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
- Chinese (Mandarin)
Education & Training
New York University School of Medicine
NYU Medical Center, Bellevue Hospital - General Surgery
R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center-University of Maryland
NY-Hospital for Joint Diseases - Orthopaedic Surgery
Los Angeles Spine Surgery Institute, St. Vincents Medical Center and Watkins Spine, Centinela Freeman Marina Campus
Memberships & Affiliations
Publications & Media
Inflammation-related genetic variations and survival in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer receiving first-line chemotherapy.
Xia Pu, Michelle A.T. Hildebrandt, Charles Lu, Jack A. Roth, David J. Stewart, Yang Zhao, Rebecca S. Heist, Yuanqing Ye, David W. Chang, Li Su, John D. Minna, Scott M. Lippman, Margaret R. Spitz, David C. Christiani, Xifeng Wu
Variants in inflammation genes are implicated in risk of lung cancer in never smokers exposed to second-hand smoke.
Margaret R. Spitz, Ivan P. Gorlov, Christopher I. Amos, Qiong Dong, Wei V. Chen, Carol J. Etzel, Olga Y. Gorlova, David W. Chang, Xia Pu, Di Zhang, Liang Wang, Julie M. Cunningham, Ping Yang, Xifeng Wu
Use of vascularized periosteum or bone to improve healing of segmental allografts after tumor resection: an ovine rib model.
David W. Chang, William C. Satterfield, Daegu Son, Nicole Neto, John E. Madewell, A. Kevin Raymond, Charles W. Patrick, Michael J. Miller, Colleen M. Costelloe, Kristy L. Weber
Reconstruction of the pelvic ring with vascularized double-strut fibular flap following internal hemipelvectomy.
David W. Chang, Amanda J. Fortin, Scott D. Oates, Valerae O. Lewis
Comparison of donor-site complications and functional outcomes in free muscle-sparing TRAM flap and free DIEP flap breast reconstruction.
Anureet K. Bajaj, Pierre M. Chevray, David W. Chang
External Validation of the Lupus Impact Tracker in a Southeastern US Longitudinal Cohort with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.
Jennifer E Brandt, Meenakshi Jolly, Cristina Drenkard, S Sam Lim, David J Chang