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Parag A. Gokhale, MD
Ophthalmology
 
4.7 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

Top Doctor, Seattle Met Magazine: 2019
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
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Provider's friendliness and courtesy
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
My confidence in provider
 
4.8 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
 
4.6 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
this provider is not up to the standards that I have come to expect and appreciate from VM
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
very knowledgeable, professional, and thorough.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
My care provider is exceptional. I travel over 2 hrs to see him and would travel farther.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Dr Gokhale is always patient and understanding.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
*Dr. Gokhale is excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
I have complete confidence in Dr Gokhale and find him an excellent eye surgeon and person.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
*Dr. Gokhale seems to really care about my vision. I trust him completely.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
*Parag Gokhale is such a kind and caring doctor. The best!
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Very good despite his running late. Never felt rushed.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Excellent physician. Careful, thorough and communicates well. High level of confidence in his care and abilities.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
Dr. Gokhale is outstanding, i am fortunate to be under his care
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
I have complete trust in my doctor and grateful for his kindness. He explains everything dealing with my eye issues thoroughly and has know included a second eye specialist for me to be seeing.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
I would recommend him, but I would warn that his appointments are always delayed. this one was excessively delayed, but they are always running late since I've been seeing him. also the staff and dr. didn't have any explanation for why it was soooo late.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
*Dr. Gokhale - outstanding. Have been a patient of his for years.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
I would definitely recommend Dr Gokale to others, however I would also let them know he runs very behind on his schedule.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
Dr. Ghokale explained everything he was doing and why which made me more comfortable.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
It was a busy day for him but he gave me the time I needed.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2019
I like this doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2019
Dr. Gokhale and team are extraordinary and I have every confidence, when they are examining me. They are patient and clear, when providing diagnostics and care recommendations.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
A+.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
Other than delays in appointments, my experiences with Dr. Gokhale and his staff have been excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2019
I have complete confidence in *Dr. Gokhale.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
I like Dr. Gokhale a lot, i just wish he weren't so busy that he's always late, but I expect that's true of everyone in this dept. You need more help, or schedule more time between each patient.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Again, all is good but wait times are too long!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Dr. Gohkale has been a very trusted part of my eye care. I would recommend him to everyone.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Dr. Gokhale is outstanding. He is thorough, kind, and an expertise in his field. I am grateful to be his patient.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Dr. is excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
I am so happy with my eye care!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
I saw Dr. Gokhale. He is always courteous and approachable. I feel he is the best ophthalmologist.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
Best!
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2019
I wish Dr. Gokhale had more help. He is a wonderful person and an expert in his field, but he is really overworked.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2019
*Dr. Gokhale is an EXCELLENT doctor.