Dr. Charles Chang, MD

Dr. Charles Chang, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 72
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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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chang's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Chang treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Spine Disorders more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Chang treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Spinal Stenosis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Chang treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Chang's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Alzheimer's Disease
Aneurysm
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Chronic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Confusion
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniotomy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dementia
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diplopia
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Dystonia
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Headache
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myelopathy
Neck Pain
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Parkinson's Disease
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Polyneuropathy
Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syncope
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Tic Disorders
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vertigo

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 pa...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Adult Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatrics

Education

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

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

Awards

Dr. Chang's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chang

4.5

Based on 22 reviews

5 Stars
77.27272727272727%
(17)
4 Stars
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(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
9.090909090909092%
(2)
1 Star
4.545454545454546%
(1)

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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 ,...Read 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...Read 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...Read 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...Read 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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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare

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