In 2007, Dr. Chang traveled abroad to Thailand as a medical volunteer with the non-profit volunteer organization, Changing Children’s Lives, Inc., where he treated children with facial deformities such as cleft lip and palates, facial deformities from burns, as well as congenital hand and feet deformities.
Dr. Chang performs cosmetic and reconstructive procedures, specializing in rhinoplasty, facial rejuvenation, lipoabdominoplasty, breast augmentation, and breast reconstruction, among other procedures. Dr. Chang is fluent in both English and Mandarin Chinese. He has presented research findings on a national level and authored multiple publications.
Dr. Chang’s leisure activities include music, travel, art, film, sports and playing the guitar.
Medical School - Washington University, St. Louis
Yale University, Residency in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Awards and Publications
Tristan L. Hartzell, Amir H. Taghinia, Jerry W. Chang, Samuel J. Lin, Sumner A. Slavin. “The Use of Human Acellular Dermal Matrix for the Correction of Secondary Deformities after Breast Augmentation.” Poster presented at the 2010 Annual meeting of American Association of Plastic Surgeons, San Antonio, TX, March 20-23, 2010. Accepted for presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, Washington DC, Oct. 28-31, 2010. Accepted for publication in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.
Amr N. Rabie, Jerry W. Chang, Bernard T. Lee, Samuel J. Lin. “Use of Tragal Cartilage Grafts in Rhinoplasty: Anatomic Study and Review of the Literature.” Presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Rhinoplasty Society, Washington, DC, April 22-23, 2010. Submitted for publication.
Amr N. Rabie, Jerry W. Chang, Adam M. Tobias, Bernard T. Lee, Loren Borud, Samuel J. Lin. “Common Patterns of Reconstruction for Mohs Defects in the Head and Neck.” Submitted for publication.
Chang J, Restifo R. “The Areolar Flap: A Novel Technique to Achieve Areolar Projection in Nipple-Areolar Reconstruction.” Presented at Yale Research Day, 2009
Chang J, Persing JA, Shin J. “Role of CT Scans in Patients With Deformational Plagiocephaly: Are They Necessary?” Presented at Yale Research Day, 2008
Chang J, Kadlub N, Persing JA, Shin J. “Differences in Buttock Shape Preferences Between Plastic Surgeons and Patients Seeking Buttock Reshaping.” Presented at Yale Research Day, 2007
Rylova SN, Amalfitano A, Persaud-Sawin D, Guo WX, Chang J, Jansen PJ, Proia AD, and Boustany RM.“The CLN3 Gene is a Novel Molecular Target for Cancer Drug Discovery.” Cancer Research 62, 801-808, February 1, 2002
Completed Honors Thesis CLN3 is Overexpressed in Cancer based on Independent Research Project, Duke University 1997-1998