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Richard Goodgame, MD
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Specialties: Gastroenterology
Languages: English
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Dr. Richard W. Goodgame is currently a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine and the Department of Internal Medicine Residency Program Director. Dr. Goodgame earned his MD degree in 1975 from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine located in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and a senior residency at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital. He completed his Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Prior to UTMB, Dr. Goodgame served as Chief of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, Texas, and Program Director of the Gastroenterology/Hepatology Fellowship Program at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. He has also lived in the Caribbean studying schistosomiasis, led a Department of Internal Medicine at one of the Africa's great medical schools, watched and wrote about the HIV epidemic in Africa, and promoted indigent care in Houston at the Ben Taub Hospital.

Dr. Goodgame is Board Certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners, USA, and Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology/Hepatology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association and member of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American College of Physicians.

Medical/Professional School:

John Hopkins University School of Medicine - Baltimore, MD, MD, 1975


Internal Medicine, John Hopkins University School of Medicine - Baltimore, MD, 1976


Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School - Boston, MA, 1979


Gastroenterology, Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX, 1985

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