Catherine Newton, MD has announced her retirement from the private practice of ophthalmology.
Dr Newton earned her undergraduate degree in Mathematics and holds Master of Teaching in Anatomy, as well as a Medical Degree. Dr Newton competed her residency in Ophthalmology at University of Wisconsin – Madison and holds dual Fellowships, from Duke in Ophthalmic Pathology, and from Louisiana State University in Cornea.
Dr Newton has authored over 2 dozen scientific papers and has given about as many oral scientific presentations. Dr Newton continues to serve on the Cornea Committee as an associate examiner for physicians taking the examination for certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr Newton holds a teaching role at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Louisville Medical School and will continue to work with residents as she is called upon.
As a practicing physician since earning her Medical Degree in 1979, Dr Newton has provided care to tens of thousands of patients. We are grateful for her years of service as an ophthalmologist and that further, Dr Newton chose to spend her final years of practice here at The Eye Care Institute. As such, Dr Newton is asking her patients to continue their eye care here with The Doctors of The Eye Care Institute.
Dr. Cathy Newton is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She completed her internship at the Medical College of Wisconsin and then completing a three-year residency in ophthalmology at the University of Wisconsin. Dr Newton then studied experimental corneal pathology as a fellow in Ophthalmic Pathology at Duke University. Dr. Newton studied Cornea & External Disease with Dr. Herbert Kaufman, and Refractive Surgery with Dr. Marguerite McDonald at Louisiana State University in New Orleans.
After being in private practice in Louisville, KY for over twenty years, during 2015 Dr Newton began transitioning her practice to join The Eye Care Institute. By the fall of 2016, Dr Newton’s primary practice location will be at The Eye Care Institute.
Dr. Newton is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is a Diplomate of, and Associate Examiner for, the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Newton is the recipient of numerous awards and grants, and has published several papers on Cornea & External Disease. Dr. Newton has an amazing wit, love of the arts and an outstanding sense of humor.
If you have a medical emergency, call our office, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week at (502) 589-1500 or (800) 999-3036. Dr. Newton, or one of the other physicians in our group, will be contacted immediately. If you wish to contact Dr. Newton about a matter which is NOT vision-threatening, you may securely message her through My Online Account.
Please remember, Dr. Newton only reads her email about once per day. If you have a medical situation, please call our office. Email is not the quickest way to reach Dr. Newton.
Eyes of Newton Louisville Ophthalmologist, Dr. Catherine Newton is a professional dedicated to Excellence in the most innovative techniques in eye care such as Laser Surgery, Cataract Care, LASIK Surgery, Corneal Surgery & many other eye care procedures. Please come and visit Louisville Ophthalmologist, Dr. Catherine Newton.