Dr. Angel was born and raised in Tennessee. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, where she also completed her optometric degree. After completing her residency in Ocular Disease at the Omni Eye Services of Memphis, she went on to become the clinical director of Omni Eye Services and the Director of Refractive Services at TLC Laser Eye Centers. Prior to joining UW Medicine as a teaching associate in 2012, Dr. Angel had been in private practice for 15 years, primarily in the Seattle area. Her clinical focus is on corneal disease.

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Undergraduate Education: BS, Southern College of Optometry, 1995
Medical School: OD, Southern College of Optometry, 1996
Residency: Omni Eye Services, 1997
Memberships: American Association of Optometry (AAO), Optometric Physicians of Washington (OPW), King County Optometric Society (KCOS), Tennessee Optometric Society (TOA), West Tennessee Optometric Society (WTOS), Southeast Conference of Optometry (SECO)

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Academic Interests

Dr. Angel’s clinical interests include comprehensive optometry and baseline dilated fundus exam for patients diagnosed with systemic diseases.

Awards & Honors

2000–2001 WTOS – Legislative Liaison to the TOA

2002-2004 Chosen “One of America’s Top Optometrists”

1999-2000 Recipient “Young Optometrist of the Year”

1996 Optometry Achievement Award


Central Areolar Choroidal Dystophry: A Case Study Clinical Eye and Vision Care. March 1998


Primary Clinical Office

Eyes on James Optical Shop

Harborview Medical Center
908 Jefferson St., Ground Floor
(Corner of James and Terry)
Clinic Phone: 206-897-4774
Clinic Fax: 206-897-4939 

Mailing Address:
Box 359609
325 Ninth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104


Cornea and External Disease