Dr. Raja Goli, MD

Dr. Raja Goli, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Raja Goli, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Frankfort, KY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

100 Diagnostic Dr

Frankfort, KY 40601

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  • Cigna
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Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
more than 40% of peers
more than 34% of peers
more than 28% of peers

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Dr. Goli's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Goli "Dr. Raja Goli's family moved to the United States the summer before Raja started the first grade. Raja's family lived in Ohio for a few years where Raja's father completed part of a General Surgery residency. Raja's family then lived in Canada for a few years where Raja's father completed a residency in Urology. Raja's family then moved to a small coal-mining town in southeastern Kentucky where Raja's father practiced Urology for many years and where Raja completed elementary school and high school. Raja earned his college Bachelor of Arts degree in Lexington, Kentucky at Transylvania University where Raja was on the Dean's List for outstanding academic achievement. Transylvania University was ranked #1 by U.S. News and World Report in the category of "Regional Liberal Arts Colleges in the South" the year that Raja graduated. Dr. Raja Goli earned his Doctor of Medicine degree in Louisville, Kentucky at the University of Louisville School of Medicine where he received Honors in Microscopic Anatomy. After medical school, Dr. Raja Goli completed two separate three-year residencies and a one-year pre-residency fellowship. Dr. Raja Goli completed his first three-year residency in Internal Medicine in Los Angeles, California at the University of Southern California medical center and was Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine for ten years. Dr. Raja Goli practiced general medicine and staffed hospital emergency rooms for several years where Dr. Goli gained broad medical experience. Dr. Raja Goli completed a one-year pre-residency fellowship in Ophthalmic Pathology in Washington, D.C. at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology where Raja published a scientific paper in the medical journal – Ophthalmic, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery. The Armed Forces Institute of Pathology was considered the top place in the world for the study of Ocular Pathology. Dr. Raja Goli completed his second three-year residency in Ophthalmology in Cincinnati, Ohio at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The eye surgery training in Cincinnati is considered among the best in the nation. Dr. Goli was trained in leading medical centers including; University of Cincinnati Hospital, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center (one of the top children's hospitals in the United States), Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the Cincinnati Eye Institute. Although Dr. Raja Goli practices Comprehensive Ophthalmology, he is really two doctors in one – an Internist as well as an Ophthalmologist. Dr. Goli's extensive medical background permits him to diagnose and treat patients with complex eye conditions. Dr. Goli has practiced medicine as far north as Ohio, as far south as Florida, as far east as Maryland, and as far west as California. Dr. Goli's primary clinical and surgical interests include, but are not necessarily limited to; Age Related Macular Degeneration, Cataracts, Diabetic Eye Disease, the Glaucomas, disorders of the Eyelids and Lacrimal System, Neuro-Ophthalmology, and LASIK. Dr. Goli performs eye surgery in state-of-the-art ambulatory surgery centers and performs eye injections and certain eye laser procedures in the office. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Raja Goli today."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Goli "Dr. Raja Goli is an Ophthalmologist ( a medical doctor and surgical specialist of the eyes and eyelids ). Dr. Goli treats the following eye problems: - Cataracts - Diabetic Eye Disease - Disorders of the Cornea, External Adnexa, & Refractive Errors - Disorders of the Eyelids, Lacrimal System, & Orbit - Medical and Surgical Management of the Glaucomas - Intraocular Infammation & Uveitis - Disorders of Neurological Ophthalmology - Disorders of the Retina & Vitreous"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

18  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Transylvania University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Department Of Internal Medicine-Meridia Huron (Cleveland Clinic Huron) Hospital-Cleveland, Ohio
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • First Completed Residency-Department Of Internal Medicine-University Of Southern California-Los Angeles, California
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Second Completed Residency-Department Of Ophthalmology-University Of Cincinnati-Cincinnati, Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Department Of Ophthalmic Pathology-Armed Forces Institute Of Pathology-Washington, D.C.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • High School Diploma Hazard High School
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Deans List at Transylvania University, 1988
  • Honors in Microscopic Anatomy at the University of Lousiville School of Medicine, 1989
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Telugu

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Dr. Goli's Reviews

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7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Goli's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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