Specialty Gastroenterology Language(s) Spoken English; Mandarin Joined Kelsey-Seybold September 2020 Accepting New Patients? Yes BiographyProfessional BackgroundDr. Daniel Zhang completed his Bachelor of Arts in bio-chemistry, cum laude, and in economics, cum laude, at Rice University in Houston in 2010. He earned his medical degree in 2014 at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. In 2017, he completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and in 2020 completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Houston Methodist Hospital.Dr. Zhang was an intern boot camp instructor, a simulation and procedures instructor, and a didactic medical student instructor at Baylor College of Medicine from 2015 to 2017 and a clinical teaching instructor for first-year engineering medical students at Texas A&M University and Houston Methodist Hospital in 2019. Dr. Zhang joined Kelsey-Seybold in September 2020.Professional AssociationsDr. Zhang is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the Texas Gulf Coast Gastroenterology Society, the American College of Physicians, and the American Medical Association.Hobbies and InterestsDr. Zhang enjoys trying new restaurants, especially sushi and steakhouses! In his spare time, he enjoys working out, going outdoors for a run, or hitting the golf range. He also thoroughly enjoys traveling and has visited or lived in every continent except Antarctica, which is on his bucket list to visit soon. In his downtime, he enjoys reading books and is super-competitive at a variety of board games. Going to see live music and festivals are also a big part of his life. Lastly, as a true Houstonian, he’s an avid Rockets, Texans, and Astros fan!Fun FactsSome of the best advice Dr. Zhang received during medical training from his mentor was: “It matters not how smart or brilliant you think you are. The most important things that patients care about are the three A’s – being able, affable, and available.”Dr. Zhang has traveled the world, and some of his favorite places are the Great Pyramids in Egypt, the Blue Mosque in Turkey, Machu Picchu in Peru, Angkor Wat in Cambodia, Dubrovnik in Croatia, Maasai Mara in Kenya, and the Great Wall of China.Not everyone knows this about Dr. Zhang, but he was a math and debate nerd in middle school and high school. He placed nationally in several competitions and still enjoys doing mental math. He also lived in Australia and England as a kid and had a British accent for a while when he first moved to Houston in elementary school.