Dr. Cathy Tang, UCI Health plastic surgeon

Cathy J. Tang, MD


Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery
  • English
  • Mandarin
Medical School
Case Western Reserve School of Medicine
UCLAPlastic Surgery
UCSFGeneral Surgery
Johns Hopkins UniversityHand Surgery
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Plastic Surgery, UCI School of Medicine
More Information

Dr. Cathy J. Tang is a board-certified UCI Health plastic surgeon who specializes in hand surgery and microvascular surgery. Her areas of clinical expertise also include breast surgery, cancer and trauma reconstruction, transgender surgery, body-contouring surgery and free tissue transfer.

She earned her medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. She completed a residency in general medicine at the UCSF School of Medicine, a second residency in plastic and reconstructive surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.

Her research interests include peripheral nerve, targeted muscle reinnervation, Dupuytren’s contracture, microvascular surgery, endoscopic procedures, arthritis and trauma. An assistant professor in the UCI School of Medicine’s Department of Plastic Surgery, she directs the department’s medical student clerkship program.

Tang, who is fluent in Mandarin, sees patients in Orange, Costa Mesa, Tustin and Yorba Linda.

UCI Health Plastic Surgery — Newport
1640 Newport Blvd., Suite 240
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Phone: 949-999-2411
Fax: 949-999-2408
UCI Health Plastic Surgery Services
200 S. Manchester Ave., Suite 650
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-3077
Fax: 714-456-2229
UCI Health Surgery Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 3
Building 29
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7890
Fax: 855-209-8413
UCI Health — Tustin
1451 Irvine Blvd.
Tustin, CA 92780
Phone: 714-838-8408
Fax: 714-838-0029
UCI Health — Yorba Linda
18637 Yorba Linda Blvd.
Yorba Linda, CA 92886
Phone: 714-790-8600
Fax: 714-779-8003