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Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Surgery
  • Corneal Transplant
  • Ophthalmic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
View all 6 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Anterior Ocular Disease
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataracts
  • Corneal Disease
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Inflammations
  • Eye Injuries
  • Fast Facts: Conjunctivitis
  • Herpetic Eye Disease
  • Ocular Allergies
View all 12 Specialties +


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About Jeffrey Goshe, MD

Dr. Goshe was appointed to the Cole Eye Institute as a staff ophthalmologist specializing in Cornea and External Disease in 2011. Dr. Goshe received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Case Western Reserve University summa cum laude, during which time he was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. He subsequently earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and earned acceptance into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Cole Eye Institute, during which time he was elected Chief Resident. Dr. Goshe subsequently completed a fellowship in Cornea and External Disease at the Devers Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon, training under Mark A. Terry, MD, a world-renowned leader in cornea transplantation.

Dr. Goshe has served as Program Director for the Cole Institute Residency training program since 2014, prior to which he served as Assistant Program Director for 3 years. He also has served as a Content Expert in Cornea and External Disease for the American Academy of Ophthalmology Self-Assessment Commitment since 2013. Dr. Goshe is also serves as a Medical Director for Eversight Ohio, a regional eye bank which supplies corneal tissue for transplantation. He has been recognized as a “Top Doctor” by Cleveland Magazine and the National Keratoconus Foundation.

Dr. Goshe’s specialty interests include the medical and surgical management of all diseases that affect the cornea and anterior segment, including: cataract (both routine and complex), corneal dystrophies (including Fuchs, anterior basement membrane dystrophy, and all hereditary dystrophies of the cornea), corneal edema (all causes), infectious diseases of the cornea, ocular trauma, and complex disorders of the ocular surface including Sjogren syndrome, neurotrophic keratopathy, and autoimmune diseases of the ocular surface (including Sjogren syndrome and ocular cicatricial pemphigoid). Dr. Goshe is actively researching corneal transplantation and has published more than 30 peer-reviewed journal articles, the majority of which are focused on corneal transplantation, including Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK), Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) and Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK). Dr. Goshe takes care of both adult and pediatric patients.

Dr. Goshe and his wife are both natives of Northeast Ohio and enjoy spending time at the many scenic Cleveland Metroparks with their three children.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Devers Eye Institute
Ophthalmology Cornea External Disease
Portland, OR USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Internship - Akron City Hospital
Internal Medicine
Akron, OH USA

Medical Education - Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

Undergraduate - Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH USA


  • Ophthalmology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.

To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 7/11/2020, Dr. Goshe has reported the financial relationships with the companies listed below. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Consulting and/or Speaking. Dr. Goshe receives fees of $5,000 or more per year as a paid consultant, speaker or member of an advisory committee for the following companies:

  • Dompe

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

329 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

66 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

Care provider is excellent.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2021

Excellent care from dr Goshe

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2021

I can very well pleased with all aspects of my visit.Dr. Goshe and staff are a 10/10 ! Thank you!

Reviewed on Jun 30, 2021

Dr Goshe is an incredible physician.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

The wait for an appointment was 2-3 months, but is understandable...there is a great demand for Dr. Goshe's expert skills and only one of him to handle all the patients. I was more than willing to wait in order to receive his expertise.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

Dr. Goshe is an excellent surgeon as well as a caring, personable physician. I highly recommend him to anyone who needs the delicate type of surgery that he has mastered.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

After a very thorough analysis of the potential problem, doctor goshi performed laser procedure on my right eye. It did the trick. My vision is nowvclear. Thank you very much. Excellent diagnosis. Great job.

Reviewed on Jun 24, 2021

my dr is very prompt

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2021

dr goshe is a very fine and personable physician. answers questions and very courteous and talks in plain lament terms to understand complex eye situations

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2021

I really trust what the doctor said and how he is keeping and eye on my eyes.

Reviewed on Jun 8, 2021

dr goshe is very informative and patient, absolutely gives you his attention!

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

very pleased with the care provided by Dr. Goshe.

Reviewed on May 25, 2021

Dr. Goshe has gone above and beyond. He always takes time for his patients. He is the one of most caring, self giving, Doctors I have ever met. He is a extremely skilled surgeon. The world needs more people like him.

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

Dr Groshe was excellent! Clear, articulate..

Reviewed on May 5, 2021

excellent doctor

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

what a great eye doctor

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

Dr Goeshe is always attentive and respectful. He answers all my questions and responds quickly to any messages I send about my eyes

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

I have been seeing Dr. Goshe for about 8 years. He has always displayed excellence in care for my condition and clearly discussed the issues and my concerns. He is personable and shows care for me as a person. I have recommended his to others with significant eye issues.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2021

I have complete confidence and trust with Dr Goshe's treatment

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021

Dr Goshe has always been the ultimate professional who makes you feel that you are the most important patient of his day!

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

De Goshi is the best. I would not want to go to another doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2021

Dr.Goshi is the best. I would not willing choose another doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2021

The doctor was excellent

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2021

Great experience with Dr. Goshe and his team.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021

Dr. Goshe carefully explained the treatment options and patiently answered all our questions.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

The physician (Dr. Goshe) even called me at home the next day to clear up a couple of remaining issues about my upcoming surgery.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021

Dr. Goshe is extremely good as an ophthalmologist. He gave me back my vision!! He is so kind and always goes above and beyond for me. My husband and I think the world of him and recommend him to our friends.

Reviewed on Feb 16, 2021

wonderful Dr. cannot be more grateful for his care and clinical expertise

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2021

It's no surprise why it took me three months to see Dr. Goshe. A doctor who takes the time to listen to your concerns, explains things clearly and in language you understand, and seems genuinely interested in your well-being.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2021

Love Dr Goshe

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021

Very pleased with everyone in the doctors office

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

Dr. Goshe listened to all my concerns, answered all questins and gave me options. He ALWAYS takes his time to make sure you are comfortable with your situation.

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2021

Dr. Goeshe is beyond polite and caring. He listens to my concerns and answers myquestions completely

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr and Assistants all are helpful and professional.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

apparently Dr Goshe is very popular. it took 6 months to get an appt. But, it was well worth the wait. He and his team were excellent.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

Dr Goshe explained everything in detail , offered options & answered all of my questions!

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2021

I felt like I was in the best care with Dr. Goshe - Thank You Dr. Goshe :)

Reviewed on Jan 5, 2021

Dr. Goshe is an outstanding provider. He is caring and compassionate to my concerns and condition.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

I think Dr.Goshe is the very best.

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2020

I always recommend Dr. Goshe to anyone needing an eye doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2020

Dr. Goshe is personable and professional. He is a great example of the world class care that you receive from the CCF.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2020

Tina and dr goshe are the best

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020

Dr. Goshe is an outstanding clinician and professional.I have the utmost respect for him and his clinical recommendations.

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2020

Dr. Goshe is the most excellent/ compassionate/ kindest Doctor I have ever met. Not in a hurry and always took the time to answer my questions

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

Dr. Goshe is an excellent doctor. He always answers my questions and explains things so I can understand. I would recommend him to other patients. I also was there the afternoon the debate was going on fearing how I was going to get out of there with driving (no problems at all) I was impressed. Thank you

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

I have recommended Dr. Goshe to other family.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr. Goshe is a very good doctor. He has a natural propensity of helping others. I am very satisfied with his service.

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

As usual, my total experience was a perfect 10. Just keep Dr Goshe at CC

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Dr Goshe is very busy and it's hard to schedule appointments with him but his team ALWAYS finds a way to fit me in on his schedule when I am in need of immediate attention. The Clinic is lucky to have him, he is one of the best physician's I have encountered in my 30 years of being a patient at the CC

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Dr Goshe is amazing. He is patient, compassionate and very candid with the plan of action. The Clinic is very fortunate to have him on their team....

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

Dr. Goshe excels in courtesy, kindness, patience, and professionalism.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2020

I had a great first experience with Dr. Goshe. I had been very nervous about my appointment and he put me at ease. We discussed all of my options for treatment, and I could tell that he was an expert in his field. I am glad to have him as my new eye doctor along with Dr. Perry.

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Dr. Goshe provided superb care, and was very responsive and completely discussed and answered all questions. Wonderful outcome, and pleasant experience. Thank you....

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Dr. Goshe is an outstanding and caring Dr. He doesn't make you feel rushed and answers all your question. So glad he was there to help with my conditions. All the Interns are very fortunate to have him as a teacher. The nurses are all great too!!

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

I always had a very good experience Dr Goshie and staff are spot on

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Dr. Goshe is an excellent doctor. He has helped me for years.

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Everything went well. Dr. Goshe was very pleasant and understanding of my concerns..

Reviewed on Aug 11, 2020

Dr Goshe is professional, thorough, and handled my concerns very well.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

v much appreciate Cleveland Clinic's Drs , nurses , all staff and especially Dr Goshe !

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

We love *Dr. Goshe and every assistant we've had there. Everyone we've encountered has shown respect, talked to us like regular human beings and has had excellent "bed side manner."

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

I love Dr Goshe and what he's done for my vision. I'm beyond grateful and you're very lucky to have him on your staff.

Reviewed on Aug 6, 2020

Dr Goshe is Wonderful

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

I feel very fortunate to meet Dr. Goshe. He's one of the best doctors I've met. He's very positive and encouraging. Thank you Dr. Goshe

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

dr. goshe is the best. he combines exceptional skills with great interpersonal abilities that inspires confidence

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

if there was a stellar choice I would give it to Dr. Jeffrey and his staff !!

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Dr Goshe had a young doctor with him and both Dr Goshe and the young man were very caring and good at explaining what they saw in my eye.

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