Dr. Ira Chang, MD

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Dr. Ira Chang, MD

Dr. Chang was born in Italy and raised in Maryland after emigrating to the United States from South Korea as a child. She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University. She moved to Colorado after finishing her medical training and stayed, practicing in outpatient neurology for several years. In 2005, she founded Blue Sky Neurology with a partner and has transitioned into the newly emerging fields of neurohospitalist and neurocritical care. She is the Medical Director of Acute Neurological Services and Chairman of the Neurology section at Swedish Medical Center. She teaches neurology residents as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She also loves being a mom, skiing, and adventurous trips with her family.

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    Dr. Chang was born in Italy and raised in Maryland after emigrating to the United States from South Korea as a child. She received her undergraduate degree from Yale University. She moved to Colorado after finishing her medical training and stayed, practicing in outpatient neurology for several years. In 2005, she founded Blue Sky Neurology with a partner and has transitioned into the newly emerging fields of neurohospitalist and neurocritical care. She is the Medical Director of Acute Neurological Services and Chairman of the Neurology section at Swedish Medical Center. She teaches neurology residents as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She also loves being a mom, skiing, and adventurous trips with her family.

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    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Neurology
    •  Board certified in Neurology
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Aneurysm
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Botulism
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Chronic Pain
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Concussion
    • Confusion
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myoclonus
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Nystagmus
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
    • Rasmussen's Syndrome
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Syncope
    • Thrombosis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertigo
    • Visual Field Defects

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Maryland At Baltimore

      Graduated in 1988

    • Internship Hospital
      Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • Residency Hospital
      Presbyterian Hospital (New York)
    • Fellowship Hospital
      Mount Sinai Medical Center

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Neurology

    Procedures Performed

    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation