DR. ERIC RAY

TRAINED IN INTERVENTIONAL SPINE

Dr. Eric I. Ray completed his undergraduate studies at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, and went on to get his M.D. from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine.

While there, he next completed his Internal Medicine Internship in 2007. From 2008 to 2010, he completed Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.

From 2010-2011, Dr. Ray completed his Fellowship in Interventional Spine and went on to work as an Associate Physician at Tarpon PA in Plano, Texas from 2011-2013. In 2013, Dr. Ray began Southlake Sports and Spine in Southlake, Texas.

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EDUCATION:

[1998-2001] Texas Tech University Lubbock, Tx
Major: Biology
Minors: Chemistry/Spanish
Graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors

[2002-2006] Texas Tech University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine Lubbock, Tx

[2006-2007] Internship in Internal Medicine
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center/
University Medical Center Lubbock, Tx

[2007-2010] Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Texas Southwestern Dallas, Tx

[2010-2011] Fellowship in Interventional Spine
TARPON, PA, under Lewis Frazier, M.D. Plano, Tx

[2011-2013] Associate Physician at TARPON, PA

[2013-Current] Private Practice Southlake
(Proficient in all interventional spine procedures, and EMG/NCS, as well as Worker’s Compensation Designated Doctor Exams and assessment of MMI and Impairment Ratings)

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE:

Spring 2002: Supplemental Instruction Teaching Assistant for Cellular Biology at Texas Tech University. I instructed a review class twice a week with handouts, practice tests and question and answer sessions.

Fall 2003: Gross Anatomy Teaching Assistant: Laboratory teaching assistant for first year medical students and first year pharmacy students.

2003: Co-president of Phi Beta Pi Medical School fraternity. Organized social functions and fund raisers.

2004: Texas Tech School of Medicine Mentor Program for undergraduate students at UTEP considering the medical profession.

2009: Chief Resident of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Texas Southwestern.

Presentations

2008: Grand Rounds for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Texas Southwestern. Topic Title: Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury, Repair and Rehabilitation in the Overhead Athlete
2010: Grand Rounds for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Texas Southwestern. Topic Title: Classification and Management of Focal Dystonia.

ORGANIZATIONS:

American Medical Association
Texas Medical Association
Texas Tech University Alumni Association
Dallas County Medical Society
American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
International Spine Intervention Society

INTERESTS AND ACTIVITIES:

My interest include playing and watching all sports, especially golf, reading and spending time with my friends and family.Spring 2001: Emergency Medical Technician BasicSummer 2001: Study Abroad Program at Texas Tech University. Studied Spanish for two months in San Luis Potosi, Mexico while, earning my minor in Spanish.Summer 2002: Internal Medicine Preceptorship in Monahans, TX, with Dr. Prasad.