Dr. DeAngelis has obtained extensive training in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery, making her a uniquely skilled surgeon to Newsom Eye and the Tampa Bay area. Her refined surgery techniques are used to repair eyelids, tear ducts, and orbital bones.

Dr. DeAngelis performs various eyelid surgeries, including the most common procedure blepharoplasty (eyelid lift surgery), and levator resection to remedy ptosis. These procedures are used to treat different causes of droopy eyelids for both medical and cosmetic purposes to improve vision and reduce eye irritation.

In addition to visual benefits, ocular plastic surgery can improve one’s appearance. Dr. DeAngelis’ training and expertise in plastic surgery make her a confident choice for elective eye surgeries.

In her free time, Dr. DeAngelis enjoys sports, the beach, golfing, singing, playing the piano, and spending time with friends and family. As a graduate of the University of Georgia, she is an avid Bulldogs fan and can be found cheering her team on during football season.


  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) Fellowship, TN Oculoplastics, Nashville, TN and University of Tennessee-Memphis, Memphis, TN
  • Residency in Ophthalmology, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Internal Medicine Residency, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
  • General Surgery Internship, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
  • Doctor of Medicine, Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, OH
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA


  • DeAngelis K, Rider A, Potter W, Jenson J, Fowler B, Fleming, J. Eyelid Spontaneous Blink Analysis and Age-Related Changes Through High-Speed Imaging. Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. 2019
  • Reviewer for Orbit, Medical Journal, 2017-2018
  • Co-investigator of NIH Phase III Clinical Trial, 2017-2018, Teprotumumab, Treatment in Patients with Active Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Association for Research in Vision Ophthalmology, Poster May 2016, Identifiable Risk Factor for Development of Involutional Lower Lid Entropion and Upper Lid Ptosis
  • Rhode Island Hospital Policy Approval, February 2016, OcularTrauma Policy
  • New England Ophthalmology Society, Poster May 2014, Terson’s Syndrome Following Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation
  • Association for Research in Vision Ophthalmology, Poster 2009, The Characterizations of Biomechanical Properties of the African American Eye


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • AAO, Communications Secretariat - Patient Education Sector
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
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