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Zhang, Yan, MD, PhD




English, Mandarin

Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Neurology

Areas of Expertise
EEG, Epilepsy, Neurosciences, Seizures

Hospitals and Organizations

  • Hartford Hospital
  • Integrated Care Partners
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group


Yale New Haven Hospital ‐ Epilepsy

Graduate School
SUNY - Stony Brook

John F. Kennedy Medical Center ‐ Neurology
St. Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center ‐ Internal Medicine

Medical School
Peking University Health Science Center, Bejing

Research Fellowship
SUNY - Stony Brook ‐ Neurobiology

Hartford Hospital ‐ Neurology

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Neurology, Member
  • American Epilepsy Society, Member


Dr. Zhang received her medical degree from Peking Union Medical College in Beijing, China. She obtained her PhD degree in Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology from Stony Brook University in New York. She did her internship at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York. She completed her neurology residency at University of Connecticut and Hartford Hospital during which she served as a chief resident. She then pursued fellowship training in epilepsy at Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center.

Dr. Zhang is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

She is a member of American Academy of Neurology, and American Epilepsy Society.


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This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.