Randall L Goodman, MD, FACS

Dr. Goodman is a board-certified ophthalmologist in private practice in San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria and Lompoc, California. He specializes in refractive surgery, including laser vision correction, LASIK, cataract and lens implant surgery. As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, he also performs eyelid surgery, cornea, glaucoma and strabismus surgeries.


Dr. Goodman lives in SLO County and has practiced on the Central Coast since 2005. Prior to that he spent nine years as an Air Force officer. He served as the Chief of Ophthalmology at the United States Air Force and Veteran’s hospital in Las Vegas for three years after completing his ophthalmology residency at Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas. Before he became an eye surgeon, he served two years as an Air Force flight surgeon after receiving his MD degree from Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, California.


Dr. Goodman is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and has authored two ophthalmology textbooks and numerous journal articles, book chapters and scientific abstracts, and serves as editorial reviewer for two medical publishers. He has won many accolades for his writing, teaching and research, and was awarded the prestigious Air Force Aerial Achievement Medal and the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.


Active in his church, Dr. Goodman has also participated in many surgical mission trips to Fiji, Mexico, Honduras and Nicaragua. He serves on the Board of Directors for Surgical Eye Expeditions International in Santa Barbara. Dr. Goodman and his wife, a local family practice physician, enjoy traveling, hiking and spending time together with their daughter and son.

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