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Shoulder SurgeryHand,Wrist,and/or Upper Extremity SurgeryArthroscopic Shoulder SurgeryShoulder Replacement SurgeryWrist SurgeryPediatric Upper Extremity
Hand SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery
MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore, MD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Pittsburgh, PA
Indiana University Hospital Indianapolis, IN
UPMC Children's Hospital of PittsburghUPMC PassavantUPMC Presbyterian
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Total Comments: 325
great surgeon with wonderful bedside manner
Dr. Goitz and his staff are wonderful. They are all polite and friendly. Dr. Goitz takes his time and throughly explains everything. He listened to my questions and concerns.
Dr. Goitz clearly explained the procedure to be done, showed the process X rays, and laid out the follow-up steps.
Dr Goitz is very kind and understanding! He is a wonderful Dr!
all were professionals and helpful
Waiting in the second waiting room is always too long and telling the assistant that comes in first everything and then having to repeat it to the doctor when he finally comes is is a bit redundant and a waste of the patients time.
When I stated that I didn't have full range of motion for my thumb, Dr. Goitz seemed to interpret that as me being unwilling to fully use my thumb. This is not the case.
the visit was good, answered my questions and concerns.
I was told in advance that the Doctor is one of the best in his field, and I was not disappointed. He even performed the procedure in a less painful way. He is open to innovation and is truly enthusiastic about his profession and puts the satisfaction of his patients in the highest regard.
Very thorough exam.
very thankful for Dr Goitz! would not have my hand if not for him.
Excellent care and very knowledgeable
Dr.Goitz provided a complete explanation of his diagnosis, treatment plan and next step alternatives.
Both the physician assistant who saw me initially and Dr. Goitz are skilled and efficient providers.
I always have a good experience when in need to see Dr Goitz. everyone in the office is professional and friendly. Great staff
I have been seeing Dr Goitz since 1999 and have had three hand surgeries, 1999, 2001 & 2005. I have referred him to my family & friends and i think he is the most qualified doctor in his field.
The nurse, resident and Dr. Goitz were exceptional
Dr. Goitz is always patient, very knowledgeable, sincere, and sympathetic to your situation. I have seen him for three times now and he has been great. He diagnosed my situation right away and is trying other things before surgery, which I really appreciate. If you don't have to have the surgery, he doesn't make you undergo surgery.
Appointment was for 4:00. I arrived at 3:40. Didn't get taken back to the exam room until almost 4:30. All this to have my stitches removed and have a 4 minute post surgical follow-up with the surgeon. Not sure if this is the norm, or there was an issue that made things get delayed.
Dr Goitz & his staff were knowledgable, efficient& professional!
Dr Goitz was new to me,but delightful.
Dr. Goitz was very knowledgeable and diagnosed my problem quickly. I believe the course of action he chose to help me recover was completely correct. He was courteous and professional and I would refer friends and family to the practice.
very happy with Dr. Goitz and staff
disappointed by lack of questions physician had about the problem. Also the incomplete exam. seemed to come in the exam room with diagnosis in his head after talking to fellow. It was the end of the day he just seemed tired.
The doctor is a very knowledgeable professional and a good listener. I highly value his advice and help; and I would definitely recommend him to other patients. The residents working with him also appear to be exceptional, too.
Great surgeon, good with kids
I received good care & advice.
Everyone I interacted with was professional and courteous. I thought Dr. Goitz was very direct and very helpful with his medical opinion and advice.
The doctor help me with my situation and gave me good advice.
Dr Goitz's expertise was welcome and I felt more confident about my prognosis. I would have appreciated it if he and his fellows had skimmed my medical record first before meeting with me.
my visit was very good
would not recommend this Dr. to anyone...
Dr. Goitz is an excellent providerand great surgeon .I would recommend him to family membersand friends
I am extremely satisfied with the care provided by Dr. Goitz and staff! I have already recommended him to friends.
I was very pleased with the help I received. They let me pick my surgery date.
Dr. Goitz fixed my problem by giving me some tendon gliding exercises. my pain is gone and my hands are getting stronger. I really appreciate his approach for exercise and general health before trying medications or expensive tests. He is clearly knowledgeable and experienced, however not very compassionate.
Great and quick service, great assessment, and efficient solution.
Excellent care given by all that visited our son during appointment.
Got an appointment fast,
Dr. Goitz is very thorough and caring.
Awesome Doctors & Staff!! Thank you all for the great care
very pleased with dr. goitz.
repeat visit, great provider
The provider got right to the point and I appreciated that. I was in and out very quickly.
felt like he either he didn't believe me or take my injury seriously. did nothing to examine it
very helpful explaining what I could and could not do about my problem
Best doctors visit ever no wait for anything
Dr. Goitz is excellent, takes his time, really listens, skilled proceduralist
Dr. Goitz was wonderful in respect to taking care of the issue with my hand(s). He is an awesome person, along with his surgical skills. I had the same procedure last year on the other hand. I regret that I only have 2 hands :), as the aftermath of both procedures were above expectations.
All went well.
I felt like I was wasting his time. Both the resident and the surgeon came across as kind of aloof and not that interested in my problem
Felt I could have been given all my options on my hands. The resident or Dr. I first I saw took the time with me. Dr.Goitz seemed to be in a hurry...and didn't seem all that interested to discuss what might be needed in the future. I will go back in the future and I will be sure there will be a better visit.
Excellent, thorough, very competent with good bedside manner as a bonus.
Dr. Goitz and his residence were excellent. They explained things well and were very understanding.
He was very helpful and attentive to my concerns.
Doctor Goitz and his staff are great.
vary brief visit, but good information provided by the physician
All good. Smart. Efficient. Inspired confidence.
Excellent provider. No issues with him.
dr goitz and the entire staff was very helpful, friendly, and professional from start to finish
very good experience.
Great provider. Very thorough.
Smooth process, efficient. Minimal wait. Everyone involved professional.
Streamlined.....never had a wait. Everyone in the office including Dr. Goitz very friendly and helpful.
I am very pleased with. Dr. Goitz and will continue to see him whenever I need anything
timely schedule and appointment
Everyone at that office were courteous and respectful. The doctor answered all of the questions that I had.
I felt very comfortable with the Dr. and he was very attentive and professional he will be performing surgery on my wrist in 2 weeks.
Dr Goitz has taken care of my mother, husband and myself. He is a wonderful physician.
i really liked the fact that the doctor introduced himself by Robert Goitz this makes me feel comfortable when doctors introduce themselves in this manner. PA was also a 10
very good visit. all were helpful and courteous. Doctor and PA listened to what I had to say
great physician, saw me immediately morning I called with thumb fracture
Everything went very well. The receptionist was very nice, the intake nurse was very thorough and expedient. Dr. Goitz's assistant was very attentive, and thorough also. Dr. Goitz himself, did a good job looking at everything, telling me what he found, and then made good suggestions as to what next steps could/should be taken.
Dr. Goitz is an excellent and thoughtful physician. He added me to his busy schedule at a short notice and thoroughly addressed my concern.
appointment scheduled very quickly, great resident, dr. was clearly an expert, and a nice enough human.
I felt like the doctor was dismissive of the pain because an xray didn't come back with anything. I tried to be upfront that it was a strange injury that i was struggling to understand and it didn't feel like he was invested in determining a cause. My boyfriend came with me and the staff and doctor kept assuming he was the patient.
Dr. Goitz is an outstanding surgeon. He listens carefully and is extremely patient. Rare qualities not always found in every doctor.
Great doctor and staff!
he is excellant
It was excellent
The care provider was excellent, very professional and thorough. I liked his conservative approach and his complete explanation.
Everyone at Dr. Goitz's office is very nice and helpful.
Anyone I talked with was very nice and professional
Dr. Goitz is the best. He has been so helpful with our daughter. He always gets back to us with any questions and is the best dr we have ever seen!
Dr. Goitz treated my son several years ago for broken bones in his hand, with excellent results.This was my first visit for myself. I am very satisfied with his assessment and potential course of action.
My experience was positive and empowering to know I should expect a full recovery from my orthopedic injury.
excellent care, very professional. Good outcome
Waited for a good while until I saw Dr. Goitz , but I know he is very busy.
this doctor came highly recommended by my husband
Dr. Goitz is an excellent physician and all of his staff are professional and respectful.
Provider still seen my child after I was running behind for my appointment and it was almost time for the office to close.
Knowing that I am very uncomfortable about needles, Dr. Goitz had the needles covered as her entered that room and spoke to me about treatment of my trigger thumb.... very much appreciated!!
I think the 43 mile drive to Dr Robert Goitz was the best health care I have received in a long time. He should be proud of his staff. UPMC Healthcare System and CEO's should also be very proud of the great service they provide. I just wish there was a way they could accept Highmark patients since I personally think the reasons for the riff is petty.
I did not leave with all my concerns answered.
extremley happy with Dr. Goitz. I have actually referred pts to him on several occasion. He is a highly regarding health care professional.
Dr Goitz has always been very professional and is a caring doctor.
Dr. Goitz, an orthopedic is very knowledgeable in his field. he did my carpel tunnel surgery, with excellent outcome. my appointment this time was a left elbow issue. I am confident that I will have the same result.
my injury was healing slowly so I wanted it to be evaluated with recommendations and this is exactly what drug did.
Though exam, asks questions, seen promptly. Offered choice of treatments.
the Dr. operated on my hand and this visit was to take the stiches out. Everything went great and we scheduled my next surgery for my other hand.
Dr. Goitz was fantastic, kind, and extremely knowledgeable. Highly recommended.
The experience was good and I was able to get a quick check up for my mother, as needed.
Everyone was great. I was very impressed how smooth everything went.
I had a good experience with everyone on the office on this visit
Doctor spend little time with patient but pa spemt time with me and was exceptional.
Dr. Goitz is very caring and takes his time with patients. He explains everything so I understand it. he's the best
Dr. Goitz and his team always help me with my trigger finger problems.
All of my office visits with Dr. Goitz have been timely and have met all of my medical needs & concerns. All office employees & medical staff are always professional & patient centered.
Dr. Goitz was very professional and also kind and relatable. He helped me understand the problem with my daughter's hand and make clear recommendations and put my mind at ease.
Really appreciated Dr. Goitz seeing me on such short notice. That was excellent.
Dr. Goitz and his staff are excellent in every aspect. I have recommended many others to him.
excellent surgeon! Recommend him to everyone.
I have seen Dr. Goitz about 5 times in the past including this visit and hope I can continue to see him every time I need medical help for my shoulders. I have all the confidence in the world when I see him.
Dr. Goitz and staff have always been professional. The first shoulder injection (Feb.'18) did not relieve the pain. However, the recent injection ( June '18) seems to be helping.
the care I received was thorough and professional, everyone was friendly and treated me with respect.
Dr. Goitz answered all of my concerns regarding my hand pain and how to best manage it.
I felt the physician and resident physician listened to me and answered my questions thoroughly. I was grateful to be given exercises and assured that my problem was likely not going to result in a return visit, but also given clear direction of what would require a return visit. Very good experience overall.
Dr. Goitz and the doctor assisting him did a fine job of addressing my medical problem.
Dr. Goitz is an excellent hand specialist. He knew exactly what was wrong and gave me the proper care that I needed to feel better and out of pain. He was also extremely friendly and took his time and answered all questions and concerns that I had. I was so impressed that I referenced him to my mother, which will need carpal tunnel surgery in the near future.
Dr Goitz seems like a great surgeon. But I am having a hard time relating to him on my post op care. I am doing everything he ask , and not getting the results , he just keeps saying lay on your elbow. That does not help! A previuos visit we talked about cleaning up scar tissue in 6 months, now he says wait 1 yr. He must have been busy and did not review my chart, he asked me for my range of motion numbers from PT. I did not know them. I am thankful the surgery went well, and my scar has healed wonderfully. But this limited ROM is NOT good! The fx elbow has drastically impacted my life. It has also effects my hand wrist and shoulder. Not sure if he can relate to that. I am super bummed when I leave his office.
Dr. Goitz made sure my questions were answered to my satisfaction. He is a true professional and I very much appreciated the care he provided.
very very good my visited was what i expected
Dr. Goitz is a top notch orthopedic surgeon and Pittsburgh is fortunate to have him. He has performed surgery on my hands with great success and has given me advice on my shoulders and I last saw him for his opinion on a recent surgery I had from an accident in Florida.
I was very surprised at the level of courtesy from the first step in the door, throughout the visit to the end. I was impressed by the care and empathy shown by the entire office from the receptionist to the assistant to the doctor and of course Dr. Goitz.
excellent provider, addressed all my needs.
Very happy with my experience with Dr.Goitz and his team, very reassuring and kind.
very good doctor and assistant
Dr. was efficient and courteous. explained everything very well. I was very satisfied
I was pleasantly surprised at the efficiency of the office in general. I was told that I'd be seen by a resident first and then the physician with whom I had the appointment. This is exactly what happened. Both were pleasant and knowledgeable.
It was a good visit. It was quick and I got the steroid shot for trigger finger and within 24 hours my finger was not stiff. I could move it in the morning without it sticking.
I appreciated the explanation of my diagnostic testing and the encouragement to use non-invasive treatment (PT) to help alleviate pain symptoms. I was pleased that my pain was treated however at that appointment with a steroid injection. I felt the discharge follow-up was a bit rushed, probably because I was a little unclear about making an appointment with a PT office.
He didn't listen to what I had to say, seemed like he didn't care and told me that what I was saying didn't make sense. How can he know what is wrong with me withot ordering any tests. I didn't go there just because I wanted to say Hi and give him my copay.
was taken care of and explained very well my problem.
my problem was a small ortho issue non injury related. only needed an injection cleared it right up.
I was referred and Dr Goitz did not disappoint.
Great experience, Dr. Goitz took all the time necessary to evaluate my son. Great doctor!
Allison who worked with Dr goitz was super sweet and informative. she explained many things in easy to understand terms.
Dr. Goitz was super plain and simple. His resident doctor was very good also. The staff in the waiting and registration area were courteous, professional and efficient.
Dr. Goitz is a compassionate, extremely knowledgeable surgeon with an excellent personality and great skills. He is an excellent role model for residents who serve with him.
I was seeing Dr. Goitz for a broken wrist and he took care of me very well. I only had to wait more than 15 mins this last visit(5/7/18) and the staff informed us that the Dr. was running behind so there was no problem. It was technically my last visit with the dr. because he informed me I have therapy to do and would only see him if I had any problems. I was very satisfied with Dr. Goitz and I healed very fast. I will see how the therapy helps me.
Dr Goitz is always kind,caring and patient. he listens to your problem and does what he needs to do to help me. I leave feeling that my problem was taken care of.
This visit was like all others. Excellent!
dr goitz is very Down to earth, listens intently to questions, and works with us to develop a plan of care that works for all
Dr Goitz and his associate were outstanding.
,knowledgeable, courteous, thoughtful, and kind staff and medical personnel!
DR. Goitz and his UPMC Orthopedic team are as good as it gets.....efficient, on time, personable, intelligent, empathetic .etc...they know their medicine...and they certainly know how to communicate with their patients in this case me....
All of Dr. Goitz's staff and Dr. Goitz were professional, supportive, helpful and informative. Staff inquired into additional potential injury to my right rotator cuff while assessing range of motion with my right arm. Dr. Goitz provided new insight into the swelling and pain in my neck from potential blood accumulation from the cycling injury resulting in my anterior dislocated right clavicle. Dr. Goitz was very very eager to help me return to my normal range of activities and quality of life. Dr. Goitz was thorough in explaining the options available to me surgically and non-surgically. Dr. Goitz provided me with potential surgical services in both the U.s. and Canada. I left Dr. Goitz's office much more knowledgeable about my injury and with options available that I didn't have prior to the visit.
Dr. Goitz is absolutely one of finest Dr's I have had the opportunity to be seen by.
Excellent doctor. Explained options.
He laid out the options for treatment clearly to me and, while he was disappointed in my choice, he respected them.
Dr. Goitz is a wonderful person and doctor. He spends time with me asking and listening. Explains all my options and explaining the pros and cons of each. I do not feel rushed while I am with him.
Carpal Tunnel Surgery was prompt and doctor and staff were very courteous, attentive, and professional. Had some problems with right hand, burning sensation, stiffness and the inability to use hand for a few days. However, I have been improving.
Dr. Goitz and his associate took great care to explain a complicated injury, and my options to correct. I have very high confidence in this doctor.
very good care
Dr Goitz is a Fabulous Doctor ...he takes time with you and explains everything very well.
Courteous staff, answered all questions.
I am a retired physician. I have seen Dr. Goitz on a few occasions myself and have received good care. I have referred patients to him, including family members. They have received good care. He is an able physician in terms of his medical skills. And he is honest and nice.
I'm very happy to have met Dr Goitz for my need I will see him again. to follow up visit.
Excellent service overall. The doctor really took time to explain my situation and told me what I can do to remedy it.
I was seen in timely efficient manner, received treatment that provided relief of my pain.
He was knowledgeable about my issue. He provided a brace to help with healing my injury.
I love my doctor he's a great guy and that office is very professional
Very happy with this visit...everyone, especially the doctor was more than helpful, considerate and made me feel I was getting the care and attention necessary.
Excellent experience overall
Dr Goitz was very nice and professional. I was great full they got me in ASAP. And Dr Goitz re-arranged his schedule so I could have surgery ASAP, this meant a lot to me !His fellow and PA were very nice and explained things and answered my questions.the front desk was very friendly, and the gentleman who helped me with my sling,great experience under the circumstances.
This office runs like a machine the assistants were courteous, knowledgeable and professional. I got there early and they had me in and out in 30 minutes and I didn't feel slighted at all. Very thorough.
He was very knowledgeable and my visit was very quick
Quite happy with the service overall
When I made the appointment that morning, the pain in my hand had me very concerned. The things the Doctor said made me see that things were just going to take about a month to work out. I did not know that before and was scared. The Doctor showed me the arthritis in my hand on the X-Ray, which I had not been aware of the bone spur. So as a result, I will not be so quick to panic in the future.
I have seen Dr. Goitz many times over the past years and have always been impressed with his professionalism, experience and bedside manner. I am very appreciative that he has an office in UPMC South! Thank you!
I saw 2 doctors during my visit, and they both explained things thoroughly to me. Dr. Goitz was very personable.
acceptable treatment, all things considered.
everyone in the office was kind, friendly and professional
Dr. Goitz is the best!
I thought Dr. Goitz was very good at his profession. I have great confidence in his ability to help me regain my normal status with my hand.
Dr. Robert Goitz was very courteous, patient, and knowledgeable regarding the injury my sustained.
Great doctor and medical staff.
ALL IS GOOD
Dr. Goitz is an amazing doctor. He is caring and offers the best medical advice for my health problem.
Dr. Goitz is the finest specialist in hand and arm surgery and care. I could not imagine seeing anyone else.
had a great experience with doctor and staff!
Dr, Goitz is an excellent doctor and surgeon. I had hand surgery several weeks ago and his work is exceptional! He takes the time to explain the procedure both in the office and before the actual surgery. I cannot say enough good about him and the staff in the surgery center!!!
I recently had surgery, and was totally satisfied.
Very informative and caring.
Dr. Goetz is a excellent Doctor, trust him with my visit's, his care, understanding, (no coment on UPMC) Am Highmark Freedom Blue, do not agree with UPMC's practice of still holding grudge with Highmark, it effect's the Drs. & the patient's. Enough Said, Drs. Great, Wish all envoled the best.
very positive experience
Dr. Goitz is a wonderful, caring physician. He had many patients to see, yet he took the time to carefully explain what was wrong with my hand. I have absolute faith in his care and I would highly recommend him!
excellent surgeon with a great attitude. I feel very fortunate to have him as my surgeon. thanks Dr. Goitz for putting me back together. "good as new"
dr. Goitz very congenial & professional, explained how long steroid inj. would begin to take effect. waiting as it is only 3 days after inj.
The experience was fine but brief. The provider seemed like he was in a hurry to move on but did answer questions that I had.
My experience was very good. The doctor was listened and understood the issue and was able to treat straight away. He spent enough time with me and discussed next steps, if needed.
Dr. Goitz and his assistant were wonderful. They listened and provided the information I was looking for.
Exceptional physician. My wife has been a patient and has wanted me to get an opinion on numb fingers and thumbs that has been a problem since upper spine surgery 4 years ago.
Besides a long wait provider was great and answered all my questions.
The Dr. was cold, and did not hear me.
satisfied with everything so far
I am still having an occasional triggering finger on my left hand, middle finger, but it seems to be getting better.
I arrived at 12:30 for my 12:45 appointment. The doctor saw me at 2:21.
the providers were great they spoke clearly and gave great eye contact I have nothing to say bad about them
Not one bad thing to say about the entire visit
My experience was very good. I have been putting of a minor surgery and decided to go through with it when I realized I had vacation time I could use before the end of the year. My doctor and his staff were kind enough to accommodate my schedule during the holidays and I appreciate it.
Dr. Goitz is very understanding and an excellent surgeon.
Dr Goitz & his staff are very congenial. It has been a pleasure to have had my surgery (elective) done by him. It's the second procedure he's done for me. Once on my left thumb & now my right. All went very smoothly. Since my surgery was done only two weeks ago I have recovered some mobility but complete recuperation will be three months. Except for tiny scarring one would never know I had surgery done on the left hand. Mobility is excellent. My husband has had hand surgery by him as did a friend's son. both of them are extremely pleased. I've talked Dr Goitz up among friends & aquaintences. I think he is stellar!
Dr. Goetz is wonderful. That goes for his PA. Allison Voelker as well. His intern was also very nice and knowledgeable. I could not be happier with the whole team.
Dr.s assistant talked with me about my hand that goes numb several times a day. Dr. Goitz came in was with me about less than five minutes. When I was given a brace to wear during the night I asked if I could see the Dr. again for a further question. His assistant returned not Dr. Goitz. How do you establish a re-pore with your Dr?
Goitz was great. His resident was also great. Prompt, straight forward, well informed and both were good to interact with
Barring an emergency on one occasion, Dr Goitz is generous with his time in post-op visits, and has monitored my case, which had an unusually slow recovery, very closely. I blame myself for not getting in contact with him in the first two weeks after surgery, when a tight binding could have been loosened, perhaps avoiding a 'frozen hand' syndrome. This is a remarkable surgeon who unlike some specialists deals effectively with patients (and their lay questions) out of the operating room. He knows that a bit of moral support in physical therapy does count.
excellent. needed to get to work afterwards. everything was on time so no problem. called to schedule surgery today, also excellent and timely
excellent visit with fellow and with Dr. Goitz! reception area person did not look up or address me when I came in; I stood there for a few minutes. she was not very pleasant about directing me to online check-in. I would say the reception experienc was unfriendly.
This doctor and his team are excellent. I've had experience before this with Dr. Goitz and since have recommended him to several friends and family members.
This is an outstanding practice in every way. Dr. Goitz and his staff could not have been nicer or more attentive. The care I received on the day of my surgery -- got surgery after traumatic injury same day I presented to ER -- was superior, and the follow up appointment was completed with competence, efficiency and compassion from all who interacted with me.
Dr. Goitz is a down to earth professional and a true credit to his profession, as well.
Appreciated short wait time before seeing Dr. Clerks at desk worked together to get you serviced. Resident evaluation for Dr. thorough. Dr. very precise about treatment choice and options to promote healing.
Dr. Goitz is the best.
Very courteous and helpful staff, courteous, helpful, knowledgeable and straightforward physicians.
I had a very bad experience it was a waste of my time and money to go to this provider cause he moved my wrist made me hurt more and said nothing was wrong and sent me home
Dr Goitz was and his intern were good was at DIAGNOSING my injury and proving treatment that made me in less pain. I was satisified with visit.
I am always impressed that this provider takes you exactly at your appointment time and spends the necessary time addressing my concerns.
Dr Goitz was professional, courteous and put my son at ease.
Everyone made this experience a positive one and you could tell the staff respected one another and worked well together to make sure the care in healthcare was evident.
Excellent experience with this office and all providers I came in contact with.
Dr. Robert Goitz is awesome, lucky to have him working on me. referred by Dr. Fu 15 years ago.
Dr Glitz is very good and I've always had good experiences when I come to his office by him and his staff.
Their manner helped me to remain calm while they set the bone
I love my Doctor and his PA is also amazing!
Dr. Goitz is fabulous!
Dr. Goitz did a muscle graft surgery on me about 8 years ago. I am having issues due to the complexity of my injury even now so I found him. He changed my life with that surgery and I now have limited movement of my arm. Before, I had none at all. I wouldn't be where I am in life if it wasn't for him. I started crying at my visit. He thought it was because I was talking about my arm. I was actually crying because it was very overwhelming to be seen by the doctor who changed my life and understands my injury.
Dr. Goitz was kind and answered the questions that I had. I did, however, have a long wait. My appointment was at 1:45 pm and although I was seen by a resident within a half hour of arrival, I waited an additional half hour in the exam room to see Dr. Goitz.
thoughtful and compassionate
Good experience. Dr. Goitz is great.
Dr. Goitz is very caring and does not rush you.
Dr. Goitz is a thoughtful clinician. he really took the time to listen to my history, discuss my symptoms, and do a focused and thorough exam. He went over all the possible causes of my symptoms and provided reasonable and practical suggestions as to how I should proceed.
I received such excellent service and care. Dr. Goitz is lovely and was so helpful, professional , and gentle. The fellow was also very lovely , warm, and most competent. I was so impressed with how caring everyone was among the office staff. I think this ortho clinic is beyond excellent!!!!!! After having recently retired from a long nursing career, it is great to know that there are still caring professionals out there....especially my being on the other side of the "bed" this time!
We arrived almost an hour early expecting to wait until our appointment time, but they got us in early and prmoptly performed xrays and got us on our way. Great flow and teamwork! Thumbs up!
I appreciated that there was an announcement that Dr. Goitz's clinic was running approximately 15 minutes behind schedule. It helped with my expectations. Because I had been fit in on short notice, I understood why they might be running late, and that was not a problem, but it was so good to be informed.
Highly impressed with the competency and care provided by Dr. Goitz and his P.A.
Dr. Goitz is simply fantastic!
My visit was exceptional and I will recommend the office and doctor to everyone.
Some questions do not apply, the service was excellent from the moment I arrived until I left the office.
professional, friendly, attentive service. All that anyone could reasonable expect. I would highly recommend this office.
From my first visit to my last visit I was absolutely treated with very professional care and information
The experience from the actual surgery through the follow-up visit, was the most amazing and valued patient care that I have experienced. In a time when patient care has taken on another face in our country, this team demonstrated that it doesn't have to be compromised! Dr. Robert Goitz and the professional support team was Amazing and I thank you for the opportunity "Tell Someone!"
very happy with everything
I'm very pleased with my care team.
We waited over an hour after admitted to the exam room to see the doctor
Dr.Goitz performed wrist surgery on myself. Upon entering the outer office to Post Op,I could not have been more pleased.I am in health care and I was assessing everything. Entrance to exit..... PERFECTION!!!!
first time visit. every one was very punctual and concerned. I was very impressed.
Dr. Goitz is an excellent doctor. His approach is conservative care....in other words....let nature take its course when possible and only move to surgery when all other options have been exhausted and appear to not be addressing the problem. I have complete faith in his judgement and ability to treat.
Provided great care, took time to explain, showed interest in problem
The nurse, pa and dr were excellent and enjoyable
my on!y complaint would be the 45 minute wait. I do understand things happen, and schedule s get backed up.. Dr Goitz was very friendly. And put me at ease about a possible surgery.
I initially went to see Dr. Christopher Manning who didn't take my insurance and he referred me to Dr. Goitz. I got an appointment right away, the doctor took care of the problem, and I have had no issues since I saw Dr. Goitz.
Very efficient and professional staff. The office and exam rooms were very clean
Thoughtful in making care decisions, and explaining options
Dr. Goitz is very informative.
I have had to see Dr. Goitz on many occasions and always feel he and his staff have done an exceptional job.
Great experience with reception, nursing assistant, resident and doctor. The team was extremely efficient, courteous, and professional during my entire visit. Very happy with the way I was treated by the staff!
Superb response to my medical issues by PA and Dr. Goitz.
good and on time
though medical history in front of him on paper, was unaware of it.
Dr. Goitz is a great physician! I would definitely refer him to a friend or family member. My husband referred me to him!
Dr. Goitz is very caring, knowledgable, patient, and a very good doctor.
I had a great experience. the staff was knowledge and understanding. the only thing I would have added was a written after visit summary reviewing what we talked about.
very efficient staff. was in exam room within 5 mins of appointment time. very pleasant expience. Associate was very thorough and showed concern for condition. Dr Goitz explained every thing as to why condition came or how it worked and how to correct. explain time frame as to when condition would be resolved. very friendly and I would recommend him to anyone. He was recommended to me by my son who also saw him for wrist problem just recently that was resolved also.
Everyone we dealt with was great. I'm just glad we didn't have to wait several days to get in to see an orthopedist, which was the alternative if this appointment wasn't an option.
excellent, comprehensive care and attention
Dr. Goitz was the surgeon who repaired my torn rotator cuff. In my experience he is an exceptional surgeon. I feel the procedure was a total success. I would definitely recommend his services.
I waited for over an hour to see the doctor. I was about to leave when the nurse showed up.
Always excellent care by Dr. Goitz and his staff.
Needs to work a bit on the "warm bedside manner" but very knowledgeable and competent.
Dr. Goitz actually listened to me and demonstrated that he heard me. It was very refreshing to have a provider that allowed me to participate in my care. I didn't feel like another number.
Dr Goitz is more than a good doctor, I value the fact that he's a good listener. Excellent care!!!
My visit was a great example of how a session with a physician should be.
Dr Goitz is beyond excellenthis staff is awesome
I liked that the doctor listened to everything I had to say and presented me with options to resolve the problem I am experiencing. He was practical, thoughtful and caring.
I see a great provider and medical staff.
Every time that we were there for an appointment or surgery everyone has been fantastic, we would recommend your facility and doctors to anyone.
This was an outstanding visit.
dr Goitz is the best Doc I ever dealt with. he was God sent
everything was good
Indecisive, cattle call mentality, scares me into a second opinion
spent great time with me.
This was my first visit with Dr. Goitz. I was very impressed with the entire experience and I would highly recommend my friends and family to this office!
Excellent orthopedist, appropriately conservative treatment in this instance, real concern for patients.
knowledgeable, caring service
Dr.Goitz is the best.
doctor was very focused
Dr. Goitz and his staff are great. For this appointment the service was extremely fast with almost no waiting times. Dr. Goitz listened to all of my concerns and addressed them. He's a great doctor.
i thought dr. Goitz and his staff were outstanding!
Always a good experience with Dr. Goitz and staff.
I had an excellent response to the treatment that was given to me on 02/08/17.
Great job solved the trigger finger problem with a simple steroid shot. Easy in easy out.
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