Dr. Grace Zhang, MD - Ophthalmologist

About Dr. Grace Zhang

Dr. Grace Zhang is a board certified ophthalmologist with 15 years of experience in the medical field. She has treated a wide cross-section of patients and regularly interacts with other physicians which accounts for her well-rounded set of clinical expertise.

Dr. Zhang follows a compassionate, conscientious, and communicative approach in dealing with her patients. Since the beginning of her career, she has aspired for quality improvement and excellence in every aspect of healthcare, and it remains a strong driving force in her career.


Professional Experience

  • Peer reviewer physician, Emerald Coast Surgery Center, Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology, St. Joseph Healthcare System, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Trauma Call and Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Florida
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Baylor Scott and White, Round Rock, TX
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, Texas A&M Medical School, Round Rock, TX
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, White Wilson Medical Center, Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Clinical Instructor, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Chicago Eye and Laser Center, Chicago, IL


License and Certification

  • Board Certified, Ophthalmology, 2007


Awards and Honors

  • Best Eye Doctor in Destin by Destin Magazine, 2013
  • Best Eye Doctor on the Emerald Coast by Emerald Coast Magazine, 2011
  • Chief Resident, Northwestern Ophthalmology, 2005 Alumni Scholarship, Baylor College of Medicine
  • T.P. Lion, Dr. D. White Scholarships, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Highest Honors (top 1%), Univ. of CA, Santa Cruz upon graduation
  • Regents Scholarship, UC Santa Cruz



  • Zhang, et al, Painless Loss of Vision After Vomiting, New England Journal of Medicine, 2005; 352: e16 (17).
  • Zhang, et al, No Association Btw. Chlamydia Psittaci and Ocular Adnexal Lymphoma in North American Patients, poster presentation at the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, Dec 10-12, 2005, Atlanta, Georgia. Abstract published in Blood. Manuscript published in Leukemia & Lymphoma March 2007; 48 (3):577-583.
  • Zhang, et al, Hypertrichosis in Patients Receiving Epidermal Growth Factor Inhibitors: Case Study and Review of Literature. Cornea 2007 Aug; 26(7): 856-860
  • Zhang, et al. Multimedia Review: Wills Eye Video Atlas of Ocular Surgery Survey of Ophthalmology 2007 Jan-Feb 52(1):115-116



  • Residency in Ophthalmology, Served as Chief Resident at Northwestern University, Department of Ophthalmology, Chicago, IL 2003-2006
  • Transitional Year Internship, Harbor-UCLA Hospital, Torrance, CA 2002-2003
  • D. from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 1998-2002
  • A. in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California, SC Santa Cruz, CA 1994-1997