Dr. Richard Chang, MD

Dr. Richard Chang, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Chang, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med in 1997 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2424 Century Pl SE

Hickory, NC 28602

Contact Information

(828) 322-2050

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
46

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Riverside Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Univ Of Rochester-Strong Meml
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Univ Of Rochester-Strong Meml
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chang to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Now 7736B CR 18 Savona, NY 14879 |
Dr Chang is the absolute best. He did a Cornea transplant back in 2011. He is doing great. We just moved back to NY from NC. Sure hope we can find an eye Dr as good as he is. You'll not go wrong if you need a great eye Dr. Thanks so much Dr Chang!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Chang accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Chang has admitting privileges

Catawba Valley Medical Center
810 Fairgrove Church Rd
Hickory, NC 28602
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