Dr. Hubert Gooch Jr, MD

Dr. Hubert Gooch Jr, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Hubert Gooch Jr, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Asheville, NC and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

7 Vanderbilt Park Dr

Asheville, NC 28803

Contact Information

(828) 255-7776

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

66  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
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28  Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Disc Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Virginia Military Institute
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Kentucky Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Virginia Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Saint Joseph Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Asst. Director Emergency Services, Er Physician
    Other Education | Completed
  • University Of Utah Graduate Program In Neuroscience
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • AAOS Leadership Fellows Program, 3/7/2008
Media & Publications

Dr. Gooch Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gooch Jr's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gooch Jr to family and friends
27 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (17)

Dr. Gooch Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Gooch performed a spinal fusion on my mom's cervical disks, and he and his team were incredible! He has a great bedside manner, is knowledgeable, comforting, and most importantly, he was successful in handling such a risky surgery. I cannot speak highly enough of Dr. G and the entire team at...more
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Out for insurance company just like the rest of the doctors in the office ? I assume ? Get a second opinion , I did and he was wrong with his recommendations and evaluation. Doing much better today and really trust and like current doctor .
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He came in to give my MRI results with no chart, no computer, nothing! Went on to tell me there was no reason for me to have pain and I just needed to stretch in the morning to loosen up. Went on to tell me he didn't know why I ever used a wheelchair. Umm, I never have! Had me confused with...more
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I have severe Traumatic Brain Injury went for an evaluation and was treated terribly by this man. I could not believe that a Dr. that knows how hard it is for TBI patients to function everyday could be so hateful and aggressive to someone already suffering with head and back trauma . He cursed...more
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He should lose his license to practice .
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