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Ferncreek General Surgery, PA

David A. Goodman


Graduate Education

1978-1984           St. Thomas’s Hospital Medical School, University of London, England

Bsc in Neurophysiology

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MB BS - MD Equivalent)

Post Graduate Training


August 1984-January 1985     Worthing Hospital, UK

House Officer, Internal Medicine

February 1985-July 1985     St. Helier Hospital, UK

House Officer, General Surgery

August 1985-January 1986     St. Helier Hospital, UK

Senior House Officer, Emergency Medicine

February 1986-July 1986     Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, UK

Lecturer in Anatomy

August 1986-January 1987     Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK

Senior House Officer, Neurosurgery

February 1987-January 1989     Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter

Senior House Officer, General Surgery

Vascular Surgery-six months, Thoracic surgery-six months, Urology-six months, Gastroenterologic surgery-six months.

February 1989-September 1989     Rowley Bristow Orthopedic Hospital, Pyrford—St. Peter’s Hospital, Chertsey

Senior House Officer, Orthopedic Surgery

October 1989-March 1991     Demford Hospital, Plymouth

Registrar, General Surgery

Gastroenterological surgery-six months, Gastroenterological surgery-six months, Vascular surgery-six months.

January 1992-April 1992     St. Richard’s Hospital, Chichester

Registrar, General Surgery

June 1992-June 1996     York Hospital, Pennsylvania, USA (Program Director Dr. J. Rhoads)

Resident, General Surgery

May 1991-December 1991     Baragwanath Hospital, University of Witwaterstand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Registrar to Professor D. Demetriades, General and Trauma Surgery

Post Graduate Qualifications


Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Primary Examination

  • London 1986
  • Edinburgh 1986
  • Glasgow 1986 

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Final Examination  - London 1988 
American Board of Surgery, Qualifying Examination - 1996 
American Board of Surgery, Certifying Examination  - 1997 
Fellowship of the American College of Surgeons - 1999 

Professional Experience


1999-present     Faillace & Goodman, General Surgery, PA  Fayetteville, NC

Private practice.

1996-1999     Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, PA

Attending General Surgeon



Cumberland County Medical Society

North Carolina Medical Society

American College of Surgeons

Royal College of Surgeons of England

Licensure and Certification


North Carolina Medical License, 1999

Board Certified, General Surgery, 1997

Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1999

Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1988




Intensive Care after Abdominal Aortic Surgery.  W. B. Campbell, P. K. Ballard, D. A. Goodman.  European Journal of Vascular Surgery, 5, 665-668, 1991.

All in a Day’s Work at Baragwanath Hospital. D. A. Goodman, British Medical Journal, 304, 1061-1062, 1992.

Non-therapeutic Operations for Penetrating Trauma:  Early Morbidity and Mortality.  D. Demarriades, P. Vandenbossche, M. Ritz, D. A. Goodman, J. Kowalszik. British Jornal of Surgery, 80, 860-861, 1993.

Delay in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Carcinoma of the Right Colon.  D. A. Goodman, T. T. Irvin, British Journal of Surgery, 80, 1327-1329, 1993.

3D CT Reconstruction in the Surgical Management of Hepatic Injuries.  D. A. Goodman, V. Tiruchelvam, D. R. Tabb, N. Agarwal, J. Rhoads, Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 77, 7-11, 1995. (First prize American College of Surgeons Central Pennsylvania Meeting, 1994)

Use of the Neutrophil: Lymphocyte Ratio in the Diagnosis of Appendicitis.  D. A. Goodman, C. B. Goodman, J. S. Monk, The American Surgeon, 61, 257-259, 1995.




Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, Active staff, 1999

Highsmith-Rainey Hospital, Consultant staff, 1999



J. E. Rhoads, Jr, MD Department of Surgery, York Hospital, 1001 South George Street, York, PA

(717) 851-2202

Others Available Upon Request.

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