Matthew Mao Zhang, MD, an Oculoplastic Surgeon with Eye Institute at Harborview

Get to know Oculoplastic Surgeon Dr. Matthew Mao Zhang, who serves patients in Seattle, Washington.

Specializing in nasolacrimal disorders and oculoplastic surgery, Dr. Zhang is an oculoplastic surgeon who remains dedicated to providing the best medical and surgical care to his patients at the Eye Institute at Harborview in Seattle, Washington. 

Eye Institute at Harborview offers cutting-edge medical and surgical eye care for common to complex conditions and disorders. The staff working there provides comprehensive treatment for people with glaucoma, cataracts, diseases of the retina, cornea, orbit, and nerves, as well as age-related eye diseases. They also perform refractive procedures such as LASIK and oculofacial plastic surgery procedures.

With a passion for teaching fellows, residents, and medical students, Dr. Zhang also serves as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. 

Back in 2012, he earned his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He then went on to complete his internship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in 2013, followed by his residency in ophthalmology at Vanderbilt Eye Institute in 2016 and his fellowship in oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery at Wills Eye Hospital in 2018. 

A member of American Academy of Ophthalmology, the doctor is board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America. 

Oculoplastics, or oculoplastic surgery, includes a wide variety of surgical procedures that deal with the orbit (eye socket), eyelids, tear ducts, and the face. It also deals with the reconstruction of the eye and associated structures. Oculoplastic surgeons perform procedures such as the repair of droopy eyelids (blepharoplasty), repair of tear duct obstructions, orbital fracture repairs, removal of tumors in and around the eyes, as well as eyelid and facial reconstruction.

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