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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 66

420 N Center St Ste 20
Hickory, NC 28601
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Hospital Quality

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Catawba Valley Medical Center
810 Fairgrove Church Rd
Hickory, NC 28602

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Accepting new patients?

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420 N Center St Ste 20
Hickory, NC 28601
BRUCE M GOODSON MD FAMILY PRACTICE
BRUCE M GOODSON MD FAMILY PRACTICE
1251 16th St NE # 11223
Hickory, NC 28601
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    Dr. Goodson's Experience

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    • Family Medicine
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    American University Of The Caribbean
    Graduated in 1985
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Goodson & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Goodson's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Goodson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.7 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    2.7 out of 5

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Goodson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    Office Locations

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    420 N Center St Ste 20
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828) 315-5000 (Office)
    (828) 315-9301 (Fax)
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    BRUCE M GOODSON MD FAMILY PRACTICE
    1251 16th St NE # 11223
    Hickory, NC 28601
    (828) 322-7700 (Office)
    (828) 256-6720 (Fax)
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