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Yan Zhou, MD, Ph.D

Board Certified Oncologist & Internist located in Houston, TX


Yan Zhou, MD, Ph.D

Board-Certified Oncologist and Internist

Yan Zhou, MD, PhD, is one of the skilled cancer specialists practicing at Houston Cancer Institute, PA, which has three locations in Houston and another in Katy, Texas. She is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology.

She received her fellowship training in medical oncology at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where she participated in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of common solid tumors, benign hematologic conditions, and hematologic malignancies. She has inpatient, consulting, and outpatient experience in diagnosing and treating hematologic conditions, solid tumors, and hematologic malignancies.

Prior to Dr. Zhou’s training at UTMB, she received comprehensive training in internal medicine with rotations at four teaching facilities, including Mountain Home VA Medical Center.

Prior to her clinical training, she has served as a research scientist, postdoctoral and pre-doctoral fellow at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, in the Department of Molecular Pathology, she planned, organized, coordinated, and participated in scientific research projects focusing on evaluating potential effects of several novel anticancer agents in the laboratory.

Dr. Zhou received her Doctor of Medicine from the Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences in Guangzhou, China. She also received her PhD in oncologic pharmacology from Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences and her M.S. in clinical pharmacology from the same university.

Dr. Zhou is married with one child and enjoys spending time with her family. She enjoys travel, music, and singing.

She is currently accepting new patients and looks forward to welcoming them to Houston Cancer Institute.



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