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David Chang, M.D.


Qualifed Medical Examiner

CERTIFICATIONS:               Board Certified American Board of Orthopedic Surgery 2008

                                            Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) Certification 2015

                                            Private Practice, Bay Area Sports Orthopaedics, current


POST DOCTORAL  TRAINING:                             

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2008, recertification 2018

Fellow, Sports Medicine

Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group  2004-2005


Resident, Orthopaedic Surgery

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Winston-Salem, North Carolina



Intern, General Surgery

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center

Winston-Salem, North Carolina



Medical Degree

Wake Forest University, Bowman Gray School of Medicine

Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1995-1999


Bachelors of Science, Biology (with honors), B.A (English)

Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1989-1994


PROFESSIONAL                Arthroscopy Association of North America, 2007 - current

APPOINTMENTS                California Orthopaedic Association, 2007 - current

AND AFFILIATIONS:         Western Orthopaedic Association, 2006 - current

                                          Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association, 2005 - current

                                          Southern Orthopaedic Association, 2003-2005

                                          American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1999 - current



Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Ashby Campus, Berkeley, CA  2006-present

Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Summit Campus, Berkeley, CA  2007-present

Alameda Hospital, Alameda, CA, 2007 – 2016

Stanford University Hospital, Palo Alto, CA   2005-2008



Chang D, etal. Vacuum-assisted closure for fasciotomy wounds following compartment syndrome of the leg.  J. Surg Ortho Advances 2006; 15(1): 19-23

Chang D, etal.  Book Chapter:  “Pediatric and Adolescent Considerations in Sports Medicine” in Clinical Sports Medicine Fontera etal. editors. Elsevier, 2005.

Chang D, etal.  Modeling or the naked facet sign in the lumbar spine.  J Spinal Disorders 2002 Dec; 15(6):495-501.

Chang D, etal.  Arthroscopic evaluation and treatment of scaphoid nonunion.  Hand Clinics  2001 Nov; 17(4):655-62.

Chang D, etal.  Arthroscopy of the elbow:  indications and diagnostic and therapeutic benefits.  International Society for Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery, and orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 1999. 

Chang D, etal.  The role of arthroscopy in the treatment of lunotriquetral ligament injuries.  Hand Clinics.  1999 Aug; 15(3):445-54.

Chang D, etal.  Reconstruction of longitudinal stability of the forearm after disruption of interosseous ligament and radial head excision (Essex-Lopresti lesion).  J South Orthop Assoc.  1999 Spring; 8(1):47-52.

Chang D, etal.  The arthroscopic management of avascular necrosis of the proximal pole following scaphoid nonunion.  Arthroscopy.  1998 Oct; 14(7):747-52.

Chang D, etal.  A comparison of the physiology and mechanics of exercise in LBNP and upright gait.  Experimental Biology. 1997.

Chang D, etal.  Comparison of gait mechanics and force generation during upright treadmill and supine LBNP exercise. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 1996;28(5):S87(520).

Chang D, etal.  Cutaneous microvascular flow in the foot during simulated variable gravities.  Amer J Physiology.  1996 Oct; 271(4 part 2):R961-6.

Chang D, etal.  Ultrasound as a potential non-invasive intracranial pressure monitoring device.  43rd International Conference of Aviation and Space Medicine.  1995:74-75

Chang D, etal.  Cutaneous microvascular flow in the foot in various gravitational environments. Ames Research Center Research and Technology. 1993; 184-186



2009 – current      Medical Director, California Rowing Club, U.S. Olympic Training Center, Oakland, CA

2008 – current      Consulting Physician, L.A. Galaxy (Major League Soccer), Carson, CA

2007 – current      Medical Director, USTA Girls’ National 18 Championships, Berkeley, CA

2006 – current      Medical Staff, Tour of California Cycling, California

2005 – current      Head Team Physician, Contra Costa College Department of Athletics, San Pablo, CA



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