DoctorsAngeline Nguyen, MD

Angeline Nguyen, MD

Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Department: Ophthalmology

Clinical Specialty: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismsus

Treatment Expertise: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Pediatric Cataract, Amblyopia (“Lazy Eye”), Strabismus (“Crossed Eyes”), Esotropia (Eye Turning In), Exotropia (Eye Turning Out), Diplopia (Double Vision)

Languages: English, Spanish, Vietnamese

Location: Children's Hospital Los Angeles

Biography and Education


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.


  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • BS Biology, BA Economics, Spanish & Chemistry Minor, Southern Methodist University


  • Internal Medicine Internship, Mt. Sinai West-St. Luke’s Hospital


  • Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University


  • Pediatric Ophthalmology, Byers Eye Institute, Stanford University


Professional society memberships:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA), 2020 – present
  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), 2018 – present
  • Women in Ophthalmology (WIO), 2018 – present
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), 2016 – present


  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2020
  • Fellow Teaching Award, Byers Eye Institute, 2020
  • Wilmer Research Grant Award, Wilmer Eye Institute, 2016-2019
  • Travel Award, Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology, 2015
  • Neurology Osler Apprentice, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2014
  • Best Reviewers List, Editorial Board of Ophthalmology, 2014
  • Wilmer Research Meeting Oral Presentation Award, Wilmer Eye Institute, 2014
  • Excellence in Medical Student Research Award, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2012
  • William Walker Award for Summer Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2012
  • Summa Cum Laude, Southern Methodist University, 2010