Dr. Goodnough is an orthopaedic surgeon who is fellowship-trained in orthopaedic traumatology. This specialty is dedicated to the care of patients with complex injuries to the body’s bones, joints, or tissues.

Dr. Goodnough is a clinical instructor of orthopaedic surgery. He also holds a PhD degree, and his doctoral research focused on genetic mechanisms of early bone development.

For each patient, he develops a personalized plan of care. His goals are to treat the patient’s injury, restore function, and help promote the best possible quality of life. His clinical interests include nonunions, periarticular fractures, fractures of the pelvis and acetabulum, and infections.

Dr. Goodnough has conducted research on the role of skeletal stem cells in fracture healing. He also has investigated how cells function in fractures that have failed to heal (“nonunions”).

He has co-authored articles on his research discoveries in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, and elsewhere. Topics include advances in surgical technique and technology.

He also has contributed to chapters in the textbooks Surgery of the Hip, Skeletal Trauma of the Upper Extremity, and Operative Techniques in Orthopedic Trauma.

Dr. Goodnough has presented the findings of his research at numerous national and regional conferences. They include meetings of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and Western Orthopaedic Association. Topics have included the effects of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on skeletal stem cells in fractures.

Dr. Goodnough is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and AO, the global network of doctors dedicated to the surgical treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders.

Professional Summary

Professional Education
  • Fellowship: Harborview Medical Center (2021) WA
  • Residency: Stanford University Orthopaedic Surgery Residency (2020) CA
  • Medical Education: Case Western Reserve School of Medicine (2015) OH

Honors & Awards
  • Best Poster, MSTP Winter Retreat, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Best Poster, Musculoskeletal Research Day, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Finalist, Lindau Laureates
  • Intern of the Year, Stanford Department of Vascular Surgery
  • Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society
  • Participant, National Institutes of Health Medical Scientist Training Program
  • Recipient, Depuy Synthes Travel Grant
  • Recipient, Doctoral Excellence Award in Pathology
  • Recipient, Foundations Orthopedic Trauma Travel Grant
  • Recipient, Orthopaedic Summit Resident Travel Grant
  • Recognition, Graduate School, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (4.0 Cumulative GPA)
  • Representative, Case Western Reserve University Medical Science Training Program, National MD/PhD Conference
  • Resident Award, Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
  • What’s New in Musculoskeletal Basic Science, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery “Orthobuzz”


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SHC- Ortho (Redwood City) Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

450 Broadway St

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 723-5643

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I had an excellent experience. I was very impressed with Dr. Goodnough.
Best i have ever seen
A pleasant visit. Doctor answered all my questions.
The doctor spent a lot of time with me and answered all my questions.
Very smooth operation
Professional who takes the time to explain everything in detail
I am extremely happy with Dr. Goodnaugh. He has been excellent and I believe his surgical skills save me from losing my arm.
The Doctor is knowledgeable,caring, and kind.
Dr Goodnough is very through and amazing. Such a blessing that he is a part of your organization and lucky patients like us can get his expertise.
Great Doctors
Exceptional professional & compassionate care!! Dr. Goodnough& Dr. Bosch
Excellent care

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