Angeline Nguyen, MD

Attending Physician
Assistant Professor, Keck School of Medicine of USC

Angeline Nguyen, MD graduated summa cum laude from the Southern Methodist University after which she earned her medical degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her ophthalmology residency training at the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and further specialized in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus surgery in fellowship training at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford Hospital.

Dr. Nguyen is assistant professor of ophthalmology at CHLA/USC. Her clinical and surgical interests include a broad range of pediatric ophthalmological conditions, such as amblyopia, cataract, and pediatric strabismus as well as adult strabismus. She utilizes botox and surgery in the management of pediatric and adult strabismus. Surgically, she uses hidden adjustable sutures to optimize the alignment of the eyes, and sutures can be adjusted up to ten days after surgery. Additionally, she has a strong interest in teaching residents and surgical training.


Medical School

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


Internal Medicine – Mt. Sinai West-St. Luke’s Hospital, New York, NY


Ophthalmology – Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD


Pediatric Ophthalmology – Byers Eye Institute, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA


Professional Memberships

American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)
Women in Ophthalmology (WIO)
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)


Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Fellow Teaching Award, Byers Eye Institute
Wilmer Research Grant Award
ARVO Travel Grant


Ing EB, Miller NR, Nguyen A, Su W, Bursztyn LLCD, Poole M, Kansal V, Toren A, Albreki D, Mouhanna JG, Muladzanov A, Bernier M, Gans M, Lee D, Wendel C, Sheldon C, Shields M, Bellan L, Lee-Wing M, Mohadjer Y, Nijhawan N, Tyndel F, Sundaram ANE, Ten Hove MW, Chen JJ, Rodriguez AR, Hu A, Khalidi N, Ing R, Wong SWK, Torun N. Neural Network and logistic regression diagnostic prediction models for giant cell arteritis: development and validation. Clin Ophthalmol. 21(13):421-430, 2019. PMID: 30863010. PMCID: PMC63888759

Wang Y, Mettu P, Broadent T, Radke P, Firl K, Shepher B, Couch SM, Nguyen AM, Henderson AD, McCulley T, McClelland CM, Mokhtarzadeh A, Lee MS, Garrity JA, Harrison AR. Thyroid eye disease presenting with superior rectus/levator complex enlargement. Orbit. 39(1): 1-8. 2020. PMID: 31056988.

Stroh IG, Nguyen AM, Channa R. Purtscher-like Retinopathy in Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome. JAMA Ophthalmol. 137(1):e183911, 2019. PMID: 30629118.

Tanner JA, Rao KT, Salas RE, Strowd RE, Nguyen AM, Kornbluh A, Mead-Brewer E, Gamaldo CE. Incorporating students into clinic may be associated with both improved clinical productivity and educational value. Neurol Clin Pract. 7(6):474-482, 2017. PMID: 29431166.

de Luna RA, Nguyen AM, Ramulu PY. Reading ability among patients presenting for ophthalmic and nonophthalmic surgery. Ophthalmology. 124(6):918-9, 2017. PMID: 28132724. PMCID: PMC5440200.

de Luna RA, Mihailovic A, Nguyen AM, Friedman DS, Gitlin LN, Ramulu PY. The Association of glaucomatous visual field loss and balance. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 6(3):8, 2017. PMID: 28553562. PMCID: PMC5444495.

Nguyen AM, Arora KS, Swenor BK, Friedman DS, Ramulu PY. Physical activity restriction in age-related eye disease: Exploring fear of falling as a potential mediator. BMC Geriatr. 12(15):64, 2015. PMID: 26062727. PMCID: PMC4464712.

Sengupta S, Nguyen AM, van Landingham SW, Solomon SD, Do DV, Ferrucci L, Friedman DS, Ramulu PY. Evaluation of real-world mobility in age-related macular degeneration. BMC Ophthalmol. 15(1):9, 2015. PMID: 25636376. PMCID: 4328075.

Nguyen AM, van Landingham SW, Massof RW, Rubin GS, Ramulu PY. Reading Ability and Reading Engagement in Older Adults With Glaucoma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 55(8), 5284-5290, 2014. PMID: 25052992. PMCID: PMC4142770.

Nguyen AM, Campbell AA, Semba RD. Nutritional amblyopia combined with night blindness. Case Rep Ophthalmol. 3(3), 389-391, 2012. PMID: 23275794. PMCID: 3531945.

Nguyen AM, Grover DS, Sun K, Raju VK., Semba RD, Schaumberg DA. Coverage of the vitamin A supplementation programme for child survival in Nepal: success and challenges. Paediatr Int Child Health. 32(4), 233-238, 2012. PMID: 23164298.

CHLA Medical Group: Encino Ophthalmology

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United States