Dr. Carl Goodman, MD

Dr. Carl Goodman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 80
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Carl Goodman, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 50 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1963 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1455 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop Ste 210

Shreveport, LA 71105

Contact Information

(318) 798-4623

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neck Muscle Strain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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.

Education

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1963
  • Lsu
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1968
  • Usc/Kerlan Jobe Orth Clin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Goodman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Goodman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goodman to family and friends
3.7
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Goodman's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in SHREVEPORT
This guy is paid to lie by the insurance companies. Beware of him, he lies if you're facing an injury that requires the WC insurance to be responsible. He will even write a personal note to the insurance company stating ''thank you and please let me how I can be of service to you in the future''....more
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I'm really not sure why this physician is still practicing. I had broken 3 vertabrae in my back and the first visit was ok. When I went back a month later is when I have issue. When he came into the office and started looking at my notes he literally asked me "Why are you here? I didn't write any...more
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Dr. Goodman was very nice and very informative. He took the time to go over my MRI with me and show me exactly where my problem was with my neck. He did a very thorough exam on me and talked at length about my options. I was very impressed with his knowledge and his bedside manor. Would definitely...more
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