Dr. Craig Goodhart, MD

Dr. Craig Goodhart, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Craig Goodhart, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Carrollton, TX and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery, orthopedic knee surgery, and more.

4780 N Josey Ln

Carrollton, TX 75010

Contact Information

(972) 492-1334

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Goodhart performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 96% of peers
Shoulder Dislocation
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Goodhart's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

97  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Colgate University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Ohio State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Ohio State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Oklahoma
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Goodhart has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Goodhart's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goodhart to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Goodhart's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I've had the pleasure of meeting with Dr. Goodhart several time and found his "bed side manor to be most professional as well as personal. Dr Goodhart addressed my situation with several options before deciding on an operation. Dr. Goodhart'several staff are well trained and very Professional.
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Dr. Goodhart has been my surgeon on 3 separate occasions starting in August 2001. He just completed a total left knee replacement for me on June 6th, 2016. I've had a wonderful experience in my recovery. Dr. Goodhart did an awesome job with my knee. I would highly recommend him!! His staff...more
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I have been using Dr. Goodhart for about 20yrs now. he did my first surgery when i was 6yrs old and has done several since. I wish I could give him more stars than offered here. He has done several surgery's for broken limbs on me. All went well and I have not had problems with them since. I have...more
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On my first visit Dr. Goodhart told me what would happen and it worked as he and his staff said. He was very interested in a great outcome and my health. I think that following his instructions greatly lead to a successful ending. My leg movement truly has not been this good in the last 7 years.
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