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Sherry Zhang, MD

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​Dr. Sherry Zhang graduated with her B.S. in Biology with a minor in Business from the University of California, San Diego. She then stayed to receive her M.D. in 2017 as part of the UCSD Medical Scholars Program. She completed her internal medicine residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, where she cared for the underserved population of Los Angeles County.

Dr. Zhang is a member of the UCSD Patient Safety Committee, the QI and Research Committee, and the HM Medical Education Committee. Her academic interests include medical education and curriculum development, as well as prevention of hospital acquired infections. She values her time caring for her patients and also enjoys teaching medical students and residents.

Representative Publications

Zhang S, Wilson J, Madani M, Greenberg B. Atrial Arrhythmias and Extensive Left Atrial Fibrosis as the Initial Presentation of MYH7 Gene Mutation. JACC Clin Electrophysiol. 2018 Nov;4(11):1488-1490.

Zhang S, Chang J, Hean S, Spiegel J. Lues Maligna in a Patient with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Clin Case Rep. 2019 Feb;9(2):1217.

Chang J, Douer D, Aldoss I, Vahdani G, Jeong A, Ghaznavi Z, Zhang S, Yaghmour G, Lee K, Weissman A, Akhtari M. Combination chemotherapy plus dasatinib leads to comparable overall survival and relapse-free survival rates as allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in Philadelphia positive acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer Med. 2019 Jun;8(6):2832–2839. 

Poster Presentations

Zhang S, Madani M, Wilson J, Greenberg B. A Patient with MYH7 Gene Mutation Presenting with Atrial Fibrosis. Heart Failure Society of America 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting. Orlando, FL. September 17, 2016.

Zhang S, Clopton P, Schimmel M, Zamani P, Greenberg B. Predictors of Survival Outcome in Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction. Heart Failure Society of America 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting. Orlando, FL. September 18, 2016.

Zhang S, Chang J, Gupta V. The Unexpected Bug: A Case of Bacteroides Fragilis Bacteremia Without Evident Gastrointestinal Disease. American College of Physicians 2016 Southern California Chapters Scientific Meeting. San Diego, CA. October 22, 2016.

Zhang S, Daar E. Watch Your Mouth! An Unusual Case of Herpetic Gingivostomatitis and Geometric Glossitis In An Immunocompromised Adult. American College of Physicians 2017 Southern California Chapters Scientific Meeting. Marina Del Rey, CA. September 16, 2017.

Zhang S, Tesfamicael R, Miller G. Pseudovasculitis: A Case of Pseudomonas Ecthyma Gangrenosum as a Vasculitis Mimic. Society of General Internal Medicine 2018 Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. April 14, 2018.

Zhang S, Ly A, Mayeda D, Sue D. TB or not TB: A Case of Scrofula and Paradoxical Reaction. American College of Physicians 2018 Southern California Chapters Scientific Meeting. Huntington Beach, CA. October 27, 2018.

Zhang S, Chang J, Hean S, Daar E. In Lue of Other Symptoms: A Case of Lues Maligna in a Patient with HIV. Society of General Internal Medicine 2019 California-Hawaii Regional Meeting. Los Angeles, CA. January 19, 2019.

Zhang S, Witt M. Out of The Blue: A Case of Methemoglobinemia. American College of Physicians 2019 Southern California Chapters Scientific Meeting. Carlsbad, CA. October 12, 2019.