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Robert A. Goodin, M.D.

Specializes in total joint replacement, including minimally invasive surgical techniques.

Dr. Goodin is a Louisville native who earned his medical degree and completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Louisville, where he received numerous honors and awards. He has done extensive research and presentations in hip and knee techniques. He also attended an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at Indiana University Medical Center.

Dr. Goodin became board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in July 2004. He is a member of local and state medical and orthopedic societies, as well as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Evidence-Based Treatment for Hip and Knee Conditions. Dr. Goodin strives to progress orthopedic treatment through clinical research. His patients benefit from some of the latest developments in care for hip and knee conditions – two key joints that are commonly impacted by injury and degenerative conditions like arthritis.

“Millions of Americans live with knee or hip pain every day,” says Dr. Goodin. “In fact, knee injuries are on the rise in adolescent patients. My goal is to improve treatment options and help patients safely get back to the activities they enjoy.”

Orthopedic specialists like Dr. Goodin possess a thorough understanding of the body’s musculoskeletal system and how to improve strength and mobility through treatment. Patients of Dr. Goodin benefit from personalized care and leading-edge methods like minimally invasive procedures and injection therapies. He is also among a select few orthopedic professionals with the expertise necessary to perform total hip and knee joint replacement (arthroplasty).

Subspecialty: Hip & Knee

Both the knee and hip are incredibly complex joints that often necessitate the expertise of an orthopedic physician like Dr. Goodin. From labral strains to ACL tears, Dr. Goodin has the skill necessary to provide advanced treatment.

Common Injuries Treated by Dr. Goodin

Dr. Goodin has vast experience treating all kinds of hip and knee conditions, including but not limited to arthritis, bursitis, and joint dislocation.

Procedures Performed by Dr. Goodin

Dr. Goodin leverages several approaches to achieve optimal results for his patients, including hip and knee arthroscopy – which utilizes minimally invasive techniques – advanced total joint replacement, and various other evidence-driven procedures.

Additional Information About Robert A. Goodin, M.D.

4130 Dutchman's Lane
Louisville, KY 40207
Phone: (502) 897-1794
Fax: (502) 897-3852

1425 State St.
New Albany, IN 47150
Phone: 812-920-0408
Washington and Lee University
Lexington, VA 1988-1992

(Cum Laude Graduate)

University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, KY 1992-1996
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery Louisville, KY July 1997-June 2001
Indiana University Medical Center
Adult Reconstruction Fellowship
Indianapolis, IN Aug 2001-July 2002
American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, 2004
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Kentucky Orthopaedic Society
Louisville Orthopaedic Society
American Medical Association
Kentucky Medical Association
Jefferson County Medical Society
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Tibial Non-Unions Treated with an Interlocked Compression Nail
Poster presentation, Orlando, Florida (March, 2000)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Ideal Entry Point for Retrograde Intramedullary Femoral Nails
Poster presentation, San Francisco, California (March, 2001)

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Impaction Grafting in Revision Total Hip Arthroscopy
Poster presentation, Dallas, Texas (February, 2002)

Indiana Medical Center, Department of Orthopaedics
Complications Following Total Hip Arthroplasty
Grand Rounds Presentation (March, 2002)

University of Louisville, Department of Orthopaedics
Total Hip Arthroplasty in Young Patients
Grand Rounds Presentation (January, 2003)

Baptist Hospital Wellness Center
Joint Replacement Surgery
Community Presentation, Louisville, Kentucky (October, 2003)
Tillett E., M.D., Goodin R., M.D., Livingston C., M.D., Keller M., R.N.: Basic Technique of Knee Arthroscopy
Tillett E., M.D., Goodin R., M.D., Livingston C., M.D.: Relationship of the Anterior Arthroscopic Portal to the Axillary and Musculocutaneous Nerves, June, 1993
Tillett E., M.D., Shea R., M.D., Goodin R., M.D.: Patella Fracture Following Bone- Tendon-Bone Patellar Tendon Autograft Harvest for ACL Reconstruction, October, 1998.
Malkani A., M.D., Goodin R., M.D., Seligson D., M.D.: Ideal Entry Point for Retrograde Intramedullary Femoral Nails, June, 1999.
Richardson T., M.D., Malkani A., M.D., Goodin R., M.D.: Tibial Non-Unions Treated with an Interlocked Compression Nail, October 1999.
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Shaun H.
I was able to get a office visit on short notice. It seemed to be a very busy day. Rebecca took the time to listen to all of my issues and discuss a plan for additional treatment. I have always been impressed with her knowledge and bed side manner.
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Joanna S.
Dr Goodin has replaced both of my knees this year with excellent results. He and Carly listen to my concerns, act promptly and work hard to make this journey the best it can be. Carly and Dr Goodin both have GREAT bedside manner and I feel I am in expert care with them.
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Carolyn K.
Dr. Yakkanti did my knee replacement in June. He is an excellent surgeon with a great bedside manner. I have recovered nicely and plan to have my other knee replaced within the next year. I would highly recommend Dr. Yakkanti to anyone thinking about knee replacement!
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The New Albany office of Louisville Orthopedic is full of terrific people who know what excellent customer service is about! From the front desk to the lab, they are great. Doctor Lewis is my surgeon and I love him. He’s good at what he does and he’s compassionate. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic

4130 Dutchman's Lane,
Suite 300,Louisville 40207
(502) 897-1794

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic

1425 State St.,
,New Albany 47150
(812) 920-0408

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic
4130 Dutchman's Lane
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40207

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic
1425 State St.
New Albany, IN 47150