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Dr. Katherine Loftfield, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. She is 61 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Loftfield is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center.
Dr. Katherine Loftfield's professional interest is glaucoma related cases. She is board certified in ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Loftfield attended the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, participating in the Sophomore Year Abroad Program at Centro Andino, University of New Mexico in Quito, Ecuador. She obtained her bachelors degree in chemistry from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and earned her medical degree from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque. Dr. Loftfield completed a fellowship in ocular pathology and an internship in medicine-ophthalmology at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City. She completed her ophthalmology residency at Ochsner, where she served as Chief Resident in her final year. She completed a glaucoma fellowship at Ochsner and the Louisiana State University Eye Center and a retina fellowship at the Sydney Eye Hospital in Sydney, Australia. Prior to joining the Ochsner team in 1990, Dr. Loftfield worked as a staff ophthalmologist with Project Orbis. Fluent in both Spanish and English, she worked from an airplane thoughout Central America and Africa.