Dr. Kohlhepp earned her Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude from the State University of New York at Albany, and her medical degree from Stony Brook School of Medicine in New York. She went on to Internships in the Department of Pediatrics at Stony Brook University Hospital and in the Department of Internal Medicine at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York. Dr. Kohlhepp then completed a Residency in the Department of Ophthalmology at Catholic Medical Center in Flushing, New York, and a Fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal Surgery at the University of Nebraska in Omaha.
Board certified in Ophthalmology, Dr. Kohlhepp has been in private practice since 1997. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association and Pasco County Medical Society.