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Russell Goode, MD

  • Infirmary Medical Clinics
  • Infirmary Physician Alliance
  • Accepting New Patients
  • NPI Number: 1518278126
  • Primary Specialty: Orthopaedics
  • Languages Spoken: English

About Russell

Dr. Russell Goode is the only fellowship-trained Orthopaedic Trauma specialist in the Mobile area community hospital systems. He completed his undergraduate degree in chemistry at the University of South Alabama as well his medical school and residency training with the University of South Alabama health systems. Upon graduation, he spent a year at the University of Missouri under the training of 8 Orthopaedic Trauma specialists before coming back to the Mobile area.

Dr. Goode is still active with the University serving on the Medical Alumni Association Executive Board and overseeing the Frederick N Meyer 5013c nonprofit organization which provides educational support and grants for the USA Orthopaedic residency. He also oversees the only truly comprehensive Orthopaedic osteoporosis clinic run by his wife, Sarah Goode, DNP.

It is his ultimate goal to elevate and standardize the level of care orthopaedic patients.

Certifications:

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association Fellow
  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Affiliations Mobile Infirmary, Gulf Orthopaedics | Springhill, Gulf Orthopaedics | Hillcrest, Gulf Orthopaedics | Saraland
Publications
  • Putting the Brakes on Breaks: Osteoporosis Screening and Fracture Prevention Issue #2017 Dec;8(4):238-24, 2017
    • Author: Goode SC, Beshears JL, Goode RD, Wright TF, King A, Crist BD.
    • Publisher: Geriatric Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation

    This prospective study sought to implement a screening tool to identify and risk stratify at-risk patients for osteoporosis and evaluate patient knowledge of osteoporosis and fragility fractures in an orthopedic trauma clinic affiliated with a level 1 trauma academic center. doi: 10.1177/2151458517743153. Epub 2017 Nov 28. PMID: 29318086; PMCID: PMC5755845.

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  • Safety and Complications Associated With MRI-Conditional External Fixators in Patients With Tibial Plateau Fractures: A Case Series 2018
    • Author: Gillig, J. D., Goode, R. D., Campfield, B., Crim, J. R., & Crist, B. D.
    • Publisher: Journal of orthopaedic trauma

    To address the safety of obtaining magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in patients with temporary knee-spanning external fixators placed for tibial plateau fractures. Gillig, J. D., Goode, R. D., Campfield, B., Crim, J. R., & Crist, B. D. (2018). Safety and Complications Associated With MRI-Conditional External Fixators in Patients With Tibial Plateau Fractures: A Case Series. Journal of orthopaedic trauma, 32(10), 521–525. https://doi.org/10.1097/BOT.0000000000001246

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Medical Interests Areas of Interest:

Common conditions treated:

  • Hip Fractures
  • Pelvic Fractures
  • Distal Femur Fractures
  • Tibial Plateau Fractures
  • Tibia Fractures
  • Ankle Fractures
  • Foot Fractures
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Elbow Fractures
  • Forearm Fractures
  • Wrist and Hand Fractures

Common procedures performed:

  • Hip replacement
  • Fracture fixation
  • Nonunion repair
  • Malunion repair
  • Chronic and Acute Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Fragility Fractures
  • Amputations