Born and raised on the east coast, Dr. Goodman has become an Oregonian over the last 30-plus years. Dr. Goodman received her undergraduate degree from Yale in 1976, and her medical degree from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in 1981. Ophthalmology residency training at Oregon Health Sciences University brought her to Portland in 1982. After residency, she took her fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus also at OHSU, after which she joined Child Eye Care Associates. She has been in private practice in the Portland area ever since.
Dr. Goodman is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. She served on the Board of the Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology for many years, has been a board member of the Learning Disabilities Association of Oregon, and a member of the Surgical Quality Assurance Committee of Legacy Emanuel and Good Samaritan Hospitals. She has been named in Portland Monthly magazine as one of Portland’s Top Doctors. She was the 2018 recipient of the Timothy J. Campbell M.D. Award for Excellence in Pediatric Surgery. This award is given "in recognition of extraordinary care of children, dedication to mentorship and innovation in clinical practice.
Dr. Goodman has provided strabismus surgery to underserved populations as part of surgical ophthalmology missions to Nuevo Progreso, Guatemala. She hopes to continue this in the future.
When not working, Dr. Goodman enjoys time with her family and friends, traveling, reading, and seeing movies, especially during the Portland International Film Festival.