Catherine Abbott, O.D.

Meet the experienced and friendly doctors and staff who make Hardin Valley Eyecare & Optical the leading provider of vision care products and services in Knoxville.

Dr. Catherine Abbott grew up in Salem, VA. She attended the University of Virginia where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology before attending the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. Following her graduation in 2013, she did a one-year residency at the Salem VA Medical Center. Dr. Abbott’s experience with various complicated cases, including a number of eye diseases, has made her a more well-rounded and compassionate doctor. She is an active member in TAOP (TN association of Optometric Physicians), ETSOP (East TN society of Optometric Physicians), and AOA. Dr. Abbott partners with her husband, Dr. Travis Thompson in running Hardin Valley Eyecare & Optical.

In her free time, Dr. Abbott enjoys spending time with her friends and family (including her dog, Barley). She enjoys hiking in the mountains of East Tennessee and reading new books through her book club.

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"Dr. Abbott was a please to work with. She was very friendly, thorough and informative. Great job!"
Kevin C.