Karen S. Morgan

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology

Areas of treatment:

Refractive errors
Macular degeneration and other types of retinal disease


  • Ophthalmology


  • Department of Ophthalmology


  • English
  • Spanish

Karen S. Morgan, MD

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology

Practicing location:

  • Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena

About this doctor:

Dr. Morgan is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who evaluates and manages patients with cataracts, refractive errors, glaucoma, macular degeneration and other types of retinal disease. She serves as the Medical Director of the USC Eye Institute Pasadena Clinic. For the past 30 years, she has practiced General Ophthalmology in the city of Pasadena.

Philosophy of Care
I treat all of my patients with dignity and sensitivity. I act with empathy, understanding, and attentiveness towards them. I do everything possible to achieve the best outcomes for my patients.


MD, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1980


Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center, 1980-1981


University of Miami School of Medicine, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 1981-1984


Keck School of Medicine of USC, Department of Ophthalmology, 1984-1985


American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional society memberships:

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology


American Academy of Ophthalmology Honor Award, 1994
The Essential Guide to L.A.’s Best Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 1996-present
The Best Doctors in America: Pacific Region, 1996-1997
Pasadena Magazine Best Doctors, 2008-Present