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Dr. Phillip Goebel

Emergency Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT
17 years experience male

Locations

Emergency Physicians Integrated Care

Salt Lake City, UT

Address

Salt Lake City, UT
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My office hours

Wednesday: 12am - 11pm
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About

Bio

Board certified in emergency medicine, veteran of the United States Air Force. I love the outdoors, cycling, and fly fishing.

Specialties
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Emergency Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

680 Answers
605 Agrees
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Do: Do scrape the stinger out of the skin with the edge of a card. Don't pinch and pull the stinger out.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Most likely viral: This most likely is a viral respiratory infection like rhinovirus or adenovirus. If you are having significant wheezing or difficulty you should be se... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Bad idea: Cutting around or into your shunt could cause significant problems like infection spinal fluid leak or bleeding. It is better to seek a second profess... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Death: In an aortic dissection the aorta is splitting between its layers and is at risk for rupture. It requires a surgical repair. Thrombolytics break down ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Symptoms?: If you have abdominal pain, bleeding, or contractions, go in to be seen. If you are not having symptoms, you did not have an abruption.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Safe: Suppositories are generally safe. Be sure to plenty of fiber and drink plenty of water as well to help with the constipation.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Too early: Implantation will occur about 6-10 days post ovulation. HCG is made only after implantation. Any testing for HCG done prior to 10 days after ovulation... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Fiber and water: Be sure to eat foods with lots of fiber and drink adequate water throughout the day. Avoid fatty foods and diary to help with the constipation as well... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Infection?: The wound may be developing an infection. Be sure to apply antibiotic ointment twice a day. If you have worsening redness that is spreading, go into s... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Not usually: 2 weeks pregnant would be right at the time of implantation for most women. The dates are measured from last menstrual period. At 4 weeks you would ju... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Blood clot: You should be evaluated for blood clots in your veins. While the one you can see on the surface usually isn't a problem there can be deep clots that t... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Coughing : Aspiration injury causes coughing and difficulty breathing. If your child is having these symptoms go into see your pediatrician.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Quit now : Quit as soon as you can. You and your baby will be healthier for it. As for effects on the baby you have been smoking for 32 weeks, and that puts you ... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Ask his doctor: That is a question to ask the physician caring directly for your client. Who knows the clients history and airway anatomy.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Just let his pediatrician know and they can catch him up.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Muscle injury: You may have torn the muscle while swimming or have a minor contusion from hitting the table. Without swelling or visible bruising, it is okay to trea... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Surgery: The bones are fully healed after years. Consult with an orthopedic surgeon. Special shoes inserts or a brace may help, but the only way to permanently... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Shouldn't be: Contrast shouldn't still be in a normally functioning bowel after 5 years. Peptobismol can sometimes appear similar to contrast on scans or x-rays
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Something else: Hallucinations do not usually occur in just one eye. You maybe having a problem with that eye's retina or ocular migraines. Best to see an ophthalmol... Read More
A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Several : Venous insufficiency (when the valves in your vein no longer work), heart failure, kidney failure, liver failure, hormonal imbalance, and some medicat... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Possibly: A missed period and nausea are definitely suggestive of pregnancy. Take a pregnancy test and see. Good luck!
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: A 14 month old should be strong and coordinated enough to sleep on their stomach.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
See a doctor: Sharp pains in early pregnancy need an emergent evaluation to make sure the pregnancy is in the uterus. Sometimes the pregnancy implants in the Fallop... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Bile: You may have not eaten anything green, but your body makes a green liquid called bile to digest your food. Sometimes if you haven't completely digeste... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Liquid: Anything that pores like a liquid. No chunks.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Good starting dose: 1 mg is a good starting dose. You can slowly increase the dose if need be. Melatonin is very safe to use.
A female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Undescended Testicle: Undescended testicles are associated with certain cancers and some genetic abnormalities. That is why the pediatric urology is investigating the kary... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Several things: There are several possible causes: a kidney stone, infection or inflammation of the colon, or musculoskeletal back pain are the most common causes. If... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: You didn't specify where the pain is but severe uncontrollable pain is adequate reason to go into be seen.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Not decongestants: Avoid decongestants like pseudephedrine because they will cause you to produce less milk.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Normal: We are losing individual hairs all of the time it is a very normal process.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Remove the ring: The nuvaring is a form of birth control, and if both of you want to get pregnant, it should be removed or else your efforts will not likely be success... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Decreased sex drive is a common side effect of birth control.
A male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
No more than 3000 mg: Do not take more than 3000 mg a day of acetaminophen. Symptoms of toxicity are stomach upset, abdominal pain, and vomiting. Unfortunately tylenol toxi... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Many foods: Wheat germ, spinach, pumpkin seeds, cashews, and dark baking chocolate are some of the foods that are high in zinc. You could also take a zinc supplem... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
You would notice it: You would notice an injury that has enough force to cause a venous leak. If everything is functioning normally as it seems to be from the question. Yo... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Sting care: Hydrocortisone cream twice a day, diphenhydramine by mouth, and follow up with a physician if worsening.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Computerized: There is no actual color to CT scanning. It is a density map, usually coded in gray scale. Any color is added by the computer to make the image easier... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Ophthalmologist: Because you are experiencing vision changes and significant pain you should be seen in person by an ophthalmologist. There are multiple possible cause... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Possible: Your gallbladder and liver are just below the right ribs and can cause pain that radiates to the chest. This pain would typically occur after eating.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Childhood last name: It is your mother's last name that she was born with. Not the one she uses after being married.
A member asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Yes that should be okay.
A male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Not likely: At age 18 you are likely near your maximal height, and nothing can be done to change that.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Could be : Injecting steroid around the nerve roots does put some added pressure on them which usually resolves in a day or two. You should be evaluated urgently... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Yes and Yes: Women and men of all ages can be infected by gonorrhea if exposed to it. If you are having vaginal discharge pelvic discomfort or feel you are at risk... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
From LMP: Dates are calculated from your last menstrual period, so the date of conception is paradoxically at the 2 weeks gestation mark. This confusion is a le... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Normal: This sounds like what I would expect to happen. You can still get pregnant, even if the liquid flows out of your vagina.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Sleep apnea: Obstructive sleep apnea or chronic lung disease can cause hypercapnea. Also overdosing on pain medications and sedatives will decrease the breathing r... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: There shouldn't be a problem if the garage was ventilated, and you are not having significant symptoms.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 17 years experience
Rarely: Usually it is the other way around. The dental abscess erodes into the sinus. Sinusitis can definitely cause tooth pain As the nerves for your upper t... Read More

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Aug 10, 2014
Dr Goebel is providing an excellent service to the public via Healthtap. The information he provides is accurate, understandable & makes sense. I endorse Dr. Goebel.
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Mar 30, 2015
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Mar 31, 2015
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This was very helpful. Thanks! As someone with white coat syndrome and blood pressure meds, your note was very helpful and reassuring. I have had lots of doctors, but none of them told me that before...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. I thought zolpidem might since it is a hypnotic. Restoril is a benzo i know but hypnotic just sounds like a drug made to make you forget.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I'm at the er now getting checked. Ekg looked good, waiting on chest xray. They gave me a shot for pain but did not help. Maybe even made it worse.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, OR
Graduated 2005MD

Residency

San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium

Awards

Top Emergency Medicine Specialist , First Place, Utah - Summer
2014
HealthTap Founding Doctor

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