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Podiatrist Rex Goodman Joins Ozarks Medical Center

Podiatrist Rex Goodman Joins Ozarks Medical Center

Meet him at OMC’s Free Community Education Dinner on August 16

Rex Goodman, DPM, Board Qualified Podiatrist, recently joined Ozarks Medical Center (OMC) Orthopedics and OMC Wound Care. Dr. Goodman provides treatment for foot and ankle pain, sports injuries, arthritis, and diabetic foot care through surgical and non-surgical means.

Dr. Goodman relocated to the Ozarks with his family after completing a 36-month residency program at Truman Medical Center in Kansas City. His wife, Cassie, and two sons, Hank and Beck, are looking forward to getting involved in the community. “I grew up in Miller, Missouri,” he said. “I wanted to come back to the Ozarks to raise my family.”

Dr. Goodman enjoys the outdoors and was inspired by the people of the area. “The people are what made me want to come to West Plains. The coworkers at OMC seemed very happy and compassionate about what they were doing. It will be a great fit,” he said.

Dr. Goodman earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine from Kent State College in Kent, Ohio. He completed his undergraduate studies in Biological Sciences at Brigham Young University in Rexburg, Idaho.

Dr. Goodman will be speaking at OMC’s Free Community Education Dinner on Thursday, August 16, at 6 p.m. The topic will be foot and ankle pain and diabetic foot care. The dinner is free and open to the public. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 417-257-6793.

“We are very excited to welcome Dr. Goodman to OMC,” said OMC President and CEO Tom Keller. “His passion for his profession and his sincere interest in helping patients will be an asset to OMC.”

Dr. Goodman joins orthopedic surgeons Dr. Susan Jolly, Dr. Chip Rowe, and Dr. James Rushford at OMC Orthopedics. He also joins the providers at OMC Wound Care that include Dr. Magdy Giurgius, Dr. Antony Joseph, Dr. Alexandre Makarian, Dr. William McGee, Dr. Sonia Gerlick, and Lynsey Sullivan, FNP-C. OMC Orthopedics is located at 1210 N. Kentucky Avenue and OMC Wound Care is located at 1665 Gibson Street in West Plains. For more information, call OMC Orthopedics at 417-256-1745 or OMC Wound Care at 417-257-5946.

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