Dr. James Edgar Goodnight MD Surgeon

Dr. James Goodnight is a surgeon in Sacramento, California and is affiliated with University of California, Davis Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine and has been in practice for 46 years. He is one of 39 doctors at University of California, Davis Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1968 - 1969

University of Utah
Residency, General Surgery, 1971 - 1976

Baylor College of Medicine
Class of 1968

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Extremity soft tissue tumor surgery by surgical specialty: A comparison of case volume among oncology and non-oncology-designated surgeons.
Canter, R. J.,Smith, C. A.,Martinez, S. R.,Goodnight, J. E.,Bold, R. J.,Wisner, D. H.

Successful management of cervicoesophageal anastomosis leak after microsurgical esophageal reconstruction: a case report and review of the literature.
Dodd, A.R., Goodnight, J.E., Pu, L.Q.

Career and lifestyle satisfaction among surgeons: what really matters? The National Lifestyles in Surgery Today Survey.
Troppmann, K.M., Palis, B.E., Goodnight, J.E., Ho, H.S., Troppmann, C.

See all 13 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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