Dr. Craig Chang, MD

Dr. Craig Chang, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 51
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Dr. Craig Chang, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Victoria, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

6502 Nursery Dr Ste 300

Victoria, TX 77904

Contact Information

(877) 232-8500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Boon-Chapman
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
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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
Obesity
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Obesity more than 92% of his peers

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

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Chang performs this procedure more than 62% of his peers

Sleeve Gastrectomy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang performs Sleeve Gastrectomy more than 51% of his peers

Dr. Chang performs this procedure more than 51% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic

Dr. Chang's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Cancer
Abdominal Hernia
Acanthocytosis
Acanthosis Nigricans
Achalasia
Acid Reflux
Adjustable Gastric Banding
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Obstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cholelithiasis
Common Bile Duct Stone
Diabetes
Diabetic Gastroparesis
Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
Esophageal Surgery
Fatty Liver Disease
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
High Cholesterol
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertension
Joint Fusion
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Metabolic Syndrome
Obesity
Obesity Associated Asthma
Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
Obstructive Jaundice
Peptic Ulcer
Sleep Apnea
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Bleeding
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Stress Incontinence
Thyroid Surgery

About Me

Very simple...do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2003
Ut Southwestern University Hospitals
Fellowship Hospital
2003
University Of Texas Southwestern
2000
University Mo Truman Med Center
Residency Hospital
1994
Fitzsimons Army Med Center
Internship Hospital
1993
University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
University Of Kansas
Undergraduate School
2003
2003
2000
1994
1993
1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Diplomate-American Board of Surgery, 2011
  • 1989, Phi Kappa
  • Deans List, 1989

Media & Publications

  • Case report: Spontaneous liver rupture in acute steatohepatitis., 2002
  • Case report: Pit viper envenomation in pregnancy and literature review., 2006
  • APGARS-Acute Post-Gastric Reduction Surgery Neuropathy., 2004
  • Metabolic syndrome phenotype in very obese women., 2007
  • The use of insulin and dextrose during resuscitation from hemorrhagic shock increases hepatic ATP., 2000
  • Comparison of the Absorption of Calcium Carbonate and Calcium Citrate after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass., 2009
  • Laparoscopic hepaticojejunostomy via PTFE-covered stent successfully achieves internal drainage of common bile duct obstruction., 2005
  • Abdominal wall neurofibroma presenting as an inguinal hernia., 2004
  • Gastro-clip gastroplasty: A very long-term complication., 2004
  • Gastric bypass—It pays to keep military hospitals busy., 2003

Dr. Chang's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chang

3.3

Based on 9 reviews

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1 Star
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Years ago I would have said definitely 100 percent now i’d Say no. My last visit did not go well at all and I will not see him again.
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The receptionist will be highly vague with you in the beginning, she'll basically force you to pay Doctor Craig G Chang's office $25 for nothing in the beginning just to prove you are serious about committing to Doctor Craig G Chang's doctors, visits, basically they are planning on bleeding you for...Read More
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I am always treated professionally by Dr Chang and his staff. Dr Chang always spends the time with me to explain what he is going to do and what I need to do to recover. He has performed 4 surgical procedures on me and all have gone well. I am a happy camper.
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After visiting several Doctors, I chose to go with Dr. Chang because his vision of the person he saw in me was the person that was trying to come out and he made that happen. He has addressed every question and concern to my fullest understanding. His staff is amazing and very welcoming always...Read More
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Aetna
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Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Boon-Chapman
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Medicaid
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Medicaid
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UnitedHealthCare
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Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
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