Dr. Gowri Pachigolla, MD

Dr. Gowri Pachigolla, MD

Ophthalmology | Female | 37 years old

Gowri Pachigolla grew up in Houston and attended Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine. She then found her way to Dallas where she completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. Following residency she pursued a fellowship in anterior segment, cataract and refractive surgery back in Houston at Baylor. Dr. Pachigolla diagnoses and treats many conditions of the eye but she has a special interest in complex cataract surgery, corneal diseases and corneal transplantation surgery. She also treats diseases of the ocular surface, including but not limited to pterygia and dry eye syndrome. Additionally she provides comprehensive eye care including the diagnosis and treatment of ocular injuries, infections, diabetic eye exams and routine eye exams. Other services provided by Dr. Pachigolla include: In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband & family, traveling, jogging, playing tennis and rooting for her native Houston professional sports teams, especially the Houston Rockets and Houston Texans.Read more

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Diseases

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Stye
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Soft Contact Lenses

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Education

  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    Baylor College of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor College of Medicine & Affiliated Hospitals

    Completed in 2009

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Telugu

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Pachigolla says...

Gowri Pachigolla grew up in Houston and attended Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine.  She then found her way to Dallas where she completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.  Following residency she pursued a fellowship in anterior segment, cataract and refractive surgery back in Houston at Baylor.

Dr. Pachigolla diagnoses and treats many conditions of the eye but she has a special interest in complex cataract surgery, corneal diseases and corneal transplantation surgery. She also treats diseases of the ocular surface, including but not limited to pterygia and dry eye syndrome. Additionally she provides comprehensive eye care including the diagnosis and treatment of ocular injuries, infections, diabetic eye exams and routine eye exams. Other services provided by Dr. Pachigolla include:

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband & family, traveling, jogging, playing tennis and rooting for her native Houston professional sports teams, especially the Houston Rockets and Houston Texans.