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Stuart B. Goodman MD, MSc, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, FBSE

Stanford University


Stuart B. Goodman MD, MSc, PhD, FRCSC, FACS, FBSE


Stuart B. Goodman is the Robert L. and Mary Ellenburg Professor of Surgery, and Professor with Tenure in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University. He has a courtesy appointment in the Department of Bioengineering, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chemistry, Engineering and Medicine for Human Health (ChEM-H) at Stanford University. He was Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University from 1994-2002. Dr. Goodman received his BSc, MD and MSc (Institute of Medical Science) from the University of Toronto, and his PhD in Orthopedic Medical Science from Lund University in Sweden. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada), the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Goodman was recognized as a Fellow, Biomaterials Science and Engineering (FBSE) by the International Union of Societies, Biomaterials Science and Engineering in May 2004, a Fellow of the Japanese Society of the Promotion of Science in 2011, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers in 2012. Dr. Goodman's clinical practice concentrates on adult reconstructive surgery; his clinical research interests center on the outcome of surgery for arthritis including total joint replacement, juvenile arthritis, and osteonecrosis of the hip and knee. His basic science interests center on biocompatibility of orthopaedic implants, inflammation and musculoskeletal tissue regeneration and repair. Dr. Goodman has published over 380 peer-reviewed manuscripts in medical and bioengineering journals.