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Maria Govorkova, MD, PhD
El Camino Health Medical Network

Maria Govorkova, MD, PhD

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About Maria Govorkova, MD, PhD

Dr. Maria Govorkova is a board-certified ophthalmologist who treats the full spectrum of eye conditions. She specializes in cataract surgery, pterygium surgery and eyelid surgery.

“I am very passionate about preserving and restoring people’s sight, which has such a profound impact on a person’s quality of life. I dedicated my life to help people with vision problems, and the most rewarding thing for me is to see my patients thriving and enjoying what they love,” she says.

In addition to her medical degree, Dr. Govorkova holds a PhD in neuro-ophthalmology and was honored with the Merrill Reeh Pathology Award for outstanding contribution to the field of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. She’s also a three-time winner of the Erdbrink Award for best resident research. Dr. Govorkova holds a patent for a method of preventing optic atrophy in closed craniocerebral trauma and has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals related to her research.

Outside her practice, Dr. Govorkova enjoys spending time with her family, reading, swimming, hiking, skiing and traveling.

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Locations & Appointments

El Camino Health

227 North Jackson Ave

San Jose, CA 95116


Insurances Accepted

  • Accepts Most Major Insurance Plans

Special Notice

*Please contact the doctor's office directly to confirm that your specific health insurance policy is accepted by the physician. We also recommend contacting your health insurance carrier to confirm coverage under your policy.

Our doctor directory is provided as a convenience to you. Physicians are not employees of El Camino Hospital and therefore may or may not accept the same Insurance Policies as the hospital. El Camino Hospital does not guarantee or warrant the accuracy of the information listed.



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Medical Education

Rostov State Medical University

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology

Specialty: Ophthalmology

Languages Spoken

  • Russian