Dr. Dennis Chang, MD

Dr. Dennis Chang, MD

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Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics  ·  
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48 y/o
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Dr. Dennis Chang, MD is a joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedic specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, orthopedic surgery, and more.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Chang performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hip Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Chang's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chang "Sports played a large part in my life, when during a track meet I fractured my forearm, leading to my first encounter with an orthopedic surgeon. This early event sparked my interest in medicine, specifically in the field of orthopedics."

8  Specialties

  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

67  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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23  Procedures

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.

Education

  • University of Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Rush University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Rose Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Chang is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Chang's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chang to family and friends
62 total reviews (27 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

  • 5
    (50)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Chang's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (27)

Dr. Chang has the unique ability to be firm, yet compassionate. He listens patiently and offers advice from a place of experience and concern. Dr. Chang is not your typical surgeon. He allows the time needed for you to fully grasp your healthcare and quality of life issues; then most...more
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I can't say enough good things about Dr. Dennis Chang! When a church friend highly recommended him, I booked an appointment and clearly saw "why" she did! Dr Chang is professional, personal and highly skilled! My new hip is now 5 years old and doing very well. Dr Chang is the best!
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Dr. Chang's expertise is clearly evident as you discuss the specifics of your knee pain and limitations. He listens attentively and offers recommendations that may or may not include replacement. I have had one knee replaced with excellent results. I am currently managing the second knee with...more
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My hip replacement surgery with Dr Chang has been an incredibly positive experience. His impressive knowledge; concerned and caring demeanor gave me confidence about the success of my surgery from the first appointment. I strongly recommend him to all who ask and Know I will continue with him for...more
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My first visit with Dr. Chang was a few years ago, and from the first time he looked at my x-ray and simply said "We can fix this!", I have been extremely satisfied with everything. I had my right hip replaced, with minimal to no problems, and was back on my feet in no time. Now, I am having my...more
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