Dr. Joseph Goetz, MD

Dr. Joseph Goetz, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. Joseph Goetz, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1978 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5429 S Braeswood Blvd

Houston, TX 77096

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Corneal Diseases
more than 55% of peers
more than 53% of peers
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
more than 49% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Goetz "We provide thorough eye examinations for all age ranges"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Stye
  • Visual Field Defects


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17  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.


  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1974
  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Los Angeles County University Of California Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Ml King Jr Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • St Johns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Goetz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Goetz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Goetz to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Goetz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Goetz is a wonderful physician. He is very personable and genuinely interested in one's well being. I would refer him to all of my friends. More physicians should display the character, expertise and professionalism that he does.
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Compassionate, caring, excellent customer service and affordable.
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