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Isak A. Goodwin
( out of 67 reviews )

Isak A. Goodwin, MD

Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Clinical Locations

Farmington Health Center

Farmington
801-213-3200

Huntsman Cancer Institute - Cancer Hospital North

2K, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Salt Lake City
801-213-4269

Primary Children's Hospital

Pediatric Plastic Surgery
Salt Lake City
801-662-1000

University of Utah Hospital

Plastic Surgery, Area E
Salt Lake City
801-581-7719
  • Dr. Isak Goodwin is a board certified, fellowship trained plastic surgeon. His clinical interests include aesthetic plastic surgery, adult and pediatric hand surgery, and reconstructive microsurgery. His areas of focus are aesthetic and functional reconstruction of traumatic injuries, deficits caused by cancer, body contouring after massive weight loss, gender affirming surgery, surgery for tetraplegia, and congenital differences of the hand. He is experienced in using microsurgery for free tissue transfer, peripheral nerve reconstruction and replantation. Dr. Goodwin places a high value on patient goals, finding the best options for the individual. He sees patients at the Huntsman Cancer Center, Primary Children’s Medical Center, the University of Utah’s Main Hospital and Farmington Health Center

    Board Certification

    American Board of Plastic Surgery
    American Board of Plastic Surgery (Sub: Hand Surgery)

    Patient Rating

    4.8 /5
    ( out of 67 reviews )

    The patient rating score is an average of all responses on our patient experience survey. The rating averages scores for all questions about care from our providers.

    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    April 26, 2024
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Dr Goodwin was extremely kind and explained how the procedure would go and what expectations I could expect. He made me feel confident and comfortable. Thank you for enhancing my life!

    April 21, 2024
    PRIMARY CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER

    He was very flexible with our schedule and gave us great feedback and options on what we can do moving forward.

    April 11, 2024
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    I recommend at least having a consultation because the staff is very quick responding and thorough, and Dr Goodwin is very personable, professional and honest. So far I've had a great experience.

    April 06, 2024
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    An excellent staff of kind and competent people.

    March 17, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Salt Lake City is lucky to have Dr. Goodwin

    March 15, 2024
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Dr Goodwin is awesome. During my pre-op appointment, he explained the procedure and recovery for top surgery. He asked about my preferences for multiple aspects of the procedure along the way. I feel so much more prepared and ready for surgery now.

    February 26, 2024
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Goodwin was professional and communicative. He explained things clearly and took into account what I had to say about my desired results. The interactions I've had with him and his staff have been the most informed and pleasant experiences I've had with healthcare since beginning my medical transition.

    February 04, 2024
    FARMINGTON HEALTH CENTER

    I couldn¿t have asked for a better doctor than Dr. Goodwin. I feel extremely lucky that I get to work with him and feel very confident in his abilities. Him and his whole team have been wonderful!

    January 14, 2024
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Very caring, answers all questions and very professional.

  • Dr. Isak Goodwin is a board certified, fellowship trained plastic surgeon. His clinical interests include aesthetic plastic surgery, adult and pediatric hand surgery, and reconstructive microsurgery. His areas of focus are aesthetic and functional reconstruction of traumatic injuries, deficits caused by cancer, body contouring after massive weight loss, gender affirming surgery, surgery for tetraplegia, and congenital differences of the hand. He is experienced in using microsurgery for free tissue transfer, peripheral nerve reconstruction and replantation. Dr. Goodwin places a high value on patient goals, finding the best options for the individual. He sees patients at the Huntsman Cancer Center, Primary Children’s Medical Center, the University of Utah’s Main Hospital and Farmington Health Center

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Surgery -Primary
    Academic Divisions Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
    Board Certification
    American Board of Plastic Surgery
    American Board of Plastic Surgery (Sub: Hand Surgery)

    Education history

    Fellowship Hand & Microsurgery - The Buncke Clinic Fellow
    Plastic Surgery - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    Internship/Residency General Surgery - Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Intern/Resident
    Medicine - Drexel University College of Medicine M.D.
    Other Training Premed Program - University of Vermont Postbaccalaureate Studies
    Howard Hughes Biomedical Research Internship - Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Research Intern
    Undergraduate Biology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology - Dartmouth College B.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Goodwin IA, Luo J, Veith J, Magno-Pardon DA, Willcockson J, Matsen C, Kwok AC, Agarwal, C (Sept 2022). Current Practices in Pathologic Assessment of Breast Tissue in Female-to-Male Transgender Top Surgery (accepted for Sept 2022 pub). (Epub ahead of print) Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
    2. Bertolaccini CM, Prazak AMB, Goodwin IA, Kwok A, Mendenhall SD, Rockwell WB, Agarwal J, Pannucci CJ (2021). Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism in Microvascular Surgery Patients Using Weight-Based Unfractionated Heparin Infusions. J Reconstr Microsurg, 38(5), 395-401. (Read full article)
    3. Chen ML, Patel DP, Moses RA, Goodwin IA, Safa B, Watt AJ, Hotaling JM (2021). Infrapubic Insertion of Penile Implants in Transmen After Phalloplasty. Urology, 152, 79-83. (Read full article)
    4. Tieman JT, Nourian MM, Agbenorku P, Hoyte-Williams PE, Farhat B, Goodwin IA, Swistun L, Foreman KB, Rockwell WB (2021). Developing a Breast Reconstruction Program in a Resource-Constrained Ghanaian Teaching Hospital: Needs Assessment and Implementation. Ann Plast Surg, 86(2), 129-131. (Read full article)
    5. Odobescu A, Dawson D, Goodwin I, Harris PG, BouMerhi J, Danino MA (2019). High-Fidelity Microsurgical Simulation: The Thiel Cadaveric Nerve Model and Evaluation Instrument. Plast Surg (Oakv), 27(4), 289-296. (Read full article)
    6. Hosein RC, Odobescu A, Goodwin IA (2019). A Novel Technique for Microsurgery on Calcified Arteries: Venous Interposition Grafting. Eplasty, 19, pb3. (Read full article)
    7. Odobescu A, Goodwin I, Berbiche D, BouMerhi J, Harris PG, Danino MA (2018). High Fidelity Microsurgical Simulation: The Thiel Model and Evaluation Instrument. Plast Surg (Oakv), 27(2), 118-124. (Read full article)
    8. Kwok AC, Simpson AM, Willcockson J, Donato DP, Goodwin IA, Agarwal JP (2018). Complications and their associations following the surgical repair of pressure ulcers. Am J Surg, 216(6), 1177-1181. (Read full article)
    9. Bertolaccini CM, Prazak AMB, Agarwal J, Goodwin IA, Rockwell WB, Pannucci CJ (2018). Adequacy of Fixed-Dose Heparin Infusions for Venous Thromboembolism Prevention after Microsurgical Procedures. J Reconstr Microsurg, 34(9), 729-734. (Read full article)
    10. Scheefer MF, Agbenorku P, Hoyte-Williams PE, Farhat B, Goodwin IA, Rockwell WB (2018). Combining Breast Reduction Techniques to Treat Gigantomastia in Ghana. Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open, 6(2), e1673. (Read full article)
    11. Labroo P, Shea J, Edwards K, Ho S, Davis B, Sant H, Goodwin I, Gale B, Agarwal J (2017). Novel drug delivering conduit for peripheral nerve regeneration. J Neural Eng, 14(6), 066011. (Read full article)
    12. Berger I, Goodwin I, Buncke GM (2017). Fluoroquinolone-Associated Tendinopathy of the Hand and Wrist: A Systematic Review and Case Report. Hand (N Y), 12(5), NP121-NP126. (Read full article)
    13. Kwok AC, Goodwin IA, Ying J, Agarwal JP (2015). National trends and complication rates after bilateral mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction from 2005 to 2012. Am J Surg, 210(3), 512-6. (Read full article)
    14. Garlick JW, Goodwin IA, Wolter K, Agarwal JP (2015). Arterialized venous flow-through flaps in the reconstruction of digital defects: case series and review of the literature. Hand (N Y), 10(2), 184-90. (Read full article)
    15. Gociman B, Blagg R, Agko M, Goodwin I, Kestle JR, Siddiqi F (2014). The metopic angle: a novel assessment tool of the trigonocephalic frontal deformity and its correction. J Craniofac Surg, 25(6), 2101-4. (Read full article)
    16. Glat PM, Kubat WD, Hsu JF, Copty T, Burkey BA, Davis W, Goodwin I (2009). Randomized clinical study of SilvaSorb gel in comparison to Silvadene silver sulfadiazine cream in the management of partial-thickness burns. J Burn Care Res, 30(2), 262-7. (Read full article)
    17. Chen B, Pogue BW, Goodwin IA, OHara JA, Wilmot CM, Hutchins JE, Hoopes PJ, Hasan T (2003). Blood flow dynamics after photodynamic therapy with verteporfin in the RIF-1 tumor. Radiat Res, 160(4), 452-9. (Read full article)
    18. Pogue BW, OHara JA, Demidenko E, Wilmot CM, Goodwin IA, Chen B, Swartz HM, Hasan T (2003). Photodynamic therapy with verteporfin in the radiation-induced fibrosarcoma-1 tumor causes enhanced radiation sensitivity. Cancer Res, 63(5), 1025-33. (Read full article)
    19. Pogue BW, OHara JA, Goodwin IA, Wilmot CJ, Fournier GP, Akay AR, Swartz H (2002). Tumor PO(2) changes during photodynamic therapy depend upon photosensitizer type and time after injection. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol, 132(1), 177-84. (Read full article)

    Review

    1. Patel DP, Goodwin IA, Acar O, Kocjancic E, Hotaling JM (2021). Masculinizing gender-affirming surgery for trans men and non-binary individuals: what you should know. [Review]. Fertil Steril, 116(4), 924-930. (Read full article)
    2. Cheng PJ, Pastuszak AW, Myers JB, Goodwin IA, Hotaling JM (2019). Fertility concerns of the transgender patient. [Review]. Transl Androl Urol, 8(3), 209-218. (Read full article)

    Book Chapter

    1. Goodwin IA, Watt AJ, Buncke G (2017). Thumb Reconstruction After Partial or Complete Amputation. In Trumble TE (Ed.), Principles of Hand Surgery and Therapy (3rd Edition, pp. 545-570). Philadelphia: Saunders.

    Case Report

    1. Sivakumar W, Goodwin I, Blagg R, Johns D, Riva-Cambrin J, Siddiqi F, Gociman B (2015). Pancraniosynostosis following endoscopic-assisted strip craniectomy for sagittal suture craniosynostosis in the setting of poor compliance with follow-up: a case report. J Med Case Rep, 9, 64. (Read full article)
    2. Goodwin IA, Stotland MA (2012). Transient oblong anisocoria and orbital surgery. J Craniofac Surg, 23(7 Suppl 1), 2011-3. (Read full article)

    Other

    1. Goodwin IA, Chen M (November 2015). Postoperative Considerations after Phalloplasty for Transgender Men. A brief description of risks and postoperative management after phalloplasty. Patient Information Pamphlet.
    2. Goodwin IA, Chen M (11/01/2015). Postoperative Considerations after Phalloplasty for Transgender Men. A brief description of risks and postoperative management after phalloplasty. Informational packet for prospective patients (Ed.).

    Video/Film/CD/Web/Podcast

    1. Goodwin, IA (12/04/2018). Vaginoplasty & Vulvoplasty: Educational lecture made into veido for nusing staff on hospital care of male to female gender affirming surgery. [Web]. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Health, PULSE. Available: https://pulse.utah.edu/site/cse/Pages/Special-Populations-Collaborative-.aspx.
    2. Goodwin, IA (09/27/2018). Phalloplasty: Educational lecture made into video for nursing staff on hospital care of transgender surgery patients undergoing female to male gender affirming surgery. [Web]. Salt Lake City: University of Utah, PULSE. Available: https://pulse.utah.edu/site/cse/Pages/Special-Populations-Collaborative-.aspx.