Dr. Tara Goodwin is only seeing adult patients with Down Syndrome.
Tara Goodwin, DO, grew up in El Paso, Texas before completing her undergraduate studies at Texas Women’s University. She received her medical degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas in 2001 and completed her residency training at Methodist Hospital of Dallas. She has been board-certified in Internal Medicine since 2004. Dr. Goodwin practiced hospital medicine at Baylor University Medical Center from 2004 to 2010 before working in the Emergency Room observation unit at Medical City Dallas. Since 2012 she has been working in the senior care space focusing on elderly patients in senior living facilities, including many with dementia.
She and her husband, a fellow physician, have three wonderful children including a son with Down Syndrome. As a mother of a child with Down Syndrome she remains passionate about the quality of medical care for this community. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Down Syndrome Guild of Dallas and is currently serving on the Special Education Parent Advisory Committee for the Highland Park Independent School District. She is a member of the Down Syndrome Medical Interest Group as well as the Global Down Syndrome Foundation. She is committed to ensuring that all people with Down Syndrome have access to quality healthcare that meets their specific needs and goals.