Dr. Richard Chang, MD

Dr. Richard Chang, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Chang, MD is a cardiology specialist in Walnut Creek, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Manila Central University Fdt-Medical Foundation in 1999 and specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

1450 Treat Blvd Ste 220B

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Contact Information

(925) 937-1770

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Disease
very high
more than 92% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 86% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chang "Utilization of the most advanced technology and evidence based medicine to optimize your health.   A priority on open discussions with my patients and their families to advocate for the best decisions tailored for each individual patient.  "
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Vascular Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Uc Riverside
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Manila Central University Fdt-Medical Foundation
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Seton Hall Sch Med Edu Trinitas Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Debakey Heart and Vascular Center, The Methodist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Texas Medical Branch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Chief Resident, Loma Linda University Medical Center
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Board Certification Internal Medicine, 2004
  • Board Certification Interventional Cardiology, 2009
  • Board Certification in Cardiovascular Disease, 2008
Media & Publications

Dr. Chang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Korean
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chang's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chang to family and friends
4.3
based on 21 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

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    (17)
  • 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
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Chang is a kind, very smart, and quick to catch details, that you'll either need help with later in life, very soon, or suddenly. Always tell him any new odd feelings in your senses; sights, sounds, or distress, physical, or emotional, as many are actually symptoms, and he knows them all. He's...more
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I have met Dr. Chang in his office 3 times and he performed 3 coronary intervention procedures on me at John Muir Hospital, Concord. He is easy to talk to about complex matters. He is very professional in his diagnosis and in performing procedures. If you think you have a coronary issue, see...more
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