Dr. Gooch honored for 3 decades of se...

Dr. Gooch honored for 3 decades of service

There are 9 comments on the The Jackson Sun story from Mar 19, 2014, titled Dr. Gooch honored for 3 decades of service. In it, The Jackson Sun reports that:

Dr. Clarence Terry Gooch returned to West Tennessee to open his OB-GYN practice in Jackson, and a large group of people in the city have him to thank for literally bringing them into the world.

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Humboldt, TN

#1 Mar 21, 2014
My son is one of them he brought in this world. He was an awesome doctor he really took care of me and my son.

United States

#2 Mar 21, 2014
Guest wrote:
My son is one of them he brought in this world. He was an awesome doctor he really took care of me and my son.
He had a nice retirement party. That's how u do it when u are respected by the community and your peers. When is Woolfork having his retirement party. Well do you even have one if you're fired! Just wondering:)

Jackson, TN

#3 Mar 21, 2014
Dr. Gooch is a great person. Helped me as a patient many times over the years.

Dyersburg, TN

#4 Mar 22, 2014
he is a baby killer

Johnson City, TN

#5 Mar 22, 2014
guest wrote:
he is a baby killer
In that case, he missed one-You!

Conway, AR

#6 Mar 23, 2014
He called me an mf because I asked for identification from 2 young African Americans 20 years ago at his local watering hole. I was just doing my job and the guests were underage. He caused a big scene and was asked to leave. Wow maybe he has peace with his racist attitude now that he is older. Sure hope so!

Mount Juliet, TN

#7 Mar 25, 2014
Have you ever looked at Dr Gooch's hands, they are huge!!! I know he is a big man but wow large hands!!!
Jennifer Ashley

Humboldt, TN

#8 Mar 30, 2014
My name when I was his patient was Jennifer Henley. In 2001 I was pregnant with my 2nd child (now 12 years old) Dr. Gooch was my Dr. I told him early in the pregnancy that something was wrong with me. I worked with a lady that was a retired nurse and she told me it looked like I had toxemia. I didn't know what that was I asked Dr.Gooch if I could have toxemia. He never tested me for it. Six months and 100lbs later I finally convinced the dr to induce my labor. I had retained so much fluid that I could not lay down and go to sleep because the fluid had blocked my air passage. After he induced my labor my blood pressure bottomed out and I began to hemorrhage and I dont recall much else. I ended up being diagnosed a rare condition called Postpartum Cardio Myopathy. I was 21 years old with congestive heart failure and they took almost 2 days to release the medical records. When they did release them of course they reflected nothing of the actual events. They covered there tails by doctoring the medical records because I couldn't find a lawyer to touch it but a terrible job at doctoring me and my unborn child. Later I did a term paper on toxemia and learned that the congestive heart failure wasnt caused by a rare condition because if that were the case I wouldn't have been able to give birth to 3 more healthy children after being diagnosed with post partum cardiomyopathy. However if a person has toxcemia and it goes untreated for the term of the pregnancy then the person can experience heart failure. Which is what happened to me. Now I am 34 years old and I had a heart attack at 33. Even though I cant prove it I will always blame Dr. Gooch and I am glad to hear that he retired from practice because I would hate to know that he was able to damage anyone else.

Sherwood, AR

#9 Mar 31, 2014
That sounds about right. I am glad you are ok!

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