Y. Katherine Hu, MD, MS is a comprehensive ophthalmologist at Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania. Dr. Hu received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, summa cum laude. She received a Master of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
She completed her medical education at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honorary Society and graduated first of her class. She also received the American Medical Women’s Association Glasgow-Rubin Achievement Award for academic excellence. After serving an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Virginia Medical Center, she performed her Ophthalmology residency at the prestigious Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins Medical Center.
Prior to her medical career, Dr. Hu was involved in medical research, as a graduate student as well as a research scientist at the National Institutes of Health. She had visited and worked in eye hospitals in China and India after her residency.
As a comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr. Hu has special interests in helping patients obtaining better vision through cataract surgeries. She also has strong interests and experiences in medical management of diabetic eye diseases and age-related macular degeneration.
Dr. Hu is an attending surgeon at the Pennsylvania Eye and Ear Surgery Center, Reading Hospital-Tower Health and the Surgery Center of Pottsville.
Her medical society memberships include:
• American Academy of Ophthalmology
• Chinese American Ophthalmologic Society
• Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
• Pennsylvania and Berks County Medical Societies