Dinesh K. Goyal, MD

Dr. Dinesh Goyal is a cornea and refractive surgery specialist, a board certified ophthalmologist, and is a partner at Eye Care Associates. Dr. Goyal has completed formal subspecialty training in corneal transplant surgery, cataract surgery, LASIK and PRK surgery, and complex diseases of the anterior segment of the eye.

During his residency training, Dr. Goyal developed a specific interest in cornea and refractive surgery and was awarded the Robert D. Reinecke prize for his research in LASIK surgery. Dr. Goyal enjoys staying abreast of all the latest advances in the field of ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Minnesota Medical Association.

Dr. Goyal performs the following surgeries and evaluates and treats a wide range of eye diseases including:

  • Laser vision corrective surgery (advanced surface ablation or PRK)
  • Phototherapeutic keratectomy or PTK laser surgery
  • Cataract surgery and after cataract laser treatment
  • Surgery to implant toric astigmatism correcting and premium multifocal intraocular lenses
  • Corneal transplant surgery and other corneal surgeries
  • Corneal dystrophies and degenerations
  • Corneal infections/ulcerations
  • Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty (a newer variation of corneal transplantation)
  • Anterior segment and iris repair
  • Ruptured globe surgery
  • Pterygium excision with amniotic membrane transplantation
  • Eyelid lesion excision and drainage surgery
  • Diabetic retinopathy laser treatment
  • Routine medical eye exams
  • Systemic/ocular associated disease
  • Eyeglass prescriptions and contact lens fitting
  • Diabetic eye exams
  • Corneal and External eye disease
  • Corneal dystrophy
  • Keratoconus
  • Dry eye disease and blepharitis
  • Infectious eye disease
  • Allergic eye disease
  • Glaucoma
  • Medical management
    • Selective Laser Trabecuplasty
    • Laser Peripheral Iridotomy
  • Surgical management
    • Xpress shunt trabeculectomy
  • Uveitis/inflammatory diseases of the eye
  • Immune mediated eye disease
  • Neurologic diseases of the eye

Dr. Goyal received his medical degree from Albany Medical College in New York in 1998, through an advanced B.S./M.D. curriculum. He completed a one year internship in Internal Medicine at Northwestern University Hospitals in Chicago. He then became involved in Ophthalmology research at the University of Minnesota and later returned to New York to complete a three year residency in Ophthalmology at Albany Medical College. Dr. Goyal moved on to Boston to complete an additional year of subspecialty training in cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery at Boston University Medical Center.

Dr. Goyal performs most of his surgeries at the Phillips Eye Institute and at Fairview Southdale Hospital and practices out of our downtown location in the Medical Arts Building (612-338-4861) and at our Park Avenue location at the Phillips Eye Institute, 710 East 24th Street, Suite 201, Minneapolis, MN 55404, (612-871-0100).