C. Rory Goodwin, MD, PhD C. Rory Goodwin, MD, PhD

C. Rory Goodwin, MD, PhD

Neurosurgeon, Spine Surgeon

No ratings available.
question Circle Img
Duke Health Provider question Circle Img
Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. More information will become available on PlanForDuke.com.

Click to see a list of accepted insurance plansHide accepted insurance plans
Contact
919-684-6273 Office number
919-668-1221
Fax number
Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. More information will become available on PlanForDuke.com.

Click to see a list of accepted insurance plansHide accepted insurance plans

Contact
WHERE I PROVIDE CARE
Profile
ABOUT ME

Although I enjoy all facets of neurosurgery, my practice is devoted to caring for patients with spinal-based pathologies ranging from degenerative disease, trauma, and deformity but centered on patients with spinal tumors. I aim to provide a comprehensive patient experience through collaborations with a multi-disciplinary team to deliver the best overall but personalized patient care. I have undergone additional training learning specialized techniques from spine oncology experts around the world in order to bring these potential treatments and strategies to my patients.

LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
LEARN MORE ABOUT ME
Training
EDUCATION
MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Maryland), 2010
PhD, Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Maryland), 2010
RESIDENCY
Internship, Neurological Surgery/Halsted General Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Maryland), 2011
Neurological Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Maryland), 2017
FELLOWSHIP
Complex Spine Intramural and Postdoctoral Spine Oncology, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Maryland), 2014-2016
Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program, Harvard Medical School (Massachusetts), 2015-2016
Medical Device Fellowship Program, U.S Food & Drug Administration, Center for Devices and Radiologic Health, Office of Device Evaluation, Division of Orthopedic Devices, Posterior Spine Devices Branch, 2015
Clinical Focus and Research
MY RESEARCH INTERESTS

My lab focuses on causes and potential treatments for diseases affecting the spine. Specifically, we investigate the mechanisms by which cancer cells move to or develop from the spinal column, genetic predictors of survival, tumor-associated pain, and clinical outcomes associated with spinal tumors. We aim to translate potential gene and protein discoveries into therapeutic and diagnostic benefit to improve quality and quantity of life of patients diagnosed with spinal cancers.

PUBLICATIONS
View C. Goodwin's publications on PubMed
Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.