Richard Goodjoin, MD, MPH
Dr. Goodjoin was born in New York City and grew up in the Bronx, NY. His love of science and math led him to the Bronx School of Science, where he developed an interest in medicine. Dr. Goodjoin earned his undergraduate degree at Harvard University and his medical degree from the University of California San Francisco. He then trained in internal medicine at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in NYC and completed a fellowship in primary care at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore.
Dr. Goodjoin continued his trek across America and worked for several years in Raleigh, NC and Norfolk, VA. In North Carolina, he augmented his clinical practice, serving as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He ultimately settled in Atlanta, GA and brings extensive clinical expertise and experience to Gwinnett Clinic.
Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine
Fellowship (General Internal Medicine): Johns Hopkins
Internal Medicine Residency: Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
College: Harvard University
I became a doctor: to help better the health of all people I serve with compassion, intelligence, and professionalism.
I enjoy taking care of patients at Gwinnett Clinic because: it fulfills my lifelong dream of serving a diverse population of patients.
I am currently learning more about: American history and world languages.
My clinical interests include: treating diabetes, hypertension, and HIV.
In my community, I enjoy: following politics and contributing to local cultural institutions.
My hobbies are: traveling the world and reading.
My interests are: Jazz, Musical Theater, & Drama