About

Dr Katherine Harkins, O.D.

Dr. Harkins, O.D.

Dr. Harkins grew up in the small town of Portage, WI and attended college at the University of Wisconsin, where she earned her BS in Biology.

She was brought to New England to attend optometry school at The New England College of Optometry in Boston and fell in love with the city. After earning her Doctorate in Optometry, she began practicing full time at Independent Eye Care in the Beverly and Danvers locations. She enjoys caring for patients of all ages and provides comprehensive eye exams and problem visits in both English and Spanish.

In her free time, Dr. Harkins enjoys playing volleyball and softball, cooking, and traveling. She has participated in mission trips to Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic to provide eye care in rural communities and is a member of the Massachusetts Society of Optometrists and American Optometric Association.