Dr. Thomas Goss, MD

Dr. Thomas Goss, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. Thomas Goss, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from HARVARD MED SCH in 1971 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

55 Lake Ave N

Worcester, MA 01655

Contact Information

(508) 334-1000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Goss'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

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

70  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • 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 Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis

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21  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • HARVARD MED SCH
    Medical School | Graduated 1971
  • St Lukes - Roosevelt Hospital Center at Roosevelt Division
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • St Lukes - Roosevelt Hospital Center at Roosevelt Division
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Goss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Goss' Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goss to family and friends
21 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Goss' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I did not need surgery. Was leary of going because of all the negative reveiws. but everyone in office was very pleasant, including Dr. Goss.
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This guy is awful. If I could give him a 0 I would. He does shoulder surgery the old fashioned way, no laparoscopy for him. Not only that he does not believe in pain meds for one of the most painful surgeries you can have. Be prepared to be treated like a drug seeker even as you are suffering hours...more
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He misdiagnosed my knee injury. MRI showed a partial tear but he never even acknowledged that
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Rudest Man ever!! Operated on my son 2 yrs ago and when going for his follow up he proceeded to yell at both my son and me for not telling him my son has epilepsy before he operated...EXCUSE ME but isn't that what records are for? Perhaps he should read them before operating! My son had to have a...more
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Had exam with this medical provider.(not going to use the term doctor)so I do not offend real doctors.I was sent to this person by Liberty Mutual.This so called doctor examined my injuries and filed his report which in turn had my workers comp cancelled.His report stated that I moved around the...more
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