Wenlan (Wendy) Zhang, MD

Dr. Wenlan (Wendy) Zhang is a Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellow at Duke Eye Center. Originally born in China, she grew up in the Northeast and Mexico before moving to Missouri with her family. She graduated from the undergraduate program at Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in Biochemistry.  

While in medical school at Duke University, she received a national grant from the Research to Prevent Blindness Foundation to support an extra year of ophthalmology research studying age-related macular degeneration in a mouse model.

Following an internal medicine internship at Duke University, she completed her ophthalmology residency at the Duke Eye Center where she went on to become the Chief Resident.

Following her fellowship, Dr. Zhang plans to pursue a career in vitreoretinal surgery, patient care, education, and clinical research.

Education & training

Medical School: Duke University
Internship: Duke University, Internal Medicine
Residency: Duke University Eye Center, Chief Resident