Andrew Zhang, MD is an Ivy League trained orthopaedic surgeon specializing in spine surgery. He currently serves as the Chief of Adult and Pediatric Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, as well as Assistant Professor and the Associate Program Director to the Orthopaedic Surgery Residency. Dr. Zhang graduated from The George Washington University in Washington, DC with dual degrees in biology and economics, with highest honors in each. He would later obtain his MD with Distinction in Research from the same institution and was elected to the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at LSU Health Shreveport and would later graduate from Brown University for advanced spine fellowship training, under the mentorship of renowned orthopaedic and neurosurgeons. There, he also served as a Clinical Instructor of Spine Surgery for the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University. Dr. Zhang also completed additional spine training at Yale University and the Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia and Shreveport. Dr. Zhang is trained in and has interests in complex deformity of adult and pediatric patients, robotic surgery, as well as minimally invasive techniques. He is dedicated to mentoring and teaching residents and medical students and is actively involved in several research studies. Dr. Zhang has published in numerous textbooks and peer-reviewed scientific journals and has presented posters and presentations at several national meetings. Dr. Zhang's patient-centered approach is to empower patients by educating them on their individual spinal pathologies, and to develop a specific evidence-based treatment plan together with his patients, as if they were his own family members.
George Washington University, Washington, DC
LSU Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine - Shreveport, LA
Brown University, Providence, RI