Areas of Expertise:
Medical School: The University of Liverpool Medical School, Liverpool, England, 1963
Residency: Assistant Resident in Anesthesiology, SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York, 1965; Senior Resident in Anesthesiology, SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, New York, 1966
Racz is certified by the American College of Anesthesiologists, the American Board of Anesthesiology with qualifications in pain management, the American Board of Interventional Pain Practice, and is a fellow of the American College of Pain Medicine and a fellow of interventional pain practice by the World Institute of Pain. He is currently licensed to practice in Texas, New York and New Mexico, and has previously been licensed in Canada, Great Britain and Michigan.
Among his many awards, In 1996, Racz was named the first recipient of the Grover E. Murray Professorship awarded by TTUHSC and the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents. In 2004, Racz was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, the largest organization of interventional pain physicians in the world. He is frequently named to The Best Doctors in America publication on an annual basis.
Racz is chair emeritus of the Department of Anesthesiology at the TTUHSC School of Medicine. Recognized internationally for his work in pain medicine, Racz is frequently published in medical journals and textbooks.
He served as the president of the World Institute of Pain from 2005-2008. In 2012, TTUHSC honored Racz with the announcement of the Stella Traweek, M.D./Gabor Racz, M.D., Endowed Professorship in Pain Research.