• 1750 South Osprey Avenue

About us

Karen L. Chapman, MD

About Dr. Chapman

  • Dr. Chapman is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist with fellowship training in Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Surgery and Diseases of the Orbit. She has practiced in Sarasota, Florida since 1997.


  • A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Harvard University with a Bachelors Degree in Biology and Neurosciences. Dr. Chapman then attended the University of Virginia School of Medicine She completed her internship at Roanoke Memorial Hospital (A University of Virginia Affiliate Program), in Roanoke, Virginia. She completed her ophthalmology residency at University of Virginia.


  • Dr. Chapman pursued fellowship training in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery and orbital diseases at Mayo Clinic, Rochester Minnesota, A well respected ophthalmic plastic surgeon in the Sarasota area, Dr. Chapman specializes in cosmetic and functional upper and lower eyelid surgery, cosmetic and functional brow surgery, facial and periorbital skin cancer excision and reconstruction, tear drainage surgery, orbital and facial fracture repair and surgical management of thyroid eye disease.


  • In addition to surgical and medical procedures, Dr. Chapman performs various aesthetic procedures, including Juvederm and Restylane augmentation, Sculptra Aesthetic, and Botox Cosmetic. Dr. Chapman served as a National Education Faculty Member for Botox Cosmetic.