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About Dr. David Goodwin

Dr. David Goodwin specializes in the non-operative and surgical treatment of both youth and adult patients with shoulder, knee, hip, and sports injuries.

After attending George Washington University for his undergraduate and medical education, Dr. Goodwin completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Georgetown University. He then completed a sports medicine fellowship at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City. During his training, Dr. Goodwin specialized in the treatment of athletic injuries, arthroscopy, and shoulder surgery, with a focus in hip arthroscopy and cartilage restoration techniques.

Dr. Goodwin is committed to providing state-of-the-art care to his patients with advanced arthroscopy and joint preservation techniques. His expertise includes minimally invasive, arthroscopic, and reconstructive procedures of the knee, hip, and shoulder. He also brings extensive experience in the treatment of pediatric injuries and injury prevention in children and utilizes numerous noninvasive procedures for injuries such as platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections.

In addition to his work at Arthritis & Sports Orthopaedics & Physical Therapy, Dr. Goodwin continues to be involved in medical education and training. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine, where he mentors medical students. Dedicated to caring for athletes in the area, Dr. Goodwin is currently a team physician for multiple team sports and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM).

A lifelong athlete, Dr. Goodwin continues to be active in distance running, tennis, and snowboarding. He is an avid Washington Commanders fan, and is dedicated to providing quality care to his patients.

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Type I SLAP with Rotator Cuff Tear

Goodwin D, Strauss E. (2017). “A 60-Year-Old Active Female with Concomitant Type 1 SLAP and Rotator Cuff Tear” in Verma & Strauss The Biceps and Superior Labrum Complex: A Clinical Casebook.  Chapter 9. New York City, NY: Springer.

Injectable Biological Treatments for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Weinberg M, Kaplan D, Pham H, Goodwin D, Dold A, Chiu E, Jazrawi L. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery Review 2017;5(4):e2.

Conjoined Tendon Transfer for Traumatic Anterior Glenohumeral Instability in Patients With Large Bony Defects and Anterior Capsulolabral Deficiency

Douoguih W, Goodwin D, Churchill R, Paulus M, Maxwell A. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 2017.

The Evaluation of the Patient with a Knee Ligament Injury

Goodwin D, Kaplan D, Small W, Strauss E, Campbell K. In Mascarenhas, Bhatia, and Lowe (Ed.) Ligamentous Injuries of the Knee; Chapter 1. NOVA Science Publishers.

Rotator Cuff Tear Shape Characterization: A Prospective Comparison of Two-Dimensional Imaging and Three-Dimensional Magnetic Resonance Reconstructions

Goodwin D, Kaplan D, Fralinger D, Gyftopoulos S, Meislin R, Jazrawi L. Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine, 2016; 4(7): 4.

Accurate Intraoperative Evaluation of Dorsal Screw Prominence after Polyaxial Volar Plate Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures Utilizing the Hoya View: A Cadaveric Study

Dolce D, Goodwin D, Rutkowski M, Edwards S. Hand, 2014; 9(4): 511-5.


Goodwin D, Kalantar SB. (2014). In M Miller & S Thompson (Ed.) DeLee and Drez’s Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 4th Edition; Chapter 127. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders.

The Role of Arthroscopy in Chronic Elbow Instability

Goodwin D, Dynin M, Macdonnell J, Kessler M. Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery, 2013; 29: 2029-36.

Patellar Instability

Goodwin D, Postma W. Open Access Journal of Sports Medicine 2013; 1:5.

Driving after Orthopaedic Surgery

Goodwin D, Baecher N, Pitta M; Letzelter, J, Marcel, J, Argintar, E. Orthopaedics, 2013; 36: 469-474.

America’s Medical Malpractice Crisis: The role of the Medical Malpractice Insurance Industry

Goodwin D. Michigan Journal of Economics. 2006; 20(1), 5-25.


Arthritis & Sports – South Riding

  • 25055 Riding Plaza, Suite 260, South Riding, VA 20152

  • Phone: 703.272.5000

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Here's What Our Patients Say About Dr. Goodwin

The entire staff here is AWESOME! I’ve been dealing with knee pain for over a week (shame on me). Went into the office and Dr. Goodwin had me feeling so much better! No more pain! Thank Dr. Goodwin and team!

Monica R.

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One of the most thorough, compassionate doctors around. He fixed my son’s broken wrist, my elbow, and he’s now helping me get my shoulder back to “normal”. So thankful he’s so close to my home and I don't have to travel across town for a great orthopedic doctor!

Anna D.

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Dr. Goodwin is one of the best doctors I have visited. I broke my wrist last month and I was able to make an appointment right away to get a cast. I really appreciate him and his staff for their great care and service. If you are looking for a great Orthopedist, go see Dr. Goodwin! He is the best!

Sara T.

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