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Robert Gokey, MD

Trinity Health is pleased to welcome vitreoretinal specialist Robert Gokey, MD, to our eye care team. Dr. Gokey is a board-certified ophthalmologist specially trained to provide diagnosis and treatment to patients with conditions affecting the retina and vitreous humor such as retinal detachment, age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. A Minot native, Dr. Gokey earned his medical degree from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at Ochsner-Louisiana State University Shreveport, where he was elected Chief Resident his final year. He went on to accomplish his fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Gokey is excited to return to his hometown to practice. He represents three generations of family members to serve the Minot region, having followed his mother, Susan Gokey, MD, and grandfather, D.B. Flickinger, MD, into the medical profession. In his free time, Dr. Gokey enjoys spending time with his wife and two small children, reading,  swimming, and baking.


Ophthalmology is a medical and surgical specialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of eye conditions, such as cataract, glaucoma and macular degeneration.

"I’m blessed to be able to give back to the community that raised me. By protecting people’s sight, I hope to help better their lives.”

Robert Gokey, MD

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