If he is evaluating you for your nerve conduction study and electromyography, rest assured that he will take the utmost care to ensure an accurate diagnosis, while minimalizing any possible discomfort. He is committed to helping each patient—from weekend warriors to professional athletes—get back to their highest quality of life.
Dr. Chang received two Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of California in Berkeley, California, one in integrative biology and the other in psychology. He earned his medical degree at Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, before completing a general surgery internship at Maricopa Integrated Health System in Phoenix, Arizona, where he was awarded the Hal W. Pittman Preliminary Intern of the Year. Dr. Chang completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of California Irvine School of Medicine in Irvine, California, serving as chief resident in his final year of training. Following his residency, he underwent additional training through a Primary Care Sports Medicine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.
While in Cleveland, Dr. Chang had the privilege of working with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Cleveland Indians, now known as the Cleveland Guardians. He moved on to work as the Director of Sports Medicine in the Wheeling Hospital system in West Virginia, where he was the head team physician of 2 division II schools and 1 division III school. Subsequently, he returned to California to work in Fresno with the central valley’s premier orthopedic group, Sierra Pacific Orthopedics, where he was one of the team physicians for the division I school, Fresno State University. Throughout his years of experience, he has treated acute, subacute, and chronic musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. His expertise in team sports ranges from football and rugby to basketball, baseball, and wrestling. In addition, he has covered numerous individual based sporting events ranging from the Honolulu Marathon to the Kona Ironman World Championship. He utilizes a plethora of conservative treatment options in his practice, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, bracing, medications, ultrasound guided steroid injections, nerve blocks, prolotherapy, tenex, PRP, and stem cell injections.
Above everything, Dr. Chang considers patient care his top priority. He is dedicated to listening to his patients and working together to develop the best and most comprehensive treatment plan that fits their individual needs. Dr. Chang also feels that it is important to treat his patients for both the short and long term, helping them to prevent future injuries as well as working to heal existing ones.
When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Chang enjoys spending time with his wife and children, traveling, and scuba diving. He also likes to keep active by rock climbing, running, biking, swimming, and weight training. He belongs to a running team that meets annually to run the Big Sur Relay Marathon, and hopes to some day scuba dive with whale sharks.
Undergraduate Degree: University of California, Berkeley, CA
Medical Degree: Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Internship: General Surgery, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, AZ
- Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA
- Fellowship, Primary Care Sports Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
- Board-Certified, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Subspecialty Board-Certification in Sports Medicine
- Board-Certified, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine
- Fellow, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Member, American Association of Neuromuscular Medicine
- Member, American College of Sports Medicine
- Member, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine
- Member, The Warthog Society