Meet Your Team

Richard Zhang, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Dr. Richard Zhang joins Spine Team Texas with extensive experience in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, including EMG, injections using ultrasound guidance, and medication management.

Prior to joining Spine Team Texas, Dr. Zhang completed his residency at UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. He interned in Internal Medicine at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He completed his medical degree at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas after earning his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Zhang has participated in numerous research studies at MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and UCLA. He has been published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. He also wrote abstracts and presented findings at the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Assembly, Association of Academic Physiatrists Annual Meeting and California Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Annual Meeting.

Professional Qualifications

Undergraduate Education

Bachelor of Science
University of Texas at Austin

BS in Biochemistry

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School: Dallas, TX

Residency

Internship in Internal Medicine
Baylor University Medical Center; Dallas, TX
Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
UCLA/VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Personal Interests

In his spare time, Dr. Zhang enjoys traveling, trying new foods, watching sports, and music. He volunteered as a sideline physician for football games during residency. He enjoys singing and participated at the University of Texas at Austin Butler School of Music.