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Dr. Edwin Chang, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Chang

Dr. Edwin Chang, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(718) 448-3210

Dr. Chang accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 92% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Spondylosis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Chang treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Bone Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Bone Disorders more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Chang treats this condition more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Chang's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Edwin Chang, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Staten Island, NY. He has been practicing for 35 years. Dr. Chang is affiliated with Richmond University Medical Center and Staten Island University Hospital."

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1988
Ohio State University and Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
1983
Ohio State University and Affil Hosps
Internship Hospital
1982
University Of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School
1988
1983
1982

Languages

  • Chinese
  • English

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5.0

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I've had 3 back surgeries and a cervical spine surgery with Dr. Chang. I'm still walking since others said I'm not supposed to be. Grateful to him for keeping me upright.
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Where do I begin on what an mazing surgeon AND man Dr. Chang is! He’s performed my 2 back surgeries and I would never recommend ANYONE else! Unfortunately, as much as I love him, scheduling a new appointment means another surgery. However, knowing Dr Chang’s bedside manner, knowledge, time spent...Read More
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I've known him since he first started practicing here. we thought we were gonna lose our nephew but Dr. Chang saved him. He does every operation for my family and I. I never doubt him.
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He was very nice and personable
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Everything is good
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