Michael Goodman, MD – Performed over 3,000 cases with the Gamma Knife
Dr. Goodman graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1981, and completed a surgical internship at Duke University. At the University of Pittsburgh, the first Gamma Knife Center in the United States, Dr. Goodman completed his neurosurgical residency, followed by a fellowship in stereotactic surgery and radiosurgery in 1988. Dr. Goodman is the first neurosurgeon to be fellowship trained (in the United States) in Gamma Knife radiosurgery.
In 1989, Dr. Goodman started the fourth Gamma Knife center in the United States (the seventh in the world) at Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. He has treated over 3,000 patients with the Gamma Knife. Dr. Goodman is the director of Sacred Heart Hospital’s Gamma Knife Center and has served as Chief or Neurosurgery at Sacred Heart since 2008.