Dr. Howard Goodman, MD

Dr. Howard Goodman, MD

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Gynecologic Oncology | Male | 63 years old

The Palm Beach Cancer Institute (PBCI) is led by a distinguished team of board certified oncologists committed to providing their patients with the finest cancer care available today! The staff at PBCI is dedicated to providing compassionate care for every patient in a warm, comfortable setting. Offering innovative, high-quality medical diagnosis and treatment, certified oncology nurses, and ancillary services including a patient resource center and a resident psychotherapist, PBCI recognizes that support services and family involvement are key elements of the best patient care programsRead more

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The Palm Beach Cancer Institute (PBCI) is led by a distinguished team of board certified oncologists committed to providing their patients with the finest cancer care available today! The staff at PBCI is dedicated to providing compassionate care for every patient in a warm, comfortable setting. Offering innovative, high-quality medical diagnosis and treatment, certified oncology nurses, and ancillary services including a patient resource center and a resident psychotherapist, PBCI recognizes that support services and family involvement are key elements of the best patient care programsRead more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goodman to family and friends
4.6
based on 22 total surveys (5 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Goodman's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (21)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in Jupiter, FL |
Dr. Goodman operated on me for a anterior and posterior repair in 2004. I am still in perfect shape after 12 years. He is the most caring, compassionate physician I have ever seen. He explains everything in detail so you can understand the procedure, as well as the aftercare. I would highly recommend him for surgery. He has " Gifted Hands"! He treats all cancer patients with great care and concern and is very comforting to th patient and their families.
in Boca Raton, FL 33486 |
My experience with Dr. Goodman spans at least 25+ years. He is extremely intelligent and has a unbelievable calming demeanor no matter what the situation. Patient ALWAYS return to me after consultation well educated on their disease process and what to expect surgically. He is always professional. Surgically he is one of the best surgeons I have ever worked with. I am not one of his patients but I do refer all my patients that need a Gyn oncologist to him. He represents the best of the best
Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Dr Goodman is an excellent physician. He & his staff are very courteous and super efficient.
in Wellington, FL |
Dr Goodman explains your problem so that you understand everything he is saying. He is very caring, and soft spoken. Dr Goodman is the best! I am blessed to have him as my GYN Doctor. I highly recommend Dr Goodman.
Dr. Goodman is the best doctor ever, he makes you feel at ease, comfortable, let you know everything in details, very knowledgeable.
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Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Gynecological Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Female Infertility
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Scleroderma
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary-Genital Tract Fistula, Female
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colpopexy
  • Colpopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colporrhaphy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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Education

  • Medical School
    Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Boston Hospital Women

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Brigham Womens Hospital

    Completed in 1983

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Brigham/womens Hospital

    Completed in 1985

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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Dr. Goodman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gynecologic Oncology
  • Board certified in Gynecological Oncology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Goodman's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Goodman

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Goodman's Care Philosophy

The Palm Beach Cancer Institute (PBCI) is led by a distinguished team of board certified oncologists committed to providing their patients with the finest cancer care available today! The staff at PBCI is dedicated to providing compassionate care for every patient in a warm, comfortable setting. Offering innovative, high-quality medical diagnosis and treatment, certified oncology nurses, and ancillary services including a patient resource center and a resident psychotherapist, PBCI recognizes that support services and family involvement are key elements of the best patient care programs