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Dr. Frederick Gooding possesses certifications in physical medicine, rehabilitation, and pain management. He also holds membership in the National Medical Association and the Academy for International Medical Study. He serves as a Fellow with the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as a Diplomat for the American Board of Pain Management. Dr. Gooding wears many hats as a very active physician, practicing for over 35 years. He has held the roles of CEO and President of his professional corporation, a consultant, department chair, a practicing physician, teacher, mentor, ringside doctor, clinical preceptor, and motivational speaker, He also has contributed as a volunteer physician for a variety of community affairs as well as chaired and sat on several boards. Dr. Gooding currently is the Chief Executive Officer and President of Gooding Medical Corporation, which he founded in 1980. Over the years, he has worked in places as far as Bermuda where he assisted in a medical clinic. A former consultant for The Minority Reporter in Washington, D.C., Dr. Frederick Gooding also found time to work with companies like Gooding Green Energy, LLC, and Pisces Creative Development, LLC. He has provided a number of motivational talks in the public school system and through churches as well as provided medical advice through television, radio, and print media outlets. A lover of writing and literature, Dr. Frederick Gooding often reads the works of Cornel West, Booker T. Washington, Sigmund Freud, Frantz Fanon, James Baldwin, Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu, Dr. Frances Welsing, and Myles Monroe. He counts the Bible, War and Peace, and The Mis-Education of the Negro among his favorite literary works, and he writes his own poetry and prose. A strong advocate of higher education, Dr. Frederick Gooding founded the Lucy Wall and Ethel Gooding Memorial Scholarship Fund with his late wife. The scholarship was created to honor the memory of both founders’ mothers. In addition, Dr. Gooding supports the Special Olympics and progressive African American churches while being dedicated to increased awareness and promotion of math, science, and technical fields in the African American community. Dr. Fredrick Gooding plans on eventually transitioning into life coaching in underprivileged communities around the world as he moves into spiritual and secular education as his primary profession. 

Work experience

Jan 1980Present


Gooding Medical Corporation, Medical

DETAILS Diagnosis/management of neuromusculoskeletal disorders using physical medicine modalities and interventional pain treatments; sports medicine RESPONSIBILITIES Clinician, administrator, teaching, expert witness, disability evaluations, counseling/mentoring, ringside physician, motivational speaker, team doctor, clinical preceptor ACHIEVEMENTS California Who's Who; Chairman Physician Advisory Board to Mayor Sills(Wilm.DE), 31yrs successful prvt practice spanning 4 states&Bermuda, Diplomat Academy of International Medical Studies World Tour,Crenshaw hospital, L.A. Doctors Hospitals PM&R Dept. medical Directorships, Double board certification in PM&R an d Pain Management ADDITIONAL INFO

Gooding Family organizations- teach life management skills, cultural sensitivity, resource management, spiritual development, author of Hair Book by Sheila Gooding; It's Lifetime by F.W.Gooding Jr

Gooding Green Energy,LLC, Pices Develops,LLC, former Clinical professor Howard U Med Schl, Consultant-Minority Reporter, National Medical Association, American Board of PM&R, American Academy of Pain Management, Medical Director Peak Performance,Inc.(Was.DC)



Aug 1969May 1973


Princeton University; Howard Univ College of Medicine; UCLA