Dr. Katie Freeman received her bachelor’s degree from Brown University with a concentration in environmental health and a master’s degree in environmental management from Duke University focusing on marine conservation and ecology. She then entered a veterinary medicine program at North Carolina State University where she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM). She then completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Colorado State University and completed her residency in comparative ophthalmology at UC Davis.
After working in private practice in CA, Dr. Freeman accepted an assistant professor position and she has been a faculty member at Colorado State University for the past 4 years. She is now returning to the Bay Area with her two dogs (Kigali and River, shown at left), cat, husband and young son. She enjoys spending time outdoors and loves hiking, running, and roller derby.
Dr. Freeman is frequently involved in wildlife pro-bono veterinary care and her special interests within ophthalmology include ophthalmic surgery, optics, tear film dynamics and surface ocular disease, as well as wildlife and exotic animal ophthalmology.