Gabor Racz, MD is Professor and Chairman Emeritus and Director of Pain Services at Texas Tech University Health Science Center. He currently is working on building an international treatment/research pain center on the Lubbock, TX, campus. In 1977, he became the first Chairman of Anesthesiology at Texas Tech University Health Science Center, and in 1998, he was awarded a $1 million endowed chair in recognition of his "greatness in patient care, teaching and research" at Texas Tech University Health Science Center and University Medical Center.
Internationally recognized for his extensive work in the treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Dr. Racz is in demand as a visiting professor, consultant, advisor and author. He is a regular faculty member with education groups, including the Dannemiller Memorial Education Foundation, Pain Net, Inc., and Clinical Education Services, Inc.
He has earned numerous awards and honors and has published a variety of book chapters and journal articles. Dr. Racz served as house surgeon and physician at the Royal Southern Hospital in Liverpool before coming to the United States in 1963 for an anesthesiology residency at SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, NY.