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David S. Chang M.D.
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Medical Office Building Suite 410
Davies Campus of California -
Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, CA 94114
Telephone: 415-565-6884


About Dr. Chang

David S. Chang M.D.

Dr. David S. Chang graduated with honors from Dartmouth College and received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine. Dr. Chang completed his training in general surgery at UCSF. During his training he completed a research fellowship in vascular biology. Dr. Chang continued his specialty training in plastic surgery at UCSF and is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Upon completion of his residency, Dr. Chang was recruited to work on the full time faculty at UCSF as Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery in the Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He was active in teaching medical students and residents the art of plastic surgery. He has authored textbook chapters and articles on plastic surgery. Dr. Chang specializes in plastic surgery, but he has a special interest in breast reconstruction, including the DIEP flap after mastectomy.

Dr. Chang is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.

2006-2009 University of California, San Francisco
Assistant Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Education and Training:
2004-2006 UCSF, Resident, Plastic Surgery
2003-2004 UCSF, Chief Resident, General Surgery
1997-2003 UCSF, Resident, General Surgery
2000-2002 UCSF, Research Fellowship, Pacific Vascular Research Laboratory
1993-1997 NYU School of Medicine, Doctorate in Medicine
1988-1992 Dartmouth College, Bachelor of Arts with Honors, Government

Board Certification:
1999 Medical Board Of California
2007 American Board of Plastic Surgery

Selected Publications

  1. Chang DS, McGrath MH. Topical Scar Modification; Hype or Help? Aesthetic Surgery Journal. 2005 May/June 25(3):304-06.
  2. Rosenfield LK, Chang DS. Flash fires during facial surgery: recommendations for the safe delivery of oxygen. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007 May 119(6):1982.
  3. Chang DS, McGrath MH. Management of Benign Tumors of the Adolescent Breast. Plast Recontr Surg. 2007 July 120(1):13e-19e.
  4. Gruber RP, Kryger G, Chang DS. The intercartilaginous graft for actual and potential alar retraction. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 May;121(5):288e-296e.
  5. Rosenfield LK, Chang DS. The Error of Omission: A simple checklist approach to improve operating room safety. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Jan;123(1):399-402.

Book Chapters

  1. Chang DS. Basics of Microsurgery. In Janis JE (Ed). Essentials of Plastic Surgery. Quality Medical Publishing, St Louis, 2007.
  2. Chang DS. Hand Anatomy. In Janis JE (Ed). Essentials of Plastic Surgery. Quality Medical Publishing, St Louis, 2007.
  3. Chang DS. Amputations. In Janis JE (Ed). Essentials of Plastic Surgery. Quality Medical Publishing, St Louis, 2007.
  4. Toth BA, Chang DS. Embracing the High SMAS for facial rejuvenation. In Eisenmann-Klein M, Neuhann-Lorenz C (Ed). Innovations in Plastic and Aesthetic Surgery. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2008.