Debra Goldson-Prophete, MD

Debra Goldson-Prophete received her medical degree (MD) from Columbia University’s College of Physicians & Surgeons in NYC. She completed her Internship & Residency training at New York Hospital- Weill Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

She is Board-Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM). She is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Physicians & Surgeons at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Dr. Goldson-Prophete is also a Civil Surgeon with the United States Civil and Immigration Services (USCIS).

Dr. Goldson-Prophete has received numerous state, regional and national awards including NJ Monthly Magazine’s “Top Doctors”, Consumer Research Council of America “America’s Top Physician”, as well as “Best Doctor in America” in multiple years.


  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • Society of General Internal Medicine

Melanie Lauro, PA

Melanie Lauro has a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. She previously received her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Penn State University. She has had significant experience as an urgent care Physician Assistant prior to joining Goldson Medical Associates, LLC.

Samantha Minott, NP

Samantha Minott has a Master of Science in Nursing from Rutger’s University in Newark, NJ. She is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She is a welcome addition to Goldson Medical Associates, LLC.