Dr. David Goldman, MD

Dr. David Goldman, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
Dr. David Goldman, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Palm Beach Gardens, FL and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

3502 Kyoto Gardens Dr Ste B

Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

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  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
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  • Cigna
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  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Goldman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Goldman "Prior to founding his own private practice, Dr. David A. Goldman served as Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Palm Beach Gardens. Within the first of his five years of employment there, Dr. Goldman quickly became the highest volume surgeon. He has been recognized as one of the top 250 US surgeons by Premier Surgeon, as well as being awarded a Best Doctor and Top Ophthalmologist. Dr. Goldman received his Bachelor of Arts cum laude and with distinction in all subjects from Cornell University and Doctor of Medicine with distinction in research from the Tufts School of Medicine. This was followed by a medical internship at Mt. Sinai – Cabrini Medical Center in New York City. He then completed his residency and cornea fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida. Throughout his training, he received multiple awards including 2nd place in the American College of Eye Surgeons Bloomberg memorial national cataract competition, nomination for the Ophthalmology Times writer's award program, 2006 Paul Kayser International Scholar, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) research award in 2005, 2006, and 2007. Dr. Goldman currently serves as councilor from ASCRS to the American Academy of Ophthalmology. In addition to serving as an examiner for board certification, Dr. Goldman also serves on committees to revise maintenance of certification exams for current ophthalmologists. Dr. Goldman's clinical practice encompasses medical, refractive, and non-refractive surgical diseases of the cornea, anterior segment, and lens. This includes, but is not limited to, corneal transplantation, microincisional cataract surgery, and LASIK. His research interests include advances in cataract and refractive technology, dry eye management, and internet applications of ophthalmology. Dr. Goldman speaks English and Spanish."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Goldman "We strive to provide the highest level of care, combining the best staff and technology, to give our vision patients the highest level of satisfaction."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

100  Conditions Treated

  • Absent Corneal Reflex
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Cataract, Anterior Polar, Dominant
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 1
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 2
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 3
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 4
  • Cataract, Posterior Polar, 5
  • Cataract, Total Congenital
  • Cataract, Zonular
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Cornea Guttata With Anterior Polar Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Dystrophy
  • Corneal Dystrophy Crystalline of Schnyder
  • Corneal Dystrophy of Bowman Layer, Type 1
  • Corneal Dystrophy of Bowman Layer, Type 2
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Epithelial Basement Membrane
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs' Endothelial, 1
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs' Endothelial, 2
  • Corneal Dystrophy, Juvenile Epithelial of Meesmann
  • Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy, Type 1
  • Corneal Endothelial Dystrophy, Type 2
  • Corneal Eystrophy, Gelatinous Drop-Like
  • Corneal Flash Burns
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, B
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, C
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, D
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, E
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, F
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, G
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, I
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, J
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, K
  • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
  • Hazy Vision
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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27  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Clear Lens Extraction
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK)
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Iridotomy
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Medical and Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Sutureless Cataract Surgery
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Cornell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Cabrini Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Anne Bates Leach Eye Hospital Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, 2002
  • ACES Bloomberg Memorial Videotape Competition for cataract surgery, 2nd place, 2006
  • Ophthalmology Times Resident Writer's Award Program, 2006
  • ASCRS Excellence in Research Resident Scholarship AwardASCRS Excellence in Research Resident Scholarship Award, 2005
  • ASCRS Excellence in Research Resident Scholarship Award, 2006
  • Best Doctors, 2013
  • ASCRS Excellence in Research Fellow Scholarship, 2007
  • Crystalens Center of Excellence Award, 2009
  • PAAO Paul Kayser International Scholar, 2006
  • Psi Chi Honor Society, 1998
  • Best Doctors, 2012
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Goldman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goldman to family and friends
32 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

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Dr. Goldman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I was extremely pleased and completely satisfied with my cataract surgery performed by Dr. Goldman. He is very courteous,professional and knowledgeable. I was impressed with his kindness and explanation of the procedure. He spent an appropriate amount of time with me and answered all my...more
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Great office staff. Everyone is super efficient and fast. Everything is explained thoroughly. Had cataract surgery. Facility where surgery was performed followed up following day to make sure everything was fine. No complaints with doctor or staff. Never had to wait more than 5 minutes when going...more
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Fantastic doctor, fantastic office. On our first visit, he explained surgery, scheduled it and all post op visits, called in scripts for post op medications and gave me certificate for discount on one of them, answered all my questions, and faxed documents to my doctor so I could get medical...more
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Dr Goldman has "gold hands"... very skillful oftalmologist. He performed cataract surgery in my both eyes with great success. He is a very pleasant young professional that treats his patients with dignity and kindness. His office personal are also very competent and helpful. They treat you with a...more
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Pleasant staff. Doctor shows interest and concern.
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