David Chang, M.D.

David Chang, M.D.



Dr. David Chang is one of the orthopedic spine surgeons on staff at the Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital Spine Center. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Princeton University and his medical degree from New York University. The physician completed his surgical training at New York University's Hospital for Joint Diseases. Following his surgical residency, Dr. David Chang completed a complex, advanced fellowship in Orthopedic Spinal Surgery with Dr. Robert Watkins and Dr. Lytton Williams. During the fellowship, he gained valuable experience by treating sports-related spinal injuries, which has guided him in his career to date. The surgeon has particularly strong expertise in minimally invasive spine surgery. He is also well-versed in artificial disc replacement and in treating degenerative disorders of the cervical and lumbar spine.

Dr. David Chang has over 20 years of professional experience and is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is currently on the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice and the Wisconsin Board of Medical Examiners in addition to practicing in California. The surgeon is a member of numerous medical societies and organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, the North American Spine Society, the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, and the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Furthermore, Dr. David Chang is Chief of Spine Surgery at OASIS Hospital, Complex Spine Surgeon at Sonoran Spine, and Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Arizona College of Medicine.

Procedures Dr. David Chang Performs at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital

Insurance Accepted

  • Medicare

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • Spanish

Education & Training

Medical Degree

New York University School of Medicine

Internship(s)

NYU Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital - General Surgery

R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center-University of Maryland

Residency(ies)

NY-Hospital for Joint Diseases - Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship(s)

Los Angeles Spine Surgery Institute, St. Vincents Medical Center and Watkins Spine, Centinela Freeman Marina Campus



Memberships & Affiliations

  • Arthroscopy Association of North America Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • California Orthopaedic Association California Orthopaedic Association
  • Western Orthopaedic Association Western Orthopaedic Association
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society North American Spine Society
  • Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
  • Publications & Media