Dr. Kang Zhang, MD

Dr. Kang Zhang, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kang Zhang, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology and clinical molecular genetics.Read his story

9415 Campus Point Drive

La Jolla, CA 92093

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Zhang performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Dry Eyes
high
more than 83% of peers
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
normal
more than 79% of peers
Retinal Hemorrhage
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Dr. Zhang's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Zhang "Dr. Zhang's research focuses on novel disease gene targets and therapies in macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and inherited retinal degenerations. He has numerous grants from National Institute of Health and other foundations, and holds three patents for his scientific developments.Dr. Zhang has published or co-authored more than 70 peer reviewed manuscripts in top journals including Science, New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, Nature Genetics, Nature Medicine, Cell, PNAS, and JCI - covering a wide range of topics in genetics, molecular biology, and clinical trials in ophthalmology."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Molecular Genetics
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Floaters
  • Genetic Eye Disorders
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Healthone Presby St Luke's M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Johns Hopkins University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Utah, College Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Zhang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Zhang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Zhang to family and friends
2.0
based on 4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Zhang's Performance

Trustworthiness
POOR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
FAIR
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
Over 45 minutes

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