Dr. Benjamin B. Chang, MD

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery • Male • Age 59

43 New Scotland Ave # MC157
Albany, NY 12208
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Dr. Chang:

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Dr. Chang's Experience

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Dr. Chang's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Chang Performs

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
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Conditions Dr. Chang Treats

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Saint Peter's Hospital
315 South Manning Boulevard
Albany, NY 12208
Ellis Hospital
1101 Nott Street
Schenectady, NY 12308

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chang

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
The Vascular Group, PLLC
The Vascular Group
43 New Scotland Ave # MC157
Albany, NY 12208
Vascular Group PLLC
Vascular Group PLLC
1201 Nott St Ste 202
Schenectady, NY 12308
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    Dr. Chang's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
    1
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Laparotomy
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
    2
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Veins
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Chang

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Albany Medical College
    Graduated in 1982

    Internship Hospital

    Albany Memorial Hospital
    Complete in 1983

    Residency Hospital

    Albany Medical Center Hospital
    Complete in 1987

    Fellowship Hospital

    Albany Medical Center Hospital
    Complete in 1990

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of California At Los Angeles
    Graduated in 1976
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chang & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Chang's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Chang has admitting privileges:

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    • Saint Peter's Hospital

    • Ellis Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chang

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chang to family and friends

    12 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Chang's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    11 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 10 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Chang
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    12 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Chang accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • MultiPlan
    • MVP Health Care
    • National Elevator
    • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
    • POMCO Group
    • United Healthcare
    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

    A
    The Vascular Group, PLLC
    The Vascular Group
    43 New Scotland Ave # MC157
    Albany, NY 12208
    (518) 262-4339 (Office)
    (518) 262-5110 (Fax)
    B
    Vascular Group PLLC
    1201 Nott St Ste 202
    Schenectady, NY 12308
    (518) 374-2767 (Office)
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