Dr. David Chang, MD

Dr. David Chang, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
Dr. David Chang, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Marina Del Rey, CA and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from New York University School of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine and orthopedic spine surgery.

4640 Admiralty Way Ste 600

Marina Del Rey, CA 90292

Contact Information

(310) 448-7890

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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
very high
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
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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
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
Gait Abnormality
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Decompression Therapy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Neck Surgery
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
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)
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
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
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.


  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery


  • 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


  • Chinese, Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • English

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