Dr. James Goodrich, a world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Montefiore Medical Center has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 30, 2020.
Dr. James T. Goodrich, the neurosurgeon who allowed CNN inside a remarkable operation to separate twins Jadon and Anias McDonald, died on Monday after complications related to Covid-19, according to the hospital where he worked.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
Dr. James Goodrich, a world-renowned pediatric neurosurgeon and director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Montefiore Medical Center, has died of COVID-19 complications. https://t.co/DjoMh1DGT8 pic.twitter.com/Tssavi1X1V
— ABC News (@ABC) March 30, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
There will be too many cruel and unfair stories like this one. CoVID-19 doesn’t discriminate based on what you do or who you are… in this case… robbing the life of someone who had saved so many… my friend and fellow neurosurgeon, Dr James Goodrich. Please Rest In Peace. pic.twitter.com/zYPv0AsYCK
— Dr. Sanjay Gupta (@drsanjaygupta) March 31, 2020
James Goodrich MD dies of Corona Virus. first time I participated in neurosurgery case was w Dr. Goodrich. He was one of the reasons I went into neurosurgery. An exceptional surgeon, doctor & person. I saw him treat everyone w respect. Tremendous loss.
— Starke_neurosurgery (@Starkeneurosurg) March 30, 2020
The CNS is saddened by the passing of neurosurgeon and CNS member James Goodrich. Our thoughts are with his family & friends at this time. https://t.co/I53eaxwcg1
— CNS (@CNS_Update) March 30, 2020
Today we mourn the loss of New York neurosurgeon, James Goodrich, MD, PhD. He was an outstanding pediatric and adult neurosurgeon at @MontefioreNYC, an expert in complex craniofacial anomalies, a leader, a mentor, and a dear friend to us in @neurosurgery. pic.twitter.com/pLzOxBUxrR
— Mount Sinai Neurosurgery (@MountSinaiNeuro) March 30, 2020