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Dr. David Chang, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine ·  Male

Dr. Chang

Marina Spine Center

4640 Admiralty Way Ste 600 Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

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Dr. David Chang, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Marina Del Rey, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine and orthopedic spine surgery.


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(310) 448-7890

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Dr. Chang's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Scoliosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Scoliosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Chang treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Limb Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Chang treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Spine Disorders more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Chang treats this condition more than 96% 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

Dr. Chang's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Decompression Therapy
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Decompression Therapy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertebral Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

My goal is to treat all of my patients the same way I treat professional athletes and my own family. Being on the forefront of the technology, here at Marina Del Rey Hospital - Spine Center we help our patients decide the best treatment for them. We want an active and dynamic practice that helps people enhance their lives.

Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education

2007
Los Angeles Spine Surgery Institute, St. Vincents Medical Center and Watkins Spine, Centinela Freeman Marina Campus
Fellowship Hospital
2006
NY-Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York, NY
Residency Hospital
2005
R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center- University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Internship Hospital
2002
NYU Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY
Internship Hospital
2001
New York University School of Medicine
Medical School
1997
Princeton University
Undergraduate School
2007
2006
2005
2002
2001
1997

Languages

  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • English

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