Dr. Clifton L Gooch MD Neurologist

Dr. Clifton Gooch is a neurologist in Tampa, Florida and is affiliated with Tampa General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Gooch accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 40 doctors at Tampa General Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurophysiology, Neurodegenerative

Clinical Interests: Peripheral Nervous System Diseases, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Clinical Trials as Topic, Motor Neurons, Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System, Therapeutics, Stem Cells, Regeneration, Neuroprotective Agents, Gene Therapy

Hospital Affiliation

Tampa General Hospital
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Neurology, 1992 - 1993

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1989

Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Neurology, 1989 - 1992

Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 19 years in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 18 years in Clinical Neurophysiology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 5 years in Neuromuscular Medicine

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Motor unit number estimation (MUNE)
Gooch CL, Henderson R

Ischemic stroke after use of the synthetic marijuana "spice"
Freeman, M. J.,Rose, D. Z.,Myers, M. A.,Gooch, C. L.,Bozeman, A. C.,Burgin, W. S.

The motor neuron response to SMN1 deficiency in spinal muscular atrophy.
Kang, P. B.,Gooch, C. L.,McDermott, M. P.,Darras, B. T.,Finkel, R. S.,Yang, M. L.,Sproule, D. M.,Chung, W. K.,Kaufmann, P.,De Vivo, D. C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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