Joel S. Goodwin, MD, FACS

Surgery - Critical Care & Trauma


University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA


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