Kristopher Goddard, D.O, strives to provide his patients with exceptional care in regenerative and anti-aging medicine by incorporating training from traditional medicine, osteopathic manipulative medicine, craniosacral therapy, regenerative injections, acupuncture, and functional medicine.
Having earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biochemistry and a minor in Mathematics from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Dr. Goddard continued his education at NOVA Southeastern in Davie, Florida; graduating as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained at a hospital that incorporated Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine for inpatients, as well as at the outpatient clinic. He then pursued and completed a Family Practice residency program.
Additionally, Dr. Goddard completed the Leadership Training Program for Complementary and Alternative Medicine sponsored by National Institutes for Health (NIH) at the Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, Medical Acupuncture for Physicians through UCLA, Prolotherapy, Platelet Rich Plasma injections, Stem Cell injections, multiple courses in intravenous nutrients, and Cranial coursework. While in medical school, Dr. Goddard completed a fellowship in anatomy, a pre-doctoral fellowship in Osteopathic Principles and Practice as well as participating in multiple conferences and fellowships. Dr. Goddard was chosen as the 2006 Student of the Year by Florida Academy of Osteopathy (FAO) as well as serving as class Vice President and the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Osteopathic Awareness Co-Chair his first year in medical school. Dr. Goddard considers continuing education of utmost importance to his patients and seeks to provide them with the most recent advances in integrative and osteopathic medicine possible.
Q1: Before joining A4M, what was your medical background?
Before joining A4M I practiced Regenerative, Osteopathic, and Family Medicine.
Q2: What anti-aging techniques have you incorporated into your practice? And how did you so?
A few anti-aging techniques I have implemented in my practice are IV Therapies, Testosterone replacement and regenerative medicine like Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) & Stem Cells for hair loss, face wrinkles, scars, and certain diseases.
Q3: What are the benefits of practicing anti-aging medicine? (as a professional, and for your practice?)
The main benefit of practicing anti-aging medicine in my office is the overall feedback from my patients. As a professional, to see the quality of life improve for my patients after treatments is the greatest benefit of all. The patients become happier with their health issues improving without medication.
Q4: What are the changes you see in your patients?
Patient in my office post procedure are happy, positive, look younger, and feeling better as a whole. Depending on the treated area, some patients see an increased range of motion which allows them to become more active in their day to day life.
Q5: Why would you recommend Anti-Aging Medicine to your peers?
I would recommend Anti-Aging Medicine to my peers because I have seen firsthand and via research how it improves patients’ health and quality of life. This treatment route also decreases the amount of medication the patient intakes; which in turn decreases the amount of risk of complications.
Q6: Where do you see the future of Anti-Aging medicine 20 years from now?
20 years from now I see Anti-Aging medicine becoming the standard of care for medicine.