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Dr. Joseph Googe, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery*
3.8 (22)
Map Pin Small Knoxville, TN
Accepting new patients
46 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Joseph Googe, MD

Dr. Joseph Googe, MD is a Vitreoretinal Disease Specialist in Knoxville, TN. They specialize in Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery, has 46 years of experience, and is board certified in Ophthalmology. They graduated from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and is affiliated with Starr Regional Medical Center Athens, Jefferson Memorial Hospital and Parkwest Medical Center. Dr. Googe, completed a residency at Lsu. Patients rated Dr. Googe an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Googe works at Practice in Knoxville, TN. They frequently treat conditions like Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Retinal Vascular Occlusion along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Googe's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Southeastern Retina Associates
    1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 207, Knoxville, TN 37909 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 584-2153
  2. 2
    Office
    1928 Alcoa Hwy Ste 320, Knoxville, TN 37920 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 522-5453
  3. 3
    Office
    2020 Kay St Fl 1, Knoxville, TN 37920 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 579-3999
  4. 4
    University Eye Specialists P.c.
    140 Capital Dr, Knoxville, TN 37922 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (865) 588-0811

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Starr Regional Medical Center Athens
  • Jefferson Memorial Hospital
  • Parkwest Medical Center

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Diabetic Retinopathy
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Retinal Vascular Occlusion

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Diabetic Retinopathy
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Acute Endophthalmitis
Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Ischemia
Retinal Neovascularization
Retinal Telangiectasia
Retinoschisis
Vitreous Hemorrhage
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Blindness
Cataract
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Cataract Surgery Complications
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Chorioretinitis
Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
Chronic Endophthalmitis
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diplopia
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Drusen
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Duane Retraction Syndrome
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
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Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Glaucoma
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Hyphema
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Hypotony of Eye
Iridocyclitis
Juvenile Macular Degeneration
Lattice Degeneration
Lazy Eye
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Macular Degeneration
Macular Pucker
Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
Nearsightedness
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Paralytic Strabismus
Pars Planitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Purulent Endophthalmitis
Retina Diseases
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemangioma
Retinal Tear
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Senile Cataracts
Stye
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Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Vascular Disease
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
B-Scan Ultrasound
Cataract Removal Surgery
Eye Test
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Farnsworth Lantern Test
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Repair of Eye Laceration
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    3.8
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    About Dr. Joseph Googe, MD

    Specialties*
    • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 46 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1366448672
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Mass Ee Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Lsu
    Residency
    Internship
    • City Memphis Hosps-U Tenn
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
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    Dr. Joseph Googe, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Googe is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Googe has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Googe has seen patients for Diabetic Retinopathy, Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Retinal Vascular Occlusion, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Googe on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Googe. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Googe.

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