Dr. Robert E.Goodman

Contact Information Arthritis & Rheumathology Clinic

Arthritis & Rheumatology Clinic
740 Jordan Street
Shreveport, LA 71101
Office: (318) 424-9240
Fax: (318) 424-0022

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About Dr. Goodman

Robert E. Goodman, M.D.
Board Certified Rheumatologist

“Blending the most innovative approaches in rheumatology and arthritis treatments with personalized patient care”

Board Certified Rheumatologist Robert E. Goodman, M.D., of the Arthritis and Rheumatology Clinic in Shreveport, has been caring for patients in the Ark-La-Tex since 1985. Dr. Goodman combines his specialized training and experience with personalized care to provide patients with leading-edge technology and the latest treatment options. Board-Certified in Rheumatology and Internal Medicine, Dr. Goodman received his undergraduate degree from LSU in Baton Rouge, and his Medical Degree from LSU School of Medicine in Shreveport. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, and his Rheumatology Fellowship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Tennessee.

A member of the active staff of Willis-Knighton Health Systems, and consulting staff of Christus Highland Hospital, Dr. Goodman is a member of the Shreveport Medical Society, Louisiana State Medical Society, American Medical Association, American College of Rheumatology, American Society of Internal Medicine, and American College of Physicians. He serves as Gratis Instructor for The Center of Excellence for Arthritis and Rheumatology at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.

Dr. Goodman also volunteers at the Martin Luther King Health Center in Shreveport (mlkhealth.org) where he has been a volunteer and supporter for 30 years. He received the MLK Health Center Humanitarian Award in 2013 for his dedicated service.

  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Internal Medicine
  • American College of Rheumatology
  • Past President Ark-la-Tex Arthritis Association
  • Shreveport Medical Society
  • Louisiana State Medical Society

Education and Training

  • Premedical - Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Medical - Louisiana State University School of Medicine, Shreveport, LA
  • Internship - Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
  • Residency - Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
  • Fellowship - University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences, Memphis, TN