Dr. Zhang joins us as an Associate Professor and comes to us from the Anesthesia Consultants of CA Med Group in San Diego, California, where he was a staff physician and partner. He is a Diplomate for the American Board of Anesthesiology and the National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Zhang earned his medical degree at Nanjing Medical University in China and his PhD in Physiology at the University of Missouri – Columbia School of Medicine. He came to the “Gator Nation” to complete his internship in Internal Medicine at the University Medical Center in Jacksonville. He then came to UF’s Gainesville campus to complete his residency following a 6-month Cardiovascular Anesthesia Fellowship. Dr. Zhang has served as a faculty advisor for International Visiting Scholars and has held many lectures. He won Physician of the Year in 2009 as well as Best Doctors in America in 2005-2006. Dr. Zhang is a member of many professional societies and has received a few patents throughout his career. We are excited to have such an accomplished doctor joining us and we ask you to help us welcome him as a faculty member to the department and university!