Leading Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgeon, Kathryn Masselam Hatch, MD is to be Recognized as a 2018 Top Doctor in Massachusetts – Top Doctor Awards

Kathryn Masselam Hatch, MD, Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgeon serving as Director of Refractive Surgery Service with Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology with Harvard Medical School, has been named a 2018 Top Doctor in Massachusetts. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.


Dr. Kathryn Masselam Hatch is a highly respected and experienced surgeon, having been in practice for many years. Her acclaimed career in medicine began when she graduated with her Medical Degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Hatch completed her Ophthalmology residency with the New York University/Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital. Driven to further her knowledge and expertise, she went on to undertake her Cornea and Refractive Surgery fellowship with Massachusetts Eye and Ear.


Dr. Hatch is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and she has earned the coveted title of Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is noted for her extensive expertise in all laser refractive surgery techniques, complex and refractive laser assisted cataract surgery with intraoperative aberrometry, corneal cross-linking and Intacs for keratoconus and post LASIK ectasia, and in advanced techniques in corneal transplant surgery. Dr. Hatch’s excellence as a surgeon is displayed by her use of the latest technologies.


Dr. Hatch is a distinguished member of the New England Ophthalmic Society, the Cornea Society, the American Society of Progressive Enterprising Surgeons, the American European College of Ophthalmic Surgeons, and the Massachusetts Medical Society. Her meticulous approach to patient care, coupled with her dedication to continuously learn about the latest advancements in her field makes Dr. Kathryn Masselam Hatch, MD a very worthy winner of a 2018 Top Doctor Award.


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Olivia Polar is a Research Analyst for FindaTopDoc responsible for identifying and interviewing physicians that have obtained noteworthy honors and accomplishments in their specialty. Olivia is active in her local Chamber of Commerce and is a volunteer at her local hospital.