Dr. John Goosey, MD

Dr. John Goosey, MD

Cornea & Refractive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. John Goosey, MD is a cornea & refractive surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Medical University of South Carolina in 1979 and specializes in cornea & refractive surgery and ophthalmology.Read his story

2855 Gramercy St # 310

Houston, TX 77025

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herpetic Keratitis
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Goosey's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Goosey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Goosey "The premiere LASIK, Cataract, and Corneal Surgeon in Houston, Dr. John Goosey, is a certified member of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a cornea specialist who is a global leader in his field and within the medical community. He is internationally known and respected as a corneal and refractive surgeon, specializing in LASIK and Cataract Surgery. For patients looking for the most seasoned and innovative eye surgeons, Dr. Goosey is the laser surgery specialist with vast knowledge and experience. He utilizes various surgical techniques from only the latest advancements in laser technologies and surgical procedures. That is why today, he is one of America's leading ophthalmologists and a premier LASIK eye surgeons in Houston, having performed well over 30 thousand highly successful operations. In recent years, Dr. Goosey has presented his work on corneal transplantation and refractive surgery, at the World Cornea Congress in Washington, DC, the European Refractive Society in Lisbon, Portugal, the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Chicago, and the Pan American Ophthalmology Congress in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Even more, he has written numerous medical textbook chapters on innovations in corneal transplantation that have proven to be vital resources for the training of resident ophthalmic surgeons and ophthalmic fellows. He trains and speaks around the world, and is a highly sought-after presenter and writer. Before becoming world-renowned, Dr. John Goosey graduated from the Medical University of Charleston, in South Carolina. After graduating with his Medical Degree, he completed a one-year fellowship at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, where he extensively studied the mechanism for cataract formation and treatment. Following this, Dr. Goosey completed a three-year residency at the University of Texas, Department of Ophthalmology in Houston. He completed another fellowship at Louisiana State University Eye Center, where he received his sub-specialty training in corneal and external disease."


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2  Specialties

  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects


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9  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Tex Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Lsu Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Goosey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Goosey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goosey to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Goosey'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 (1)

Dr. Goosey has saved my eyesight, not once, but twice. I trust him implicitly with my vision. He's a brilliant doctor with a gentle manner and a terrific sense of humor but, most importantly, he is a patient listener, takes great care of all of his patients, and takes their vision health to heart....more
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