Fangyi Zhang M.D.

 Fangyi Zhang M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Back/Spine Injury, Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery (Spine), Spine, Spine Tumors


Neurological Surgery, Neurosciences, Spine Center, Sports Spine & Orthopedic Health, UW Medicine Pituitary Program


Chinese, English


Neurological Surgery Clinic at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Spine Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Fangyi Zhang, M.D., is a neurosurgeon, specializing in spine and spinal cord surgery.

Dr. Zhang completed his residency training in neurological surgery, and joint orthopedic and neurosurgery spine fellowships at the University of Washington, Seattle. Prior to coming to the U.S., he was a fully trained neurosurgeon at the Beijing Tiantan Hospital in China.

Dr. Zhang’s clinical interests include disorders and trauma of the spine, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, radiculopathy, spondylolisthesis, spondylosis, failed back surgery syndrome, spinal fracture, myelopathy, spinal instability, kyphosis and spinal deformity. His research interests include the outcomes study of spine surgery, spinal cord blood flow regulation and acute spinal cord injury.

Dr. Zhang is a UW associate professor whose focus is diseases of the spine. He joined the UW faculty in 2009. He has published more than 40 articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Capital University of Medical ScienceMedical education1986
Univ. of Texas Health Science CenterResidencyNeurosurgery
Univ. of Texas Health Sciences CenterInternshipGeneral Surgery
Univ. of Texas, HoustonTeaching Appointment
UW - Dept. of Neurological Surgery & Orthopedic SurgeryFellowship
UW - Dept. of NeurosurgeryResidencyNeurological Surgery


Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery2012
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