Mr Goddard graduated from the University of Leeds School of Medicine in 1997. He joined the Kings College Hospital basic surgical rotation followed by the South East Thames Orthopaedic rotation and became an Orthopaedic Consultant at the Conquest Hospital in 2008, with a special interest in knee surgery.
Mr Goddard spent a year in research at the University of London and published many papers on knee surgery and ACL reconstruction. He undertook research at the University of London investigating fixation technigues for Anterior Cruciate Liagment Reconstruction and was awarded a Master of Surgery degree.
He was awarded the Jamieson Medal and Prize in Practical Anatomy (1992 – 1993) and a Distinction in Biochemistry (1993) at The University of Leeds. Post-graduation. He also received the Sam Simmons Prize for best paper presented at the South West Thames circuit meeting (2002), Mayday Research Prize (2002) and the Hardwick Prize, 1st prize for best podium presentation, Maidstone Hospital 2007.
Mr Goddard regularly teaches junior doctors on various courses and is an active member of the South East Thames Knee Study Group.
He lives in Kent with his wife, two teenage children and two golden retrievers and keeps pigs, chickens and bees. He enjoys the outdoors, keeping fit, swimming and playing tennis.
Mr Goddard's orthopaedic special interest is knee surgery encompassing all aspects of knee surgery including primary total knee replacement and revision knee arthroplasty, regularly performing signature MRI guided total knee replacement.
He also specialises in partial knee replacement including Oxford uni-compartmental knee replacement and patella-femoral joint replacement.
Mr Goddard has a subspeciality interest in knee arthroscopy, knee sports injuries, meniscal repair and soft tissue knee surgery and ligament reconstruction.