Dr. Chang received his neurosurgical training at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, and completed an enfolded spine fellowship with an emphasis on complex spine and minimally-invasive approaches. He completed his undergraduate studies at Hope College in Holland, MI and his medical education at Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, PA. During medical school, he had the privilege of being selected into the Medical Research Scholars Program at the National Institute of Health (NIH) and worked under Dr. Michael Gottesman in the National Cancer Institute. His clinical and research interest is focused on spinal oncology and minimally invasive spine surgeries and improving outcomes for his patients. Dr. Chang is also an officer of the US Navy and currently holds the rank of lieutenant commander (LCDR). In his spare time, Dr. Chang enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and learning mixed martial arts. He was also born and raised in South Korea and is fluent in Korean.



B.A. Chemistry/Psychology
Hope College, Holland, MI

Penn State College of Medicine

Neurosurgery Residency
University of Southern California

Military Service
United States Navy
Current Rank: Lieutenant Commander


Junior Faculty, Complex Spinal Surgery

Awards, Memberships and Publications
Dr. Chang has many honors, memberships and publications. To see a full list of credentials, download his CV.

Clinical Interests:

spinal oncology, minimally invasive spine surgery, deformity

Research Interests:

spinal oncology, clinical outcomes, disc regeneration, spinal cord injury

LPG Neurosurgery, Rhode Island Hospital APC
Ambulatory Patient Center (APC Building) (directions)
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