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Parag A. Gokhale, MD
Ophthalmology
 
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Profile
Special Interests
laser and surgical glaucoma care, glaucoma diagnosis, cataract surgery and general eye care
Personal Information
Outside his practice, Dr. Gokhale enjoys spending time with family and friends, and likes tennis, golf, swimming and bowling.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Board Certifications
American Board of Ophthalmology
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, 1995
Internship
LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, 1996
Residency
Ophthalmology, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1999
Fellowships
Glaucoma, Shiley Eye Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 2000
Professional Activities and Awards
Best Doctors in Augusta, 2006 Best Doctors in America, 2005-2006 Best Doctors in Augusta, 2004 America's Top Ophthalmologists, Consumer's Research Council of America, 2002-2003 Dr. Gokhale was assistant professor and director of the Glaucoma Service in the Department of Ophthalmology at the Medical College of Georgia from 2000 to 2006.
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Would recommend provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider spoke in clear language
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's effort to include me in decisions
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's explanation of condition or problem
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider's concern for questions and worries
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Time provider spent with me
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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July 2018
Perfect
July 2018
I have great confidence in the Dr. and his staff.
July 2018
I have the highest degree and confidence in Dr. Gokhale´s expertise in the care and providing solutions for my glaucoma care and overall eye care. He is most professional, skilled and well regarded.
July 2018
This is a very busy office. Dr. G. seems always to make time to assess and answer questions without a sense that he needs to be somewhere else as I know his schedule is full.
June 2018
very good expereance
June 2018
Dr. Gokhale is a gift to Virginia Mason
June 2018
Very pleased with this doctor.
June 2018
Thorough. Full discussion.
June 2018
I continue to be extremely impressed with SR Gokhale. in all regards
June 2018
Friendly, prepared when he enters exam room,shares results of tests with explanations, discusses further treatment options. the most organized of physicians!
May 2018
He even took time to answer a question for me after the appt., when I was scheduling surgery.
May 2018
excellent in all aspects of care -- the medical side, ability to relate to patient, customizing care to patient´s situation. A real asset to Virginia Mason.
May 2018
*Dr. Gokhale is an excellent ophthalmologist - I have recommended him to others.
April 2018
I had a very good experience.
April 2018
Dr. Gokhale is a very fine doctor. I trust him.
April 2018
Dr. Gokhale explains everything in clear terms. Answers all my questions. Couldn´t be more helpful. My eyes are safe.
April 2018
Everything very good.
March 2018
Overall a very good experience with this appointment.
March 2018
I can´t ask for a better doctor (Gokhale) always answers my questions and always caring doctor - Dr. Gokhale has been seeing me for some time!
February 2018
8-10. I really like VM doctors.
February 2018
Dr Gokhale is outstanding.
February 2018
Dr. Gokhale explained everything in detail and with thoughtfulness. To be frank, I really didn´t want to know. my brother was with me and found it interesting and helpful.
February 2018
The Dr. is excellent. He is kind, caring, and very, very knowledgeable.
February 2018
He does an excellent job. TALKED WITH ME not to me.
January 2018
Dr. Gokhale is extremely professional and competent and very considerate. I highly recommend him.
January 2018
My eye doctor has always been the kind of person you can trust.
January 2018
I would definitely recommend the Dr.
January 2018
Dr. Gokhale is a caring provider and very thorough in explaining results of the testing and how he wants to move forward.
December 2017
Dr. Gokhale is outstanding.
December 2017
Dr. Gokhale is very knowledgeable & communicates very well. My 1st choice for my eye issues.
December 2017
I am very pleased with Dr. Gokhale. I hope he is as good a MD as I perceive him to be.
December 2017
I´ve been seeing Dr Gokhale for a number of years now, he always has been good about telling me what is going on with my eyes. No need for me to ask lots of questions, he is very forthcoming with information to keep me informed. I like that.
December 2017
excellent services
November 2017
Dr. Gokhale is an excellent physician. He consistently demonstrates caring and competence, and I view him as a role model of what an outstanding doctor should be.
November 2017
Dr. Gokhale is excellent
November 2017
I have been seeing Dr. Gokhale for many years and he has done eye surgery on me. I am very happy with the patient/doctor relationship. He is very respectful of the patient and helpful in explaining terms.
November 2017
Explained test results and developed follow up care plan. Did not feel rushed, had time to discuss and ask questions.
October 2017
my Doctor has been focused in my treatment and follow up, he also gave me a diagnosis with precision very fast, I´m very thankful.
October 2017
I could not be more pleased with Dr. Gokhale. He is thorough, patient, and goes beyond what is expected.
August 2017
I feel that I am receiving quality care
August 2017
I have never had a bad experience with this Dr. He´s always been quite informative which I like.
July 2017
Dr. Gokhale is the best.
July 2017
Dr Gokhale is thorough and gentle he is also articulate. He always listens and answers my questions, explains the before, during and after of procedures; his use of visual diagrams to help me understand is good as I am a visual, kinetic learner and information received aurally doesn´t stick as well without the visual component.He´s busy, therefore quick but will respond if I think of a question after my time is up.
July 2017
Dr. Gokhale & his staff have been SUPERB in the care and consideration they gave given me.
July 2017
I have used the Doctor since he started at VM. He is outstanding.
July 2017
Dr. always takes the time I need to understand what the issues are and what is needed. I am very pleased with my eye care.
July 2017
Always shows me results of visual field tests,with comparison to previous tests and makes sure that i understand the results.
July 2017
Dr. Gokhale conveys a sincere interest in the best outcomes.
July 2017
Dr. Gokhale is one of the best doctors I´ve had. He is someone I absolutely trust. He is thorough, accommodating puts me at ease and answers all of my questions. He is outstanding!
June 2017
Dr. G´s analysis of the Visual Field Test results are a little hard for me to track, but I get it at a general level.
June 2017
Best I´ve had for my eye care.
May 2017
excellent and caring physician
May 2017
Have recommended Dr Gokhale to others. He involved me in a decision about a possible medication change and after hearing my concerns decided to continue as before.
May 2017
I always feel un-rushed and cared for by Doctor.
May 2017
Dr. G. is patient and kind. His soft-spoken manner keeps me calm in an anxiety-provoking setting. I have confidence in his ability as a physician & in his desire to care for me well.
May 2017
Very impressed by provider!
May 2017
Both Dr. Gohkale and his assistance- I wish I could remember her name are awesome.
May 2017
I´m very pleased with the service provided. I live in Alaska and believe that it´s worth my while and health to travel to the Virginia Mason eye clinic.
April 2017
Outstanding Doctor, excellent listening skills.
April 2017
Medication regimen was complex. Fortunately I was able to refer to the VaM website for written instructions. Invaluable resource.
March 2017
Doctor is the most organized provider that I have ever seen. Always interested, always explains proceedures.
March 2017
I appreciate this provider very much and is worth the wait. I know that he has full schedules everyday and then probably has to work in emergencies.
March 2017
Dr Gokhale has always been excellent at telling me what´s going on and how treatment is progressing.
March 2017
Couldn´t wish for a better doctor.
March 2017
Dr. Gokhale has always been superb at explaining my medical situation in terms that are comprehensible. Each and every appointment he takes the time to explain test results, changes, etc and the course of action. I´m very confident giving him the care of my eyes.
February 2017
Dr. Gokhale was EXCELLENT. Even tho´ from the time I made my appt. until my actual appt. date was a few months he was SO WORTH THE WAIT. He explained everything to me in a great manner and really made me feel confident that he would help me with any problems that I might encounter.
February 2017
Very caring. Personally _____ in my health _____.
January 2017
dr Gokahle is an exceptional dr. he listens is respectful explains everything so I can understand and is brilliant as well as very kind. he´s friendly most gracious a consummate professional and an excellent physician who is compassionate and caring. I trust him implicitly.
January 2017
Dr . G makes the wait time worthwhile. I have never felt rushed through an exam .I have the utmost respect for his expertise and level of concern. We come in from living 3 hours away to see him.
January 2017
Dr. Gokhale is very a very credible and caring physician. I feel I´m getting the best possible care.
January 2017
dr gokhale is very thorough and very reassuring. excellent experience.