Eye Health America Appoints Cathleen McCabe, MD as Chief Medical Officer


ATLANTA—Eye Health America (EHA), a leader in full-service eye care, has appointed Cathleen McCabe, MD, as its chief medical officer. As the newest member of EHA’s executive leadership team, Dr. McCabe will be responsible for the development, implementation and continuation of best practices across EHA’s group practices and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), including The Eye Associates, Clemson Eye and Piedmont Surgery Center, according to an announcement from EHA. “EHA exists to provide best-in-class, full-service eye care to patients—and to do this we invest in technology, process improvement and talent,” said Rod Roeser, CEO of Eye Health America.

“We trust that with her background in clinical excellence and innovation, Dr. McCabe will have a positive impact on not only our patients’ lives, but also those of our staff. We are thrilled to have her on board.”

EHA partners with eyecare practices and ASCs across the Southeast U.S. to help them deliver superior eyecare. As they grow in number of locations and services offered, practices and ASCs can focus on delivering best-in-practice eyecare, while EHA provides financial support, management and administrative resources and business insights.
Dr. McCabe has been an ophthalmologist and partner at The Eye Associates of Manatee for eight years and specializes in cataract and refractive surgery. The Eye Associates of Manatee joined Eye Health America on March 5, 2018. Before her time at The Eye Associates, Dr. McCabe was a cataract and refractive surgeon at Midwest Eye Consultants in Fort Wayne, Ind., for more than 10 years.

Dr. McCabe holds a B.S. in marine biology from the Florida Institute of Technology, participated in graduate work in Zoology at the University of Florida, received her medical degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin, and completed a residency in ophthalmology at the at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/University of Miami Health System.