Charles Goodwin, MD,FACS - Pediatric Surgery

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Dayton Children's Hospital
Dayton, OH 45404
Phone: 937-461-5020
Fax: 937-641-3107

Department: Surgery, Surgical Services, Pediatric Surgery.

Services: Surgical Services, Pediatric Surgery, Outpatient (Day) Surgery.


Languages Spoken: German

Special Interests: Esophagus and newborn surgery

Education and Training+

Medical School: Tulane Medical School

Residency: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Hospital in Illinois

Fellowship: The Children's Mercy Hospital in Missouri

Board Certification: American Board of Surgery - General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery

Advanced practice degree:German

Publications and Presentations+

Awards, Honors and Organizations+

Taggart Award, Distinguished Eagle Scout Award in 1993, Child's Voice Award, and Scoutmaster of the Year Award in 2000

Get to Know Me+

I chose my specialty because... I wanted to be a Surgeon and I like working with children

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because... It is a children's hospital and it is affiliated with a medical school for teaching.

Dayton Children's is special because... It has great people who really care about the children.

My personal Interests are... Scout Master for a boy scout troop of over 150 scouts and almost 300 eagles.

Other Notes: Dr. Goodwin is a clinical professor of surgery at Wright State University School of Medicine.

Our pediatric surgery department is a level II ACS-certified pediatric trauma service, which means we provide care for a variety of problems in infants, children and adolescents with a special emphasis on congenital, neoplastic and traumatic conditions. All of our pediatric surgeons have received specific training in pediatric surgery and are board certified, ensuring that our team is prepared to handle the special needs of your child.

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Upcoming Events

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FREE informational presentation and interactive question-and-answer session that will outline the risk and benefits of various therapies for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), and ways to advocate for optimal IBD care.

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

The 30th Annual Ghost N' Goblins 5k Run and Walk registration. The 5k Run/Walk benefits Dayton Children's Hospital.

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