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Erik T. McGoldrick MD
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Erik T. McGoldrick MD

(707) 443-8066
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Humboldt Medical Specialists
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Group

Primary Office

St. Joseph Health Medical Group
2826 Harris Street
Eureka, CA 95503
(707) 443-8066
(707) 268-3251
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Physician Bio

My primary goal is to return people back to their prior active lifestyles before their injury or disease, whether that is through non-operative management, repair or reconstruction, or in some cases, replacement of the injured joint. I evaluate all orthopedic injuries (except spine), but my area of advanced training lies in shoulder and elbow surgery, including shoulder and elbow arthroplasty. I trained under Dr. Matsen at the University of Washington, where I remain on staff for continuing research on shoulder and elbow disorders.

When I am not seeing patients, I enjoy fishing, mountain biking and hiking with my family.


Medical School
Saint Louis University School of Medicine, 2007

University of Kansas Medical Center, 2007-2008

Orthopedic Residency
University of Kansas Medical Center, 2008-2012

Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship
University of Washington Medical Center, 2012-2013
  • Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery


The American Orthopaedic Association

Areas of Expertise

Shoulder and elbow arthroplasty
Shoulder and clavicle fractures

Areas of Interest

Dr. McGoldrick is interested in assisting patients with sports injuries and helping his patients get back to doing what they love most.