Dr. Chang's Curriculum Vitae

Education/Training

Plastic Surgery Chief Resident
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

Plastic Surgery Resident
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

General Surgery Intern
Department of Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

Doctor of Medicine
College of Physicians & Surgeons
Columbia University
New York City, NY

Bachelor of Arts
Major in East Asian Studies ( China )
Pre-Medical Requirements
Yale College, Yale University
New Haven, CT

Certifications, Societies & Activities

  • Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • John Staige Davis Society - Maryland Plastic Surgery Society, Member 2008-present
  • Zedplast – Stanford Plastic Surgery Alumni Association, 1999-present
  • Guest Resident Reviewer, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2002-2003
  • Guest Resident Reviewer, Journal of Hand Surgery (Am), 2003

Honors & Awards

  • Howard Magazine "Best Plastic Surgeon," published in The Baltimore Sun, 2015
  • U.S. News "Castle Connolly Top Doctors", 2015
  • U.S. News & World Report "Top Doctor", identified in the top 10% of plastic surgeons in the area, 2011
  • Frederick Magazine "Top Docs Poll," named one of the area's top Plastic Surgeons, 2006
  • Merksamer Scholarship Award Winner, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1995-1996
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, with Honors in Major, Yale College, 1995
  • Williams Prize for Best Senior Essay in East Asian Studies, Yale College, 1995
  • National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, Honorable Mention Winner, 1991

Publications

Articles

Scholl L, Chang E, Reitz B, Chang J. Sternal Osteomyelitis: Use of Vacuum-Assisted Closure Device as an Adjunct to Definitive Closure with Sternectomy and Muscle Flap Reconstruction. Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 2004.

McNemar TB, Howell JW, Chang E. Management of Metacarpal Fractures. Journal of Hand Therapy. 2003.

Book Chapters

Chang E, Kahn D. Congenital Disorders of the Breast. Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery. Informa USA, 2012.

Chang E, Yim K. Plastic Surgery. Surgical Subspecialties Clerkship Guide. St. Louis, Mosby, 2003.

Presentations

Abstracts

Karanas YL, Chang E, Rubin GD, Chang J, "CT Angiography for Recipient Vessels in Breast Reconstruction," Presented at the Annual Meeting, California Society of Plastic Surgeons. San Diego, CA, 2004

Chang E, Scholl L, Reitz B, Chang J, "Use of the VAC in Sternal Wound Reconstruction," Presented at the Annual Meeting, California Society of Plastic Surgeons. San Diego, CA, 2004

Chang E, Towles JD, Grafe MW, Hentz VR, "Tendon Transfers to Restore Thumb Opposition, A Biomechanical Study," Presented at the Annual Meeting, American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Chicago, IL, 2003

Posters

Grafe MW, Chang E, Towles JD, Hentz VR, "Tendon Transfers to Restore Thumb Opposition: A Biomechanical Study of the influence of Metacarpophalangeal or Interphalangeal Joint Fusion on Thumb Tip Forces," Poster Presentation, American Society for Surgery of the Hand. New York, NY, 2004

Chang E, Chang J, Rubin GD, Karanas YL, "The Use of CT Angiography in Free Flap Breast Reconstruction," Poster Presentation, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Palm Springs, CA, 2004

Deune EG, Chang E, et al., "Anatomic and Histologic Evaluation of the Palmar Crease," Poster Presentation, Plastic Surgery Research Council. Seattle, WA, 2000

Lectures

Advances in Plastic Surgery. North American Taiwanese Medical Association. Potomac, MD. December 3, 2006.

Advances in Breast Cancer Reconstruction. Survivors Offering Support, Frederick Memorial Hospital. Frederick, MD. November 30, 2006.

Advances in Body Contouring for the Massive Weight Loss Patient. Surgical Weight Loss Support Group, Carroll County Hospital. Westminster, MD. November 29, 2006.

The Use of CT Angiography in Free Flap Breast Reconstruction. Plastic Surgery Chief Resident Presentations, Stanford University. Stanford, CA. June 2005.

Botox, Chemical Peels, and Laser: Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvination. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Stanford University. Stanford, CA. September 1, 2004.

Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Hand. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Stanford University. Stanford, CA. September 24, 2003.

Radial Dysplasia. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Stanford University. Stanford, CA. December 2002.

Stevens-Johnsons Syndrome. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Stanford University. Stanford, CA. October 2001.

Lymphedema – Surgical and Non-Surgical Treament. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Stanford University. Stanford, CA. November 2000.

Other Research

NIH Summer Research Fellow, Drs. Anthony S. Fauci and Mario Ostrowski, National Institute of Allergenic and Infectious Diseases. "Study of the role of apoptosis in the killing of HIV-infected lymphocytes," Bethesda, MD 1996.

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Dr. Chang giving back

Dr. Chang has traveled abroad with various organizations including ReSurge International (formerly Interplast) and Hospital de la Familia to such remote places such as Nuevo Progreso, Guatemala, Guanajuato, Mexico, and Haiti.

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