New Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Goding Comes to WCHCS

September 30, 2016

Wayne County Hospital and Clinic System (WCHCS) is pleased to announce the addition of orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Richard B. Goding, M.D., of the Joint Preservation Institute of Iowa to our Specialty Clinic. Dr. Goding specializes in new knee and shoulder joint preservation techniques unavailable elsewhere in Iowa.

Dr. Goding is on the forefront when it comes to minimally invasive restorative options for knees and shoulders. Committed to providing comprehensive, high-quality care, Dr. Goding is dedicated to improving or maintaining joint function giving patients the opportunity to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle. Joint preservation techniques are often less invasive than traditional treatments with the added benefit of shortened recovery times for patients.

He actively teaches other surgeons his techniques with these procedures. He is currently producing leading research in the fields of Joint Preservation and Farm and Labor Medicine through his role as the Chief Clinical Coordinator of the Tissue Biomechanics Lab at the University of Illinois. Dr. Goding’s study of work related injuries has led to innovative new treatment techniques.

Originally from Oklahoma, Dr. Goding received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Oklahoma State University in 1993. Dr. Goding earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1997. He completed his surgical internship at the University of Hawaii Integrated Surgical Program in 1998, followed by his residency at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn and Queens, New York, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2003. Dr. Goding completed Fellowships at the Perth Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Center, and The Sydney AO Food and Ankle Fellowship, in Australia in 2004. Dr. Goding is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Goding is excited to bring his experience and offer these innovative techniques to the Iowa community. Dr. Goding and his wife, Janet, have two daughters, Sydney and Madison.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Goding, call the WCHCS Specialty Clinic at 641-872-5259.