Gowri Pachigolla, M.D

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Gowri Pachigolla grew up in Houston and attended Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine.  She then found her way to Dallas where she completed her ophthalmology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.  Following residency she pursued a fellowship in anterior segment, cataract and refractive surgery back in Houston at Baylor.

Dr. Pachigolla diagnoses and treats many conditions of the eye but she has a special interest in complex cataract surgery, corneal diseases and corneal transplantation surgery. She also treats diseases of the ocular surface, including but not limited to pterygia and dry eye syndrome. Additionally she provides comprehensive eye care including the diagnosis and treatment of ocular injuries, infections, diabetic eye exams and routine eye exams. Other services provided by Dr. Pachigolla include:

In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband & family, traveling, jogging, playing tennis and rooting for her native Houston professional sports teams, especially the Houston Rockets and Houston Texans.

 

MEDICAL LICENSURE:

  • American Board of Ophthalmology – 2010
  • Texas Medical License – 2008

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Texas Medical Association
  • Dallas County Medical Society
  • Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology

 

EDUCATION:

July 2008 – June 2009

  • Cornea/Refractive/External Disease Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

July 2005 – June 2008

  • Ophthalmology Residency, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

June 2004 – June 2005

  • Transitional Internship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

May 2004

  • Medical Degree – Doctor of Medicine, Houston, TX

June 2000

  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Cum Laude, Rice University

 

Other services provided by Dr. Pachigolla include:

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Transplant Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Management of Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Nonsurgical treatment of glaucoma, including laser therapy
  • Diagnosis and treatment of ocular injuries and infections
  • Diabetic eye exams
  • Routine eye exams

 

Dr. Pachigolla diagnoses and treats many conditions of the eye but she has a special interest in complex cataract surgery, corneal diseases and corneal transplantation surgery. She also treats diseases of the ocular surface, including but not limited to pterygia and dry eye syndrome. Additionally she provides comprehensive eye care including the diagnosis and treatment of ocular injuries, infections, diabetic eye exams and routine eye exams. Other services provided by Dr. Pachigolla include:

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Transplant Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Management of Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Nonsurgical treatment of glaucoma, including laser therapy and medical management
  • Diagnosis and treatment of ocular injuries and infections
  • Diabetic eye exams
  • Routine eye exams

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