Gus Zhang earned his BS in Biology from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in 2007. He went on to earn his MD at UT Southwestern Medical Center in 2012, and stayed at UT Southwestern Medical Center for residency in psychiatry. In 2016, he joined the faculty as a member of the consult-liaison service at Clements University Hospital.


Medical School
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2012)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016), Psychiatry

Research Interest

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Somatization disorders


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Valproic acid-induced eosinophilic pleural effusion: A case report and brief review.
Zhang G, Ann Clin Psychiatry 2020 Nov 32 4 288-290
Somatization disorder and somatoform symptoms in systematically studied survivors of 10 disasters.
Zhang G, North CS Ann Clin Psychiatry 2017 Aug 29 3 182-190
Psychiatric disorders after terrorist bombings among rescue workers and bombing survivors in Nairobi and rescue workers in Oklahoma City.
Zhang G, Pfefferbaum B, Narayanan P, Lee S, Thielman S, North CS Ann Clin Psychiatry 2016 Feb 28 1 22-30
The course of postdisaster psychiatric disorders in directly exposed civilians after the US Embassy bombing in Nairobi, Kenya: a follow-up study.
Zhang G, North CS, Narayanan P, Kim YS, Thielman S, Pfefferbaum B Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 2013 Feb 48 2 195-203
Heart rate, lifespan, and mortality risk.
Zhang GQ, Zhang W, Ageing Res Rev 2009 Jan 8 1 52-60
Bare skin, blood and the evolution of primate colour vision.
Changizi MA, Zhang Q, Shimojo S, Biol Lett 2006 Jun 2 2 217-21
The structures of letters and symbols throughout human history are selected to match those found in objects in natural scenes.
Changizi MA, Zhang Q, Ye H, Shimojo S, Am Nat 2006 May 167 5 E117-39
Hypertension and counter-hypertension mechanisms in giraffes.
Zhang QG, Cardiovasc Hematol Disord Drug Targets 2006 Mar 6 1 63-7

Honors & Awards

  • George Winokur Clinical Research Award
    American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists (2019)
  • Chairman¬ís Research Award for Excellence in Research
    UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016)
  • Outstanding Medical Student in Psychiatry
    North Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (2012)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Clinical Psychiatrists
  • American Psychiatric Association