Bio

Bio


Dr. Zhang is a board-certified neurologist, in both neurology and clinical neurophysiology. She serves as a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Stanford University School of Medicine.

Dr. Zhang excels at the diagnosis and treatment of complicated neurological diseases and her clinical interests are broad, including intractable epilepsy and stroke urgent care.

With each patient, Dr. Zhang forms a strong alliance focused on overcoming neurological disease and improving quality of life. She practices a patient-centered and evidence-based medicine.

Dr. Zhang and her colleagues led the Stanford Health Care - ValleyCare Neurology & Neurological Sciences Department response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Efforts focused on the safety of patients and staff and minimizing disruptions to urgent and essential clinical services, such as stroke care.

Her COVID-19 response efforts also focused on fulfilling Stanford Health Care?s commitment to professional education and training. She enjoys training future neurologists. She has worked to ensure that Stanford Health Care medical students and residents to maintain momentum on their journey to becoming the neurology specialists of tomorrow.

In addition to delivering clinical care for a wide range of neurological conditions, Dr. Zhang enjoys conducting cutting-edge clinical research. Her work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, such as Neurological Sciences, Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, Neuroimage, Glia, Immunology, the Journal of Psychiatric Practice, Journal of Neuroimmunology, etc. Her current research interest includes clinical trials and a large cohort study of the impact of seizures on stroke outcomes.

Among her many honors, Dr. Zhang has won a grant award from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Dr. Zhang shows a great enthusiasm in public welfare. She has earned recognition for volunteering her time and expertise at family health centers, hospitals, and schools.

Clinical Focus


  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Academic Appointments


Honors & Awards


  • Grant, National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Professional Education


  • Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurology
  • Board Certification, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Fellowship, UCLA Dept of Neurology
  • Residency, Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital Neurology Residency
  • Internship, University of Arkansas Internal Medicine residency
  • Medical Education, Fujian Medical University

Teaching

Graduate and Fellowship Programs


  • Neurophysiology (Fellowship Program)

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