Dr. Lawrence Goodwin, MD

Ophthalmology •  Male • Age 65
  
Dr. Goodwin
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Laser Vision Ctr

8717 La Tijera Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90045

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Dr. Lawrence Goodwin, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has over 39 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine medical school in 1981. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as California Hospital Medical Center and Centinela Hospital Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Goodwin to book an appointment.


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Dr. Goodwin is a very very good doctor. He spends the time to explain everything to the patient. The staff is very friendly. Also as a bonus they play great music in the waiting room.
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Dean S. in Los Angeles, CA – Oct 11, 2018
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Doctor Goodwin is the best eye doctor I have ever known. He is kind and extremely knowledgeable. The office is clean. He explains everything thoroughly and he treats you like family. You know you are in good hands.
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Sep 06, 2017
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Dr. Goodwin is the best as what he does, very personable and is very knowledgeable. Unfortunate his staff in the front office is very unprofessional and they eat at the front desk, rude and I was very taken back by this. I love Dr. Goodwin but it makes me rethink my appointment. I recommend him highly but I have warn who I send.
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Crystal in Los Angeles, CA – Mar 02, 2017
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Had a 9:30 appt, but didn't get to see a doctor until 12:05, finished at nearly 12:30. By then, I was tired, hungry, & pissed that I had to ask a colleague to see my own patients (I am also a medical provider) who I was scheduled to start seeing pts at 12p. Even after I advised Dr. Solomon that I'd been there for nearly 3 hrs, never once did he or anyone offer an apology. There is NO EXCUSE to treat a patients this way. I'm changing my PCP so I don't have to return to this eye doctor again.
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Los Angeles, CA – Oct 14, 2016
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Dr. Goodein Jr. has performed a cataract removal, nd on both eyes the Ahmed Valve Replacement Surgery. These procedures were performed April 19, 2016, May 17, nd June 6, 2016. When I first walked into DR. GOODWIN'S office my eye pressure from glaucoma were 40 in one eye nd 30 in another. I have been dealing with an eye disease for at least 20 years. I met Dr. Goodwin after a referral from my Optometrists Dr. C Knight, nd Dr. Smith. I'm so thankful for the brilliant knowledge nd expertise Dr.G
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Carol Christian Ganter in Los Angeles, CA – Jun 20, 2016
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My vision was getting so much worse, and I was feeling afraid that I would ultimately go blind. Starting with Dr. Goodwin's professional and office staff in his Norwalk office, and ending up with treatments at his LA office, I felt reassured and hopeful. By the time treatments were completed, my vision had returned to normal and I can not be more grateful. Great office, doctors, and outcome.
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Susie in Long Beach, CA – Jun 07, 2016
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Care Philosophy

Our office is committed to providing every patient with the best quality care

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

1989
Lac King/drew Med Center
Residency Hospital
1981
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1977
Claremont Men's College
Undergraduate School

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Dr. Goodwin accepts the following insurance:

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Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Goodwin's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goodwin treats Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Goodwin treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Allergic Conjunctivitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goodwin treats Allergic Conjunctivitis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Goodwin treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Retina Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Goodwin treats Retina Diseases more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Goodwin treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Goodwin's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Exotropia
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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Laser Vision Ctr8717 La Tijera Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90045
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Affiliated Hospitals

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California Hospital Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

Centinela Hospital Medical Center

Inglewood, CA

62% Patient experience rating, 7% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Olympia Medical Center

Los Angeles, CA

59% Patient experience rating, 10% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)