Dr. Tom S. Chang, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 51

301 W Huntington Dr
Arcadia, CA 91007
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Dr. Chang's Experience

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Dr. Chang's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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PIH Health Hospital - Whittier
12401 Washington Blvd
Whittier, CA 90602

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Retina Institute of California
301 W Huntington Dr
Arcadia, CA 91007
Retina Institute of California
78150 Calle Tampico
La Quinta, CA 92253
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    Dr. Chang's Experience

    Dr. Chang's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eye Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drusen
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Disease
    • Eye Infections
    • Floaters
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Nearsightedness
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
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    • Vascular Disease
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Chang

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    Toronto General Hospital
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    University Western Ont
    Complete in 1992

    Fellowship Hospital

    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
    Complete in 1994
    Emory University
    Complete in 1995
    Johns Hopkins University
    Complete in 1993
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Chang & Staff

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Chang's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chang

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.9
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    3.9 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chang to family and friends

    3.9 out of 5

    12 responses

    Dr. Chang's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.1 out of 5

    12 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.3 out of 5

    12 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4 out of 5

    12 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    11 responses

    Experience with Dr. Chang

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.2 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.1 out of 5

    12 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4 out of 5

    12 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

    12 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Chang accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    Retina Institute of California
    301 W Huntington Dr
    Arcadia, CA 91007
    (626) 574-0188 (Office)
    (626) 574-0488 (Fax)
    B
    Retina Institute Of California
    Retina Institute of California
    78150 Calle Tampico
    La Quinta, CA 92253
    (760) 779-0800 (Office)
    (760) 564-2577 (Fax)
    C
    Retina Institute Of California
    Retina Institute of California
    72301 Country Club Dr
    Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
    (760) 779-0800 (Office)
    D
    Retina Institute Of California
    Retina Institute of California
    1180 N Indian Canyon Dr
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
    (760) 779-0800 (Office)
    E
    Retina Institute of California
    800 Fairmount Ave Ste 312
    Pasadena, CA 91105
    (626) 568-8838 (Office)
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