About Me

Dr. Kathy Zhang was born in China and moved to the United States with her family in 1992. She comes from a family of physicians and decided she would become a doctor when she was just two years old. She graduated with honors from the University of California at Berkeley in Molecular and Cell Biology and then returned to her home state of Texas to earn her MD at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.

She moved to Orange County in 2012 for her pediatrics training at the University of California in Irvine and Children's Hospital of Orange County. She now resides in Newport Beach with her husband, young daughter and two dogs. In her spare time, she is a Medical Advisor at her husband's plastic surgery practice, Zelken Institute for Aesthetic Medicine. She enjoys art museums, painting, dancing and sailing. She has a special interest in dermatological conditions, breastmilk medicine and infant care. She is fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin)


English, Chinese/Mandarin, Mandarin

Provider Specialty




Medical Education

University of California, Berkley


University of California, Irvine

Locations & Affiliations


Insurances Accepted

Accepts most major HMO, PPO, EPO and POS health plans
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