas of expertise

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS); Neurology

Education
She holds a bachelor’s of science and arts degree from Stanford University. She received her medical degree in 1991 from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School.  She earned her doctoral degree in neurobiology from Albany Medical College.
Languages
  • English

Care Locations

5050 NE Hoyt St.
Suite 315
Portland, OR 97213
Fax 503-215-8585

Publications

Specialties

Board Certifications
  • Neurology

Reviews

Patient Ratings and Comments
About Our Survey

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.9 out of 5 (117 Ratings, 32 Comments)

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03/29/2016
Dr. Goslin is the best doctor I have ever visited. She always takes her time to make sure everything that can be done is done for the treatment of my multiple sclerosis.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

03/29/2016
The doctor was great, I learned a lot from her.
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100

03/06/2016
Dr. Goslin always listens to my concerns and explains things I can understand. She is the best. I feel very blessed that she is my doctor.
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100

03/02/2016
Dr. Goslin listens intently and is one of the few drs. that I've encountered that really seems to listen and come up with good solutions.
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100

02/29/2016
She is a neurologist so I'd be unlikely to recommend her unless someone was looking for that specialty. She is a brilliant Doctor.
Providence Health & Services Patient
90

02/26/2016
Excellent compassionate care from Dr Goslin and staff
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100

02/17/2016
Dr. Goslin in the very best.
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100

01/26/2016
In addition to her extensive knowledge of my illness, she is caring and understanding
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100

01/26/2016
Great communicator. A scientist with empathy. Thorough and a good listener.
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100

01/25/2016
Considering this provider diagnosed me with ALS 3 yrs ago, I never receive good news at doc appts with her. But she and her staff and colleagues are all angels on earth.
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100

01/06/2016
Great Doctor and staff
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100

12/30/2015
Dr. Goslin is a good listener. Very knowledgeable. Kind and good-natured. Her thoroughness and analytical abilities are confidence-inspiring. It is a privilege to be in her care.
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100

12/29/2015
Dr. Goslin, is the best doctor and always explains what is going on. The perfect positive attitude and skills.
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100

12/15/2015
I have never had a Dr who gave me more time and attention. I am very satisfied with my care.
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80

12/08/2015
It is too bad that it is difficult to see Dr. Goslin.
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100

11/18/2015
Excellent! Took her time a day ask pertinent questions to help determine needs and ran many tests.
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90

11/01/2015
Dr. Goslin and I have a good relationship. We have our ups and Downs, but most of the time we are able to work through our differences.
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100

10/14/2015
Dr. Goslin is the best at what she does.
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80

10/12/2015
I wish doctor would order more tests to rule out all possibilities. [...]
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100

10/04/2015
Dr Goslin is the best doctor I have ever had and I know she is looking out for me during this difficult time in my life.
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100

10/01/2015
I've been seeing Dr. goslin for 12 years [...]. She is very professional and kind and understanding. She listens to me and remembers what we discussed on previous office visits. There have been no bad experiences.
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100

09/30/2015
For being told I have ALS Dr. Goslin was very kind and compaction it about my problem.
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100

09/07/2015
I suffered from undiagnosed ALS [...] The diagnosis was made in [...]. Since that time I have experienced the finest care I have ever received from any doctor in my now 65 years. She is brilliant, modest, empathetic, and genuinely caring. My close family attends visits with me and echo my sentiments.
Providence Health & Services Patient
100

08/25/2015
have never better care, I finally got help with ALS.
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100

08/18/2015
I love Providence care!
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100

08/04/2015
[...] I do business with this Dr. and office via email [...]. they always respond immediately even when I'm out of the state and give me excellent advice.
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100

07/21/2015
I have found Dr. Goslin to be an excellent physician at all times, plus she is a joy to be around.
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100

07/06/2015
Dr. Goslin was sensitive, and listened to all my questions, set my mind at ease
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100

06/16/2015
Dr. Goslin is one of the kindest, most thorough doctor imaginable. She is extremely careful about listening about problems and offers viable solutions. All in all, I would go to her for all of my neurological needs. She is wonderful.
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100

05/27/2015
Dr. Goslin is a very kind person working in a difficult medical specialty
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05/27/2015
Goslin is professional and personable. Expert in her field and expert in working with patients.
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100

05/20/2015
Excellent physician, has gone to great lengths to determine what is causing my condition. Very through.
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