Glaucoma Specialist, Ophthalmologist
Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology
David G. Godfrey, MD at Glaucoma Associates of Texas (GAT) is an eye doctor (ophthalmologist) specializing in medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma.
Dallas Office 214-360-0000
Fort Worth Office 817-923-2000
Plano Office 972-612-9522
Rockwall Office 469-769-1606
Fax (214) 739-8562
After Hours Phone 214-360-0000
In An Emergency 911
David G. Godfrey, MD- Biography
Dr. David Godfrey, a native Texan, joined the Glaucoma Associates of Texas in 1999. After graduating with honors as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society from the University of Texas in Galveston, he completed his ophthalmology residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. During his ophthalmology training, he was appointed Chief Resident of Ophthalmology. His interest and passion for the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma led him to complete his glaucoma fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Godfrey has many clinical and surgical interests in the management of glaucoma and cataracts. His extensive surgical experience fosters an environment for the development of new surgical techniques and devices. He has been a primary investigator in numerous surgical and pharmaceutical clinical trials and has published extensively in ophthalmology journals.
Raised by a family of teachers, he genuinely enjoys educating residents, lecturing, and teaching medical students. He is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical School.
Dr. Godfrey was the primary medical developer of the Eye Institute of Texas, and past-President of the Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology. He currently is President of Ophthalmology Surgery Center of Dallas and CEO of Glaucoma Associates of Texas. Dr. Godfrey has been chosen as one of the Best Doctors of America every year since 2007.
Outside of work, Dr. Godfrey enjoys spending time with his three boys, traveling, playing piano, and being active in his church.
David G. Godfrey- Curriculum Vitae
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute – Miami, FL
1998 – 1999
Residency in Ophthalmology
Emory University School of Medicine – Atlanta, GA
1995 – 1998
Georgia Baptist Medical Center – Atlanta, GA
1994 – 1995
Doctor of Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston – Galveston, TX
1990 – 1994
Bachelor of Science
Stephen F. Austin State University – Nacogdoches, TX
Magna Cum Laude
1986 – 1990