Dr. Tom Chang, MD

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Dr. Tom Chang, MD

Dr. Tom Chang, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in La Quinta, CA. He is 53 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Chang is affiliated with PIH Health Hospital - Whittier and Huntington Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Chang's Care Philosophy

As a retina specialist, my goal is to provide you with a superior experience from the time you check in to the time you leave our office. We understand the concerns that patients have with potentially vision-threatening eye conditions. We strive to offer the highest quality care available in an atmosphere of excellence, compassion, integrity, and innovation. These qualities are reflected in our mission statement. Please let us know if you have any special needs or requests prior to your visit.

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Dr. Chang's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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in Thousand Oaks, CA |
Dr Chang is very kind, considerate, intelligent, kind & respectful of his patients needs & eye problems. I wish I had know of Dr Chang sooner.
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Dr. Chang's Care Philosophy

As a retina specialist, my goal is to provide you with a superior experience from the time you check in to the time you leave our office. We understand the concerns that patients have with potentially vision-threatening eye conditions. We strive to offer the highest quality care available in an atmosphere of excellence, compassion, integrity, and innovation. These qualities are reflected in our mission statement. Please let us know if you have any special needs or requests prior to your visit.

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 Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Toronto Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1988

  • Internship Hospital
    Toronto General Hospital

    Completed in 1989

  • Residency Hospital
    University Western Ont

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    Completed in 1994

    Emory University

    Completed in 1995

    Johns Hopkins University / School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery