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SCRANTON, Pa. — Brenda Goodrich, D.O., Geisinger Medical Group family practice physician and medical director for Geisinger Convenient Care Clinic, is joining Geisinger 65 Forward in Scranton. Geisinger 65 Forward is a health care program designed exclusively for people age 65 and over where patients get longer appointments, more on-site health services and social, educational and wellness activities.

With over 25 years of experience as a family practice physician in Pennsylvania, Dr. Goodrich earned her doctor of osteopathy from Philadelphia College of Osteopathy after completing her undergraduate studies at the University of Scranton. Staying close to home, she completed her family practice residency at Bryn Mawr Hospital in 1996. In the same year, she joined Geisinger Medical Group, where she continues to practice family medicine. She also worked at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Urgent Care Center from 2012-2018 and has served as the medical director for Geisinger Convenient Care Clinic since 2015.

“I’ve had the privilege of practicing at Geisinger throughout my career, and I'm grateful for the opportunity to continue providing care for my neighbors at Geisinger 65 Forward in Scranton,” said Dr. Goodrich. “I've seen Geisinger’s mission of making better health easier in action for many years, and the 65 Forward program is a vital part of creating access to better care for our communities.”
Dr. Goodrich, who is board certified in family medicine, is accepting new patients for Geisinger 65 Forward Scranton. For more information about the program, call 570-207-5970 or visit to learn more.

About Geisinger
Geisinger is among the nation’s leading providers of value-based care, serving 1.2 million people in urban and rural communities across Pennsylvania. Founded in 1915 by philanthropist Abigail Geisinger, the nonprofit system generates $10 billion in annual revenues across 126 care sites — including 10 hospital campuses — and Geisinger Health Plan, with more than half a million members in commercial and government plans. Geisinger College of Health Sciences educates more than 5,000 medical professionals annually and conducts more than 1,400 clinical research studies. With 26,000 employees, including 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger is among Pennsylvania’s largest employers with an estimated economic impact of $15 billion to the state’s economy. On March 31, 2024, Geisinger became the first member of Risant Health, a new nonprofit charitable organization created to expand and accelerate value-based care across the country. Learn more at or follow on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and X.

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