Dr. Zachary McCormick MD

Chief of Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine; Vice Chair PM&R, University of Utah

Zachary McCormick, MD is a board-certified specialist in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R). He received his MD at the University of Pennsylvania, completed PM&R residency and fellowship at Northwestern University (The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago). He currently serves as a Vice Chair and Associate Professor of PM&R at the University of Utah where he is the Chief of the Division of Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine, the Director of the Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine Fellowship, and the Director of Clinical Spine Research.

As an active researcher, Dr. McCormick's work focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of spine and joint pain, funded by the National Institutes Health, the US Department of Defense, various medical foundations, and industry partnerships. He serves as the Deputy Editor-in-Chief for Pain Medicine, as well as on the editorial board of The Spine Journal, and PM&R.

Dr. McCormick’s leadership efforts focus strongly on educating and training physicians regarding the safe, appropriate, and effective diagnosis and treatment of spine and musculoskeletal pain disorders. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Spine Intervention Society (SIS), as the Chair of the SIS Standards Division, as the Chair of the North American Spine Society (NASS) Committee on Interventional Spine Fellowships, and on the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) Annual Program Committee, among others.