Tarini Goyal, MD

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Neurology at CUMC
Tarini Goyal, MD

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.

Departmental Appointments

  • Department of Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology

Education and Training

  • Fellowship: 2020 Stanford University

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Insurance Programs

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  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NYP Employee Plan, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • AgeWell [Medicare Managed Care, Special Needs Plan]
  • Capital District Physician Health Plan [Capital District Physician Health Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield [EPO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

This provider accepts new patients

Honors and Awards

2019 Alpha Omega Alpha Postgraduate Fellowship Award

2019 Fishers and Dunn Teaching Award


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.