Our principle consultants and diagnosticians are listed below. PPS’ resources however include a large network of coaches, consultants and specialists in all areas of business, financial, technology and healthcare practice. Depending on your specific needs, these resources will be brought into the process to accelerate and facilitate your success.
Dr. Michael Goldberg
Graduating Magna Cum Laude and elected to OKU from Tufts, Michael did a GPR and then entered Private Practice and Academia in 1977. He was on Faculty at Columbia University and New York-Presbyterian Medical Center and New York-Presbyterian Medical Center for 30 years in many positions including Director of the GPR program and Director of the course on Practice Management.
Michael built a prestigious group practice in Manhattan where he focused on comprehensive, whole-body care. As he treated so many physicians, his colleagues dubbed him “The Doctor’s Dentist.”
He is a Fellow of the AGD, International Academy of Dental-Facial Esthetics, The New York Academy of Dentistry, the American College of Dentists, and a charter Fellow of the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health.
Michael teaches practice management at Temple University and speaks nationally and internationally on a variety of subjects. He and Practice Perfect Systems are the official practice management consultants to the Spencer Study Club, their Business Elite Groups.
Michael has authored 3 books, including “What the Tooth Fairy didn’t Tell You”, “Beyond Ahh: A Guide For Physician’s” and “From Here To Where; a guide for dental practice success”. He’s recently had been the chief editor of a book on Sleep Dentistry written by 24 of North America’s finest dental sleep practitioners.
Michael is on the board of 3 charitable organizations that help provide care for the indigent and people with special needs around the world.
His mission: help people who help people help more people.
Laurie, who was trained and worked as a school teacher, began her dental career reluctantly in 1982 working part-time in Michael’s first private practice. She has a background in accounting from Columbia University and brings her fiscally savvy approach to private practice and consulting. She has worked for several types of practices including the “corporate style” practices while being employed by Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. She worked for Coaching Solutions as a consultant going to offices and providing analysis and offering solutions.
Laurie is an expert in Front Desk management issues as well as accounting practices. She has a special interest in the prevention of embezzlement and other nefarious practices.
She too loves spending as much time as possible with her children and grandchildren.
Eaton began his career as a dental assistant in 1998. Concurrently, he took networking training and began working with Dr. Goldberg at Columbia University in 2000, where he began combining his love of clinical Dentistry with his love of and facility with technology.
An early adopter, Eaton first started using CAD/CAM Systems in 2004 and progressed to other digital systems, eventually working as a lab tech and then as a technology specialist for Henry Schein.
Eaton joined PPS to help combine his expertise in clinical Dentistry and technology to assist Doctors implement these to help their practices and their patients.
In his spare time, Eaton loves restoring and racing cars.