Kenneth Goodman, MD


Kenneth Goodman, MD

Appointed: 2000

Kenneth Goodman, MD
Department: Family Medicine
Location: Beachwood Family Health Center
Mail Code BD10
26900 Cedar Road
Beachwood, OH 44122
Both Adults and Children & Adolescents

Biographical Sketch

Kenneth Goodman, MD, practices general medicine and provides medical care for acute and chronic conditions as well as preventative medical care for patients of all ages. He is board-certified in family medicine.

Dr Goodman is an Associate Director in charge of research and development for Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Medical Education.  He us currently developing software to integrate key clinical resources directly into the electronic medical record. 

Dr. Goodman has an interest in information technology, where he works to facilitate improved usage of the electronic medical record, electronic patient education, and other information systems at Cleveland Clinic. He has been a selected speaker nationally and is an instructor of an ongoing accredited course on improved usage of the electronic medical record at Cleveland Clinic.

He is currently completing original research on the effect of video education on health maintenance knowledge as well as instructs a monthly course on the usage of patient education and patient self-management education to Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine students.

Professional Highlights

  • Risman Research Grant (original research), "Effect of Video Education on Health Maintenance Knowledge"

Education & Fellowships

Residency - Mount Carmel Health System - East/West
Family Practice
Columbus, OH USA
Internship - Mount Carmel Health System - East/West
Columbus, OH USA
Medical School - Wright State University School of Medicine
Dayton, OH USA
Undergraduate - Indiana University
Bloomington, IN USA


  • Family Medicine

Specialty Interests

General adolescent, adult, and geriatric medicine, routine care of hypertension, diabetes, and several chronic illnesses, information technology

Awards & Honors

  • "Americas Top Family Doctors," 2006
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Case Western Reserve University
    Phi Beta Kappa
  • Best Poster Presentation Award: Ohio Family Medicine Symposium

Additional Training

  • Advanced training in the usage of Epic electronic medical record

Innovations & Patents

Implemented and currently maintains usage of Microsoft SharePoint to facilitate patient education, clinical resources, clinical reference usage in the electronic medical record and clinical areas throughout Cleveland Clinic.


  • American Academy of Family Practice
  • Cleveland Academy of Family Medicine

Treatment & Services

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical education about recent trends. The collaborations are reviewed as part of the Cleveland Clinic's procedures. The Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses payments to its physicians and scientists for speaking and consulting of $5,000 or more per year, and any equity, royalties, and fiduciary relationships in companies with which they collaborate. The Cleveland Clinic requires its doctors to approve the public disclosures of their scientific collaborations with industry. As of 8/31/2014 the review process regarding Dr. Goodman's disclosure had not been completed. Patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers’ discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

Languages Spoken

  • English
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