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Assistant Professor

Retina & Vitreous

Appointments: 984-974-2020

Special Interests:

Diabetic retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Retinal Vein Occlusion, Surgical Diseases of the Retina, Retinal Detachment, Macular Holes, Macular Puckers, Complex Cataracts.


Medical School:

McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2010


Internal Medicine, Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, Canada, 2011


Ophthalmology, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 2015


Advanced Specialty Training Program in Medical and Surgical Retina, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2017

Dr. Alice Zhang is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Zhang earned her medical doctorate at McGill University, one of the top medical schools in Canada. She completed residency in ophthalmology at the McGill University Health Center and served as Chief Resident. She distinguished herself by winning academic achievement, surgical skills, research, and teaching awards. Additionally, she led the development of the McGill-Lions Club annual eye screening community outreach program.

Then, Dr. Zhang successfully completed a medical and surgical retina fellowship at the prestigious Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD and trained with world-renowned retina specialists.

Dr. Zhang has published manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters on a variety of topics including telemedicine, retinal detachment, ocular melanoma, and ocular inflammatory diseases.

Dr. Zhang’s clinical interests include the surgical and medical management of retinal diseases including retinal detachment, macular puckers and macular holes, as well as diabetic retinopathy, and macular degeneration.

Alice Zhang, MD