Dr. Mark K. Chang, MD

Dr. Mark K. Chang, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male | 52 years old

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in Chicago, IL |
I constantly dodged the bullet when it came to going under the knife. For years I tolerated the pain because of it. This year the pain was so bad I could hardly walk any distance, wear heels or anything around my waistline. I couldn't even walk my dog. I gave in June 20, 2016 and today, August 4, 2016 I am walking around PAIN FREE!!! I'm still healing but I'm here to tell you if you're looking for the best, he's right here! Dr. Mark Chang "is" the best! Trust me! Thanks again, Dr. Chang!
in Manteno, IL |
Dr. Chang is very thoughtful in his demeanor, decision making, and patient care. He will do what is medically necessary, not elective-which is key. You can trust him and know that you are in the best hands possible when it comes to your spine and your health. I recommend Dr. Chang to anyone with spine issues due to his high level of skill. To say that Dr. Chang is the BEST is an understatement!
in Oak Forest, Il |
absolutely!!! He made the whole scary procedure worth it. he is the most compassionate person you want to trust with your needs as a patient. Makes you wish all doctors were like him. I bless the day I walked into his office. He deserves much more than five stars!
in Crown Point |
Dr. Chang kept me out of a wheelchair and not only is a phenomenal surgeon, his bedside manner is amazing. A very kind and caring soul with the best talent God can give a person. Truley an amazing man and surgeon. Never in a rush to get you in and out. Takes his time to answer any and all concerns a patient may have and tries all other options before even bringing up surgery.
in Valparaiso, IN |
Dr. Chang is an angel.
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Dr. Chang's Care Philosophy

Please visit our website: www.mwspinecare.com for full information on our practice and Dr. Mark Chang.

Dr. Chang's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Muscular Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

Education

  • Medical School
    Medical University of South Carolina

    Graduated in 1990

  • Internship Hospital
    Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases

    Completed in 1991

  • Residency Hospital
    Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases

    Completed in 1995

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Hospital SUNY Upstate Medical University

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    Yale University

    Graduated in 1986

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

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