St. Anthony Announces Arrival of Full-Time Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Richard Goding, with Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

“Our partnership with Capital Orthopaedics & Sports medicine will bring a full spectrum of orthopaedic services, allowing the highest quality of care close to home.”

posted on 8/13/2020 in Press Releases

St. Anthony Regional Hospital announced today Orthopaedic Surgeon Richard Goding, M.D., will begin seeing patients full-time at the hospital on Monday, Aug. 17. Dr. Goding joins St. Anthony through Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, PC, a Des Moines-based, board-certified group of orthopaedic specialists. The partnership allows for full-time, comprehensive orthopaedic service at St. Anthony.

Richard Goding, MD“I am excited about the opportunity to build a new, multi-specialty orthopaedic program in west central Iowa,” said Dr. Goding, who relocated to Carroll with his wife, Janet of 12 years and daughters, Sydney, age 12, and Madison, 10, this month. “Investment in and support of an orthopaedic program of this quality in Iowa is totally unique – our program features a tremendous facility, a team of talented orthopaedic specialists and an administration that truly supports the program.”

Dr. Goding joins Brian Crites, M.D. in serving St. Anthony through Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. Two additional orthopaedists will join the team as visiting specialists in September.

“The addition of Dr. Goding to our team at St. Anthony marks an important milestone in the future of orthopaedic service for our region,” said Ed Smith, St. Anthony President and CEO. “Our partnership with Capital Orthopaedics & Sports medicine will bring a full spectrum of orthopaedic services, allowing the highest quality of care close to home.”

“Our excitement surrounding our partnership with St. Anthony continues to grow as our orthopaedic providers settle into the community,” said Ryan Smith, Vice President/COO for Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. “We view St. Anthony as an anchor location for the region and the state. It is our hope that this partnership will spark continued growth in orthopaedic service offerings and our presence throughout Iowa.”

Dr. Goding comes to St. Anthony from the Joint Preservation Institute of Iowa in West Des Moines, where he specialized in joint preservation and reconstruction surgery since 2016. At the same time, he held a practice at Wayne County Hospital in Corydon. Prior to that, Dr. Goding was in Champaign, Illinois with Christie Clinic Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine Center and served 10 years at West Kauai Medical Center in Waimea, Hawaii.

Dr. Goding has completed fellowships in shoulder, knee and foot and ankle surgery. His residency was completed at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center in New York, and he completed his medical education at Georgetown University School of Medicine. His undergrad was completed at Oklahoma State University, and he is a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dr. Goding is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

“My wife and I are excited to raise our family in the community of Carroll – a nice, safe small town with a solid base of industry and quality education,” Dr. Goding said. “It is my honor to provide orthopaedic service to west central Iowans here at St. Anthony. This is an unparalleled opportunity.”

In his free time, Dr. Goding enjoys spending time with his family, hunting and fishing. He also hosts a radio show entitled Joint Preservation Institute of Iowa Radio on WHO News Radio 1040 Sunday mornings at 8:00 a.m.

To schedule your orthopaedic surgery or follow-up appointments, please contact Capital Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Carroll at (712) 794-5536.


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