Dr. Bruce Goeckeritz, MD

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Specializes in Rheumatology • Male • Age 58

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Dr. Goeckeritz's Experience

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Dr. Goeckeritz's Specialties

  • Rheumatology

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Hospital Quality

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Lexington Medical Center
2720 Sunset Blvd
West Columbia, SC 29169

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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GA Health Science Oncology Center
GA Health Science Oncology Center
1120 15TH STREET
Augusta, GA 30912
LEXINGTON MEDICAL CENTER
LEXINGTON MEDICAL CENTER
110 E Medical Ln Ste 235
West Columbia, SC 29169
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    Dr. Goeckeritz's Experience

    Specialties

    • Rheumatology

    Board Certifications

    • Rheumatology
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    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Arthritis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dermatomyositis
    • Dry Eyes
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Fibromyalgia
    • Foot Conditions
    • Goodpasture's Disease
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Knee Disorders
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
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    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
    • Polymyositis
    • Psoriatic Arthritis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Purpura
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Scleroderma
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Systemic Vasculitis
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Vascular Disease
    • 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 87.4% 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

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Goeckeritz

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    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goeckeritz to family and friends

    3.1 out of 5

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    Dr. Goeckeritz's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.6 out of 5

    13 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.5 out of 5

    13 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.2 out of 5

    13 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    10 responses

    Experience with Dr. Goeckeritz

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.2 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.2 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.2 out of 5

    13 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.5 out of 5

    13 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Goeckeritz accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medico
    • MultiPlan
    • POMCO Group
    • SelectHealth
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
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    Office Locations

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    GA Health Science Oncology Center
    1120 15TH STREET
    Augusta, GA 30912
    (706) 721-2981 (Office)
    (706) 721-1459 (Fax)
    B
    LEXINGTON MEDICAL CENTER
    110 E Medical Ln Ste 235
    West Columbia, SC 29169
    (803) 936-7410 (Office)
    (803) 936-7412 (Fax)
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