Katrina C. Chin Loy, M.D. is a board-certified comprehensive ophthalmologist specializing in cataract and anterior segment surgery. She received her B.A. cum laude from Barnard College at Columbia University, majoring in Neuroscience and Behavior.
She later pursued her M.D. at Howard University College of Medicine where she graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. She completed her intern year in Internal Medicine at University of California, Irvine and then returned to Howard for her ophthalmology residency training, where she served as Chief Resident in her final year.
Dr. Chin Loy treats a variety of eye diseases including dry eye, cataract, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic eye disease. She is passionate about resident education, mentorship, wellness, and disparities in healthcare, all of which she has spoken about on various national platforms, including annual meetings for the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring Program, Women in Ophthalmology, and the Association for University Professors of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Chin Loy has a faculty appointment at Howard University, where she has served as the Residency Program Director. She currently serves on the board of the Prevention of Blindness’ Emerging Leaders Committee, is the President of the Washington District of Columbia Metropolitan Ophthalmological Society (WDCMOS), and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring Program Subcommittee.
She serves on the Elder Board of her church and lives in Washington, DC with her husband, Anthony, and their three children.