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Brett Godbout, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Joint Replacement Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine

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Monday - Friday: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Lehigh Valley Physician Group

Specialties
Orthopedic Surgery
Joint Replacement Surgery
Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Conditions treated
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Area of focus ?
Sports Medicine, Total Joint Replacement; Knee, Shoulder, & Hip, Shoulder Injuries; Rotator Cuff & Instability
Languages spoken
English

Conditions Dr. Godbout Treats

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Services Dr. Godbout Offers

  • Arthrocentesis (Joint Aspiration)
  • Biopsy
  • Bracing Evaluation
  • Bursa Injection
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Casting/Splinting
  • Closed Reduction of Fractures/Dislocations
  • Cortisone Injections
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and/or Dislocation Treatment
  • General Orthopedics
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Injections
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Visco/Hyaluronic Injections
  • Laceration Repair
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Orthopedics
  • Partial or Complete Resection of Bone
  • Removal of Bone and Soft Tissue
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Second Opinion for Surgery
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About Dr. Godbout

Philosophy of care

I believe your care and well-being come first and I want you to know that I care. I strive to deliver appropriate professional and competent care in a timely fashion.

Why I entered medicine

I entered medicine because I thoroughly enjoy my interactions with my patients.

Community involvement

I have a range of community and charity interests including as a Colgate University career adviser, supporting multiple local and national charity groups and participating in several International Medical Relief medical mission trips.

Personal interests

I enjoy skiing, golf, running marathons, photography and travel.

Education

Undergraduate
Colgate University, BS- Bachelor of Science, 1976

Medical Training
State University Of New York Upstate College Of Medicine, MD - Doctor of Medicine, 1982

Training

Residency 1983
General Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Residency 1984
General Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Residency 1985
Orthopaedic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Residency 1986
Orthopaedic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Residency 1987
Orthopaedic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Residency 1988
Orthopaedic Surgery, Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI

Fellowship 1990
Sports Medicine, South Highland Hospital, Birmingham, AL

Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery