A Chicago native, Dr. Zhu earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology at Stanford University, graduating with honors and distinction. She moved to Nashville in 2011 to start her medical education at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She continued at Vanderbilt University for an intern year in Internal Medicine. This was followed by dermatology residency at Vanderbilt University where she served as chief resident during her final year. Dr. Zhu enjoys practicing the full spectrum of medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Zhu and her husband are avid hikers, Netflix appreciators, and novice star-gazers.