Angela M. Chen, O.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor

Joined us in 2009

B.S., University of California, Davis
O.D., State University of New York
M.S., State University of New York
Residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy, SCCO


Dr. Angela Chen received her Doctor of Optometry and M.S. degree in Vision Science from the State University of New York, College of Optometry in 2008. She then completed a residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy at the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO). Dr. Chen joined the Vision Therapy and Pediatric Vision Care faculty at SCCO in 2009. Currently, she is an assistant professor and co-teaches the Strabismus/Amblyopia Diagnosis and Management courses with Dr. Cotter. In addition, she does clinical teaching of optometric interns in the Vision Therapy and Pediatric Optometry Services. She is the coordinator for the Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy residency program and works with residents in the Pediatric Contact Lens Service.

Dr. Chen is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association, the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Dr. Chen's research interests include strabismus, amblyopia, and non-strabismic binocular vision disorders. She serves as a clinical investigator in several NEI supported studies for the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG) and the Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial-Attention and Reading Trial (CITT-ART).
She is also a clinical director for the Special Olympics Opening Eyes vision screening program.