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Dr. Travis Goodnight

General Surgery
Van Buren, AR
20 years experience male

Locations

Travis Goodnight, M.D. PA

Van Buren, AR

Address

2010 Chestnut Street, Suite C, Van Buren, AR
Directions

Fax

4799222214

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

CIGNA Health Care

UnitedHealthcare

About

Specialties
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General Surgery

Doctor Q&A

9 Answers
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A female asked:
Dr. Travis Goodnight
20 years experience
Aortic aneurysm: Only an ascending aortic aneurysm (one that comes right of the top of your hear) could be detected by echocardiogram. If an abdomimal aneurysm (desce... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Travis Goodnight
20 years experience
Pyelogram: Doubtful. Ct scan is the best test to detect kidney cancer followed by ultrasound. Pyelogram will detect any obstruction which could be from stones ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Goodnight
20 years experience
Yes: A small umbilical hernia can be present and not felt or seen. But most surgeons can detect them by feeling. It's more difficult if people are very h... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Goodnight
20 years experience
Culture: If the urine tests are negative or normal, then i would start to suspect something else and not "infection". Cystitis is a bladder inflammation that ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Travis Goodnight
20 years experience
Years usually: There are different types of polyps and some are more aggressive than others. But usually these take years (2-5 years, some will say 10 years) to gro... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Travis Goodnight
20 years experience
Echo: Echocardiogram detects how well the heart is working by calculating an ejection fraction of how much blood it is pumping out. It can also detect valv... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Travis Goodnight
20 years experience
Depends on procedure: This can be a multitude of things depending on the procedure and the size of ports used. Muscle pain and swelling are quite common although i would e... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Goodnight
20 years experience
GERD: It definitely sounds like gerd although i'm surprised the Nexium (esomeprazole) doesn't help. You would definitely be a person i would recommend an eg... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Travis Goodnight
20 years experience
Vagus: Interesting question. Symptoms of stimulation of the vagus nerve are not usually associated with anxiety. The vagus nerve has many functions and i w... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goodnight is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Goodnight is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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In May 2010,I was told had up to maybe yr before becoming cancer.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, OK
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS HOSPITAL

Awards

Outstanding Chief Residency
Physician of the Quarter
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
Arkansas Medical Society

Publications

A comparison of flexion and extension radiographs with computed tomography of the cervical spine in blunt trauma
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