Dr. Robert Goodman, MD

Dr. Robert Goodman, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. Robert Goodman, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.Read his story

740 Jordan St

Shreveport, LA 71101

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Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • Humana
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Dr. Goodman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goodman treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Goodman treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goodman treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Goodman treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goodman treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Goodman treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist

Dr. Goodman's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursa Injection
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Connective Tissue Disorders
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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
  • Osteoporosis
  • Paget's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tendonitis
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • X-Ray

About Me

"Blending the latest scientific information with personalized patient care is the way I approach the treatment of patients who have arthritic disease." 
 Robert E. Goodman, M.D.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1985
University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Medical University of South Carolina
Residency Hospital
1981
Medical University of South Carolina
Internship Hospital
1980
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
Medical School
1976
Louisana State Univ
Undergraduate School
1985
1983
1981
1980
1976

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Goodman

3.3

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
52.38095238095238%
(11)
4 Stars
4.761904761904762%
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3 Stars
4.761904761904762%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
38.095238095238095%
(8)

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1st visit was 6 hours of lab and x-rays. 10 minutes with him. He ignored my concerns and just said "mmhmm" to everything. I told him my complete medical history, which is a lot of issues other than my RA and Fibro. I mentioned pain management, he asks, "why do you need that?". He did not hear a...Read More
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All inclusive first visit. Very professional and friendly staff. Dr Goodman was very kind and listened to all concerns.
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Real nice doctor. Staff is very awesome. Office has a Christian atmosphere.
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I was a patient of Dr. Goodman's office for 4 years. Basically I would go in every 3 months, see one of the NP's unless she had called in sick and have massive amounts of lab drawn, and given my next appointment. On those rare times Dr. Goodman himself saw me, he would breeze into the room, pat my...Read More
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I take my mother for her doctor visits with Dr. Goodman. Our experiences with him have always been very positive. We both agree that Dr. Goodman has the following qualities: patient, attentive, good listener, and thorough.
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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medico
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
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National Elevator
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