Dr. Stewart Chang, DPM

Dr. Stewart Chang, DPM

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Dr. Stewart Chang, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine in 2002 and specializes in podiatry and podiatric foot & ankle surgery.Read his story

887 Rio East Ct Ste A

Charlottesville, VA 22901

Contact Information

(434) 979-8116

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Conifer Health Solutions
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Optima Health
  • Tricare
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Plantar Fasciitis
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more than 95% of peers
Hammer Toe
very high
more than 88% of peers
Achilles Tendinitis
high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Chang's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Chang "Stewart M. Chang, D.P.M., is Board Certified in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Chang is a graduate from United States Naval Academy, Annapolis MD with a BS in Oceanography. Following completion of his undergraduate studies proudly served his country as a commissioned naval surface warfare officer for eight years. Dr. Chang left military service in 1998 to pursue his medical career. He went on to receive his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from the Temple University of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia PA. Dr. Chang currently practices in Charlottesville and Fishersville, Virginia and is on the active staff of Augusta Health, Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital, and Monticello Community Surgery Center. Upon graduation from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. He completed a three-year residency in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical Systems (UMMS). Dr Chang's residency was a three-year comprehensive medical and surgical foot and ankle training experience. There he was exposed to all aspects of foot and ankle medical and surgical management. In his final year at Maryland, he was a dedicated resident/fellow under direction of a foot and ankle orthopedic specialty surgeon. In that role, he performed advanced level foot and ankle reconstruction, trauma surgery, and diabetic limb salvage. He served as chief resident in his final year of residency. Dr. Chang is still actively involved within the medical communities of the Charlottesville and Fishersville Virginia. He actively attends and lectures in continuing hospital education programs. He lectures to and mentors both college and high school students on opportunities in podiatric medicine. He volunteers with local area free health clinics. Dr Chang, his wife Karen, and their two children live in Charlottesville Virginia. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Chang "As a member of Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic (FASMA), I am dedicated to providing advanced and comprehensive foot and ankle care to all of my patients in a warm and caring environment. I provide a full scope of podiatric services, emphasizing open communication and education. My aim is to improve patient comfort and facilitate the highest level of function possible."

2  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

35  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arch Disorders
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Bunion
  • Corn
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteochondritis
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
  • Sesamoiditis
  • Shin Splints
  • Skin Diseases
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Warts
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21  Procedures

  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Cortisone Injection
  • Custom Made Foot Orthotic
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diagnostic Imaging
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Forefoot Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Analysis
  • Laser Surgery
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Pediatric Foot and Ankle Care
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Toenail Fungus Laser Treatment
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • United States Naval Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Temple University / Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chang has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chang's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Chang

2.8

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Dr. Chang is a fantastic podiatrist and physician. He is kind, knowledgeable, and compassionate. He is also very conservative, not performing unnecessary surgeries. His staff is very efficient, yet they make you feel as if you are a valued member of their practice. Dr. Chang and his staff did...Read More
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Susan Thomas in Schuyler, VA – Feb 05, 2017
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I broke my big toe. I was sent to Tuckahoe-whatever-in Richmond. January 2016, I TOLD The Dr I worked with horses and needed to work them them in winter weather. I got a boot & told to go. By summer I had a mess. I saw this Dr who respectfully waited until my horse show season was over in Oct. He...Read More
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Carolyn B. Wilkinson in Louisa VA – Jan 07, 2017
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I would not recommend Dr Chang to my worst enemy ! He had terrible bed side manor and instead of focusing on my feet problems he wanted to just consistently blame my weight for my issues ! His main focus was my weight ! He then left the room without saying anything else to me! I left feeling...Read More
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Jennifer in Waynesboro, VA – Sep 28, 2016
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I saw Dr. Chang for a consultation regarding nerve pain subsequent to the excision of abnormal skin cells by a dermatologist. I found him to be very professional, personable and knowledgeable. He diagnosed my condition and provided me with various self therapies to hasten my healing. He was not...Read More
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Joe L. in Staunton, VA – Jun 22, 2016
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