Dr. Charles Chang, MD

Dr. Charles Chang, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Charles Chang, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery and adult neurology.

4001 W 15th St Ste 260

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(214) 778-2530

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chang "Dr. Charles Chang is known for his comprehensive and compassionate approach to neurological care, taking time to talk and listen to his patients and their families. He understands that anticipating brain or spine surgery can be overwhelming for patients and ensures they understand each step of the process. His thorough evaluations and meticulous manner have earned him the respect of both patients and medical professionals alike."

2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Adult Neurology

4  Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatric Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

88  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1967
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Washington University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Bethesda Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • St Louis Children's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • National Institute Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chang to family and friends
22 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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  • 1

Dr. Chang's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Chang has done 2 surgeries on me 1. for neck cervical area 2. crainotomy for trigemenial neuralgia. most of left immediately and has gradually gone. i need attention to back. i will b getting appointment w him again.he is extremely nice thorough .answers all ur questions. he takes time w u ,...more
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Dr Chang is one of a kind, his passion, concern and care for his patients is unmatched. He truly cares about his patients and for the quality of his patients care. He takes the time to explain things in a no nonsense manner to the understanding level of whomever is in front of him. His...more
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He did brain surgery on me back in1995 n I just want to thank him cuz I have had 3 brain surgeries n if. I do say so myself I am doing well. Of course I have many deficits but he has kept me alive to see my son graduate ????? from college n pursue his education in physical therapy. My son is...more
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I had suffered with trigeminal neuralgia for years. All the other Drs just gave me pills and said it was due to aging. I searched Dr and came across Dr. Chang's name. I called him, we met and he gave me all my options to me in detail and within one month I decided on surgery. He found all my...more
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In 2006 Dr. Chang performed emergency brain surgery to remove a grapefruit sized right temporal minigioma tumor. He is a wonderful surgeon and was so concerned about my family during my surgery. God's blessings to Dr. Chang and his staff.
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