Kate Maloney, OD
Board certified optometrist
Dr. Kate Maloney grew up in New Jersey and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Delaware. She went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree at the New England College of Optometry in Boston. While in optometry school she would do clinicals in the Health Centers in the poor area’s of Boston. Most of the patients didn’t speak English, so she learned interpersonal skills, specifically how to communicate with patients to assess their problems.
Dr. Maloney completed her optometry residency focused in ocular diseases at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Connecticut where she trained under the state’s top Glaucoma and Retina Specialist.
Dr. Maloney is a member of the American Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric Association, the Florida Optometric Association as well as the Southwest Florida Optometric Association.
Dr. Maloney joined Snead Eye group in September 2020. She enjoys all aspects of eye care including comprehensive exams, pre and post-operative care of cataract, eyelid, and glaucoma surgeries, as well as ocular disease management.
Dr. Maloney also works closely with primary care physicians and Internal Medicine Specialist to build awareness of the importance of an annual eye exam for all patients, especially diabetic patients and all other patients at high rick.
She will continue Snead Eye Group’s educational outreach by providing lectures and complimentary vision screenings throughout the area.
Outside of the office, Dr. Maloney enjoys soaking up the Florida sunshine!