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Dr. Paul Zhang

Medical Oncology
Houston, TX
32 years experience male

Locations

Institute of Integrative BioOncology

Houston, TX

Address

7501 Fannin Street, Suite 705, Houston, TX, United States
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

7130425119

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

Aetna

Cigna

Medicare

About

Bio

Paul Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., is the founder of Institute of Integrative BioOncology at the Houston Medical Center. As a physician-scientist, board-certified medical oncologist and a licensed acupuncturist, he has more than ten years of clinical experience specializing in medical treatment of gastroenterological cancers, lung cancers as well prostate cancers. As a member of Society of Integrative Oncology, he strongly advocates evidence-based comprehensive and integrative approach to health, healing and restoration. He was named to America’s Top Physicians. Institute of Integrative BioOncology www.i2b.us

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Medical Oncology

Functional Medicine

Hematology and Oncology

Holistic Medicine

Integrative Medicine

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Karl Hürthle: Hurthle cell thyroid cancer is considered a variant of follicular cell carcinoma. Hurthle cell cancer is usually bilateral and multifocal and to metas... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Medical Treatment: For localized prostate ca, the treatment is local(make sense): radiation or surgery cures most(again depending on risk). For late stages, the treatmen... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Tough question: Chemo is certainly help a lot of colon cancer, with all 5 chemo we have now, people can live upto 36 months, without them, only 6 months to 12 months.... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Yes: Colon cancer affects both sexes and all ages. The youngest one i saw is 25 years old, without any family hisotry.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Immunotherapy and pe: I agree with dr cook, surgery to remove metastatic sites should always be considered if feasible, this is different from masny other type of cancers. ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Yes: If you do not hav another other symptoms, such as fever, just pure headaches for now, I would see a doctor and do a physical exam. If physcal exam is ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Asypmatic: Most ovarian cancers have no symptoms, some have vague abdominal pain. In later stages, it causes stomach ache and bloatings.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Stage-dependent trea: Here in us we treat colon cancer acording stages. Stage i need only surgery; stage 2 may need chemo or just surgery, depending on some pathology featu... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Integrated Care Matt: Most lung cancer patients live only 10 months if they were diagnosed stage 4, even with agrresive chemo plus avastin (bevacizumab). In an article publ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
?PET screening: This is a very important question, we saw a lot of cancers uncovered by pet scan for other rereasons, this tell us that pet can detect colon cancer in... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Lymphoma: Silicone implant is associated with increased risk of anaplastic t cell lymphoma, a rare form of lymphoma.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Most time no cure fo: I am so sorry to hear this bad news. I have several patients who were diagnosed stage 4 lung cancer in their 40s, althought most our patients are 60-8... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Misconcept: Psa is just a test, it is not fair to ask question how a test improve patients survival. We never documented MRI save lifes, but we order them to help... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Not in many cases: There are more than 30 kinds of lymphomas. Some of them are very aggressive, others are not, some of them are highly curable with chemoimmunotherapy, ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Yes if using long te: The chemotherapy doses are low in ipt, however, repeted chemo, in some cases, cause hair loss too. Crtainly the incidence of hair loss in low in ipt b... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
No: You need to do more scans this time to rule out any new issues. Most time it is not serious, but it is hard to predict without ct or mri.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
No: It is a type of heart failure, it is usually not serious if you do not have any symptoms. However, some people have severe short of breath even with j... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Re-research: As dr bose correctly pointed out, most patients live only 11 months even with aggressive chemotherapy, and the so called targeted therapy tarceva (erl... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
GFCF diet: She needs a diet, called gluten-free, casein free diet. Follow it for one month and she is likely to be a different person.
A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
BrCA1/2: The strongest risk factor is jews women with brca1/2 mutation.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Stage 1: 7 mm tumor is stage 1 for kidney cancer.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
Medical Oncology 32 years experience
Cancer cells: Fyi recent study showed cancer cells have narcotics receptors, this raises concerns although we do not know narcotics speed up cancer growth clinicall... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Zhang is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Zhang is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Colon cancer T3NOMO, had perforation cause of infection,do i nee chemo
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thankyou

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Beijing University
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

COLUMBIA HOSPITAL

Residency

Columbia University-St Lukes/Roosevelt

Residency

YALE-NEW HAVEN HOSPITAL

Awards

America Top Physicians
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