Katherine Flynn, OD

Katherine Flynn, OD is a board-certified optometric physician specializing in primary medical eye care. She is certified in the treatment and management of ocular diseases. At St. Luke’s Cataract & Laser Institute, Dr. Flynn conducts eye examinations for the diagnosis, treatment and management of the visual system. Her areas of focus include: glaucoma, dry eye, and diabetic eye conditions and diseases. She also co-manages cataract and refractive surgery patients.

Dr.  Katherine Flynn earned her undergraduate degree in mathematics and pre-medical studies at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, PA. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in vision science and her Doctor of Optometry degree at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA.

She completed externships emphasizing medical eye care and surgical co-management at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia, Northeastern Eye Institute in Scranton, PA and at the Visual Health & Surgical Center in Lake Worth, FL. She also completed a private externship in primary eye care in Columbia, SC.

Prior to joining St. Luke’s in 2004, Dr. Flynn practiced comprehensive family vision care in northeastern Pennsylvania. In 2001, she participated in an optometric mission to the El Peten region of Guatemala. The mission was student-run and performed over 2,500 exams and screenings.

Dr. Flynn resides in Odessa with her husband, Brian, and their daughter, Kylie.


Professional Affiliations

  • American Optometric Association
  • Florida Optometric Association
  • Southern Council of Optometry
  • Pinellas Optometric Association