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Dr. Michael Chang, DO

Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 43

Dr. Chang

Dr. Michael Chang, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Brentwood, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific in 2002 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.


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(925) 939-8585

Dr. Chang accepts the following insurance:

Admar
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Affinity Health Plan
American Republic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Benefit Panel Services
Benesys
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic PPO
Local Access Plus HMO
ChoiceCare Network
Cigna
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Delta Health System
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Hill Physicians Medical Group
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
Pacific Foundation for Medical Care
PacifiCare Health Systems
Private HealthCare Systems
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Chang's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Peripheral Nerve Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chang treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Alcoholic Neuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Auditory Neuropathy
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Carotid Sinus Syncope
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Congenital Neuropathy With Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita
  • Congenital Sensory Neuropathy With Neurotrophic Keratitis
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hereditary Neuropathy With Liability to Pressure Palsies
  • Hereditary Sensory and Autonomic Neuropathy, Type I
  • Infantile Refsum Disease
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Inflammatory Neuropathies
  • Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy
  • Metabolic Neuropathy
  • Motor and Sensory Neuropathy With Sensorineural Hearing Loss, Bouldin Type
  • Motor Neuropathy
  • Motor Neuropathy, Peripheral With Dysautonomia
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy
  • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy With Conduction Block
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Jerash Type
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type III
  • Neuropathy, Distal Hereditary Motor, Type VIIa
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Lom Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Motor and Sensory, Okinawa Type
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Radicular
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type I
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type II
  • Neuropathy, Hereditary Sensory, Type IV
  • Neuropathy, Motor & Sensory
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Peroneal Muscular Atrophy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Pudenal Neuropathy
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Sensory Neuropathy With Spastic Paraplegia
  • Spinal Bulbar Motor Neuropathy
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia With Axonal Neuropathy, Type 2
  • Spinocerebellar Ataxia, Autosomal Recessive, With Axonal Neuropathy
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Neuropathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chang treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Chang treats Spondylosis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chang treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Chang's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Physical Therapy
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

There are many cases where surgery can be avoided and minimally invasive procedures or physical therapy can help you manage your pain. My goal is to restore your quality of life as quickly as possible, with the least amount of interruption to you.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2007
Loma Linda University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation, New York University School of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2003
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
Internship Hospital
2002
Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific
Medical School
1997
University of California At Berkeley
Undergraduate School
2007
2006
2003
2002
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Inpatient Chief Resident, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Training Program, NYU, 2004
  • Chairman, AAP Resident Physician Council Fellows, 2006
  • Intern of the Year. Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, 2003
  • Chief Resident, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Training Program, NYU, 2005
  • Selected to Committee of Intern and Residents at Bellevue Hospital, 2003
  • Membership Chairman, AAP Resident Physician Council, 2005

Memberships & Affiliations

  • California Orthopaedic Association, Member

Dr. Chang's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chang

2.9

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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