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General Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care
20 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joel Goodwin, General Surgery, Trauma, Critical Care is Excellent. Dr. Goodwin has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joel Goodwin, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Advanced laparoscopic surgery
  • Benign and malignant diseases of the colon
  • Complex hernia repairs
  • Emergency surgery
  • ICU care
  • Thyroid surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Goodwin graduated from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)


Dr. Goodwin has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Wake Med Raleigh Campus 
  • WakeMed Cary Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Joel Sexton Goodwin MD is a male Surgeon, has 20 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Trauma Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joel S. Goodwin practice?
Dr. Joel Goodwin has 5 office locations.
Dr. Joel Goodwin practices Surgery and Trauma Surgery near Raleigh, NC.
Additional practice locations include: Fredericksburg, VA and Henderson, NC.
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