Gastroenterology Specialist Joins Mercy Health Physicians

Mercy Health – Springfield announces that gastroenterology specialist Cheng Zhang, MD has joined Mercy Health Physicians.

Dr. Zhang attended Xiangya School of Medicine, Central South University in China before completing his residency and fellowship training in otolaryngology at Beijing Hospital in China.

He went on earn a Ph.D. in molecular biology from the School of Pharmacy at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Zhang completed a second residency at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, which is affiliated to Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland, and a fellowship in gastroenterology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts.
Dr. Zhang has also served as an assistant professor at the Ohio State University, where he led multiple multi-center clinical trials and studies regarding inflammatory bowel disease. He has received numerous awards based on the outcomes of his research in gastrointestinal diseases.

“I’m very pleased to join Mercy Health Physicians and work directly with patients experiencing gastrointestinal issues,” said Dr. Zhang. “I look forward to serving the community and helping my patients be well and enjoy good health.”

Dr. Zhang will begin seeing patients on January 9 from Mercy Health — MercyCrest Gastroenterology, located at 30 West McCreight Ave., Suite 211 in Springfield, OH 45504. To learn more about his practice or to make an appointment, please call 937-325-3696.

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