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Ryan C. Goodwin, MD, joined the staff at Cleveland Clinic in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in September of 2004 after completing special training in Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis surgery at Children’s Hospital San Diego/University of California at San Diego. Dr. Goodwin completed his residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Cleveland Clinic in 2003.
He also served his surgical internship at Cleveland Clinic and received is medical degree at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his bachelor’s degree magna cum laude with departmental honors in biomedical engineering from Tulane University in New Orleans, La.
His primary interests include pediatric and adolescent hip disorders, scoliosis and spine deformity, pediatric trauma and clubfoot. To explain further, Dr. Goodwin adds, “I am very interested in newer techniques, both surgical and non-surgical that improve the care of children’s orthopaedic problems."
Dr. Goodwin devotes the majority of his time to patient care, but is also involved in clinical research as well as resident and medical student education. He currently serves as Assistant Program Director for the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency and holds an appointment as Assistant Professor at Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University.
He says the collegial environment and abundant resources that Cleveland Clinic provides are just a few of the motivating factors that enticed him to return to Cleveland Clinic after his fellowship. “I enjoy being a part of a dynamic department as well as a rapidly growing and expanding children’s hospital," he says.
Dr. Goodwin is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of many organizations which include the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Scoliosis Research Society and the North American Spine Society.
He is married and has three children.
Pediatric Orthopaedics, Pediatric and Adolescent Hip Disorders, Hip Arthroscopy, Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity, Pediatric Orthopaedic Trauma
Awards & Honors
Teacher of the Year Award in Orthopaedic Surgery, 2007
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