Dr. Tom S. Chang, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 50

301 W Huntington Dr
Arcadia, CA 91007
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Hospital Quality

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Huntington Memorial Hospital
100 West California Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91105
PIH Health
12401 East Washington Boulevard
Whittier, CA 90602

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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
    1
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Eye Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    2
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Eye Disease
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Drusen
    • Eye Disorders
    • Floaters
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Nearsightedness
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
    3

    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.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    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
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    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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    • Huntington Memorial Hospital

    • PIH Health

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Chang

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chang to family and friends

    7 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Chang's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 7 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Chang
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    7 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    7 responses
    below
    national average

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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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