Y. Katherine Hu
Y. Katherine Hu. M.D., M.S. joined The Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania in February, 2009 as a comprehensive ophthalmologist.
Dr. Hu received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, Summa Cum Laude. She subsequently attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received a Master degree in Biochemistry. 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 in 2004. 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 in Baltimore from 2005 to 2008.
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 Institute of Health. She also has interests in international ophthalmology. 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, the Reading Hospital-Tower Health, the Surgery Center of Pottsville, and the Physicians Surgical Center of Lebanon. She sees patients in the Wyomissing, Pottsville and Lebanon locations.
Dr. Hu’s professional memberships include:
- The American Academy of Ophthalmology
- The American Medical Association
- Pennsylvania and Berks County Medical Societies
- Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
- Chinese American Ophthalmologic Society