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About Dr. James S Goydos

Dr. James S Goydos, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New Brunswick, NJ. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Surgical Oncology and Surgery. Dr. Goydos has received 4 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

47 Ratings with 22 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James S Goydos is Great. Dr. James S Goydos has been rated by 47 patients. From those 47 patients 22 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. James S Goydos is 3.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey

195 Little Albany St
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
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Specialties

Dr. James S Goydos has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgical Oncology

    Surgical oncologists play various roles in treating cancer. They can perform biopsies to determine if a tumor is cancerous or not. If it is, they’re trained to remove the tumor, tissue, and in some cases, all or part of an organ or bodily structure where the cancer has spread. In addition to removing cancer, they can perform any reconstructive surgeries that may be necessary.
    Many surgical oncologists specialize in certain types of cancer, such as liver, lung or breast. Don’t be afraid to ask them what they have the most experience treating. When looking for a doctor, it’s important to know that general surgeons are also qualified to perform many of the same surgeries. However, surgical oncologists have specific training in recognizing and treating cancer, which some patients prefer.

  • Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. James S Goydos has the following 4 expertise

  • Melanoma
  • Lymph Node Excision (Lymph node removal)
  • Local Neoplasm Recurrence
  • Skin Cancer

Dr. James S Goydos has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. James S Goydos is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Really Outstanding Physician and Surgeon

I can't believe the venom some people are showing when talking about Dr. Goydos. He is a very busy, hardworking, and compassionate doctor who takes the time to explain everything and let's you ask all the questions you want. He even has his Email address on this card so I could always get him no matter how busy the phones lines were at Rutgers. He works with an outstanding team of nurses and other staff (Loleta is the best!) and treats people with the most difficult diseases. I would recommend Dr. Goydos without hesitation.

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One Star

RUN THE OTHER WAY! THIS DOCTOR IS VERY CAVALIER AND SLOPPY. HIS SCHEDULING STAFF AND EDUCATION PERSON ARE VERY UNACOMMODATING. TOOK A FULL WEEK OF REPEATED PHONE CALLS UNTIL THEY DECIDED TO RETURN CALL.

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Don't listen to the negative people here

Dr. Goydos is treating me for a very tough cancer and he has been outstanding. He takes care of very tough cases and I'm sure it doesn't always work out but I hate when people blame the doctor - he didn't give you the disease! I have nothing but good things to say about Dr. Goydos and I would definitely recommend his to others.

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Stay Away from this Man! Don't believe anything he says!

I would never trust or believe a word this man said to me again, Nor let him touch me or my loved ones with a knife. He told me whatever he felt I needed to hear to agree to unnecessary surgery. He acts so nice, so trustworthy, sells himself like he's the greatest cancer surgeon in NJ, and gives so much time. But then after surgery, when so much has gone wrong, he says, oh, that happens to everyone, oh, that happens all the time. Even though he had assured me it would not before. Stay away!

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Top melanoma surgeon

My doctor wouldn't let me see anyone else after I was diagnosed with melanoma. I'm through surgery and in follow up and I am very satisfied.

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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    30 Years Experience

  • University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

    Graduated in 1988

  • New Britain General Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. James S Goydos accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER1
    • Horizon Direct Access
    • Horizon HMO
    • Horizon OMNIA
    • Horizon POS
    • Horizon PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Health Garden State
    • Oxford Liberty
    • Oxford Metro
  • QualCare
    • QualCare HMO
    • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, 195 Little Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ

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