Dr. Viola Zhu is a board-certified UCI Health medical oncologist and hematologist whose clinical focus is lung cancer.
Zhu earned her medical degree from Shanghai Medical College at China’s Fudan University, followed by a PhD in molecular pathology and immunology from the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark. She also completed a residency in internal medicine at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in New Jersey and a fellowship in hematology and oncology at Boston Medical Center.
Zhu has published several articles in her field. Her research focus is on clinical studies of molecularly targeted therapeutics for treating thoracic malignancies. Her goal is to expand clinical trials for patients diagnosed with lung cancer. She sees patients at the UC Irvine Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center in Orange.