Dr. Bruce E. Goeckeritz, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 57

1120 15TH STREET
Augusta, GA 30912
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Dr. Goeckeritz:

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Dr. Goeckeritz's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Lexington Medical Center
2720 Sunset Boulevard
West Columbia, SC 29169

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Goeckeritz

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Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Medical College Georgia RHU
Medical College Georgia RHU
1120 15TH STREET
Augusta, GA 30912
Lexington Rheumatology
LEXINGTON RHEUMATOLOGY
110 E Medical Ln Ste 235
West Columbia, SC 29169
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7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

    Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

    Dr. Goeckeritz's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    2
    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Gout
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
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    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vasculitis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Goeckeritz

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    Eisenhower Army Med Center
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Eisenhower Army Med Center
    Complete in 1994

    Fellowship Hospital

    Walter Reed Hospital
    Complete in 1997
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Goeckeritz & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Goeckeritz's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Lexington Medical Center where Dr. Goeckeritz has admitting privileges:

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    • Lexington Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Goeckeritz

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goeckeritz to family and friends

    16 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Goeckeritz's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    15 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 13 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Goeckeritz
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    16 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    16 responses
    below
    national average

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  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Goeckeritz accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • MultiPlan
    • POMCO Group
    • SelectHealth
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    Medical College Georgia RHU
    1120 15TH STREET
    Augusta, GA 30912
    (706) 721-2981 (Office)
    (706) 721-1459 (Fax)
    B
    Lexington Rheumatology
    LEXINGTON RHEUMATOLOGY
    110 E Medical Ln Ste 235
    West Columbia, SC 29169
    (803) 936-7410 (Office)
    (803) 936-7412 (Fax)
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