Alan Zhang, MD
|School||UCSF School of Medicine|
|Address||1500 Owens St.|
San Francisco CA 94158
|UCSD School of Medicine||MD|
|UCLA Medical Center||Orthopaedic Surgery Residency|
|UCSF Medical Center||Sports Medicine Fellowship|
|American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)||2016||Steven P. Arnoczky Young Investigator Award|
|Hong Kong Orthopaedic Association 36th Annual Congress||2016||Invited International Speaker|
|International Society for Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA)||2015||Member|
|UCSF Medical Center||2015||New Orthopaedic Vision Award|
|Clinical Orthpaedics and Related Research ||2014||Editor's Spotlight|
|Western Orthopaedic Association 78th Annual Meeting ||2014||Research Poster Award|
|UCLA Medical Center||2011||H&H Lee Surgical Research Travel Grant|
|UCSD School of Medicine||2008||Gold Humanism Honor Society|
|UCSD School of Medicine||2006||Alumni Scholarship|
|UCSD School of Medicine||2005||Tuition Scholarship|
|NIH||2005||Summer Research Training Grant|
|Rice University||2004||Phi Lambda Upsilon Honorary Chemical Society|
|Rice University||2004||Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society|
|Rice University||2004||President’s Honor Roll|
Dr. Alan Zhang is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine and minimally-invasive arthroscopic surgery of the hip, knee and shoulder. In the hip, he frequently treats labral tears, FAI (femoroacetabular impingement) and various athletic injuries. He is a specialist in advanced hip arthroscopy for labral repair and reconstruction as well as hip preservation. In the knee, he treats ACL tears, meniscus tears and cartilage injuries- regularly performing ACL reconstruction and meniscus repairs. In the shoulder, he treats rotator cuff tears and dislocation/instability.
Dr. Zhang is the Associate Director of the UCSF Sports Medicine Fellowship Program and is a member of the International Society for Hip Arthroscopy. He has published numerous award-winning research articles on the hip, knee and shoulder and frequently speaks at international conferences. He received the 2016 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Young Investigator Grant for his work on cartilage imaging of the hip. He also provides medical care for the San Francisco Golden Gate Rugby Team, Bay Area marathons and local high schools.
Dr. Zhang graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rice University, studying biochemistry and cell biology. He obtained his M.D. from UCSD School of Medicine and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr. Zhang completed residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at UCLA Medical Center followed by a fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco.
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