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Dr. Cathy TangAssistant Professor, UCI School of Medicine, Department of Plastic Surgery

Dr. Cathy Tang

Dr. Tang is an Assistant Professor in UCI School of Medicine, Department of Plastic Surgery, where she serves as Medical Student Clerkship Director. Dr. Tang earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Neurobiology at University of Washington, Seattle, WA. She attended Case Western Reserve University, School of Medicine where she obtained her medical degree and a Master’s degree in Applied Anatomy. She went on to complete a full General Surgery residency at UC San Francisco before continuing on to UCLA to pursue a second residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Following, she completed the prestigious Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Dr. Tang's interests include all aspects of hand and wrist surgery including peripheral nerve, Dupuytren's, microvascular surgery, endoscopic procedures, arthritis, and trauma. Dr. Tang supports UCI Health throughout Orange County, CA, at locations in Costa Mesa, Orange, Tustin and Yorba Linda. She also has an upcoming affiliation with the Children’s Hospital of Orange County, where she will be taking care of congenital and pediatric hand surgery, as well as implementing the transgender surgery program.