Dr. Jerry Gooch, MD

Dr. Jerry Gooch, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
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Dr. Jerry Gooch, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1969 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

6027 Walnut Grove Rd Ste 203

Memphis, TN 38120

Contact Information

(901) 761-9155

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
normal
more than 84% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 77% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 75% of peers

Dr. Gooch'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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48  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • City Memphis Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Baylor Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Tex Heart Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gooch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gooch's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gooch to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Gooch'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 (3)

This man has magic hands. My husband is alivevand well after lots if blockage and surviving a widow maker. In only 6 hours, Dr. Gooch performed 2 types of surgeries, an endarectomy and a CABG. He has such great bedside manner and he seemed to really care about the condition my husband was in after...more
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Dr. Gooch is the best heart surgeon my husband and I know. Dr. Gooch operated on my husband 13 years ago . He had endocarditis and he saved my husbands life. 13 years later Feb.3-4 Dr. Gooch saved my husbands life by operating and replacing 2 heart valves the Aortic and Mitral valve. His blood...more
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He was up front and to the point I am glad Dr. Shala recommended him he saved my husbands life.I would trust him with my life excellent surgeon. again thank you.Mrs M. Shirey.
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