Charles Goodwin, MD,FACS - Pediatric Surgery

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


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Tulane Medical School


Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Hospital in Illinois


The Children's Mercy Hospital in Missouri

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery - General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery

Special Interests

Esophagus and newborn surgery

Publications and Presentations

Awards & Honors

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

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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About Dayton Children's

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One Children's Plaza - Dayton, Ohio - 45404-1815