Dr. Zhang received her Bachelor of Arts degree Magna Cum Laude in Anthropology and Psychology from Amherst College. She earned a Doctor of Medicine from Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she was accepted in the distinguished society of AOA. She completed her residency in General Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital, where she was awarded the prestigious Mount Sinai Outstanding Clinical Housestaff Award, the Humanism and Excellence in Teaching Award, and the Arthur A. Aufses, Sr. Award for overall excellence in clinical surgery and teaching. Dr. Zhang then completed a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery at Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri.
Dr. Zhang is a board certified general surgeon with clinical interests in foregut disorders, complex hernia repair, bariatric surgery, minimally invasive, and robotic surgery. She is an accredited bariatric surgeon by the Fellowship Council and will be offering patients laparoscopic gastric bypass and laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. She is also experienced in complex foregut disorders, including surgical management of achalasia, paraesophageal hernia, GERD, and gastric disorders. With advanced training in robotics, Dr. Zhang utilizes the da Vinci surgical system for robotic foregut surgeries.
Dr. Zhang is committed to reducing health disparities and has worked at various medical institutions abroad. She spent one year in South Sudan implementing a community health program and has been involved in surgical mission trips in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, Ghana, and China. She speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese.