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Dr. Edward J Chang, MD, F.A.C.S.

Ophthalmologist, Cataract/Anterior Segment and Glaucoma Specialist
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
United States

ABOUT

ABOUT

CREDENTIALS

CREDENTIALS

About Dr. Edward J Chang, MD, F.A.C.S.

Dr. Chang joined Everett & Hurite Ophthalmic Association in 1996. After receiving his medical degree from Bowman Gray School of Medicine/Wake Forest University in North Carolina, he completed an internship at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh. This was followed by a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh and a fellowship in glaucoma/anterior segment at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA.

Dr. Chang's anterior segment training allows him to perform complicated procedures involving cataracts and cataracts combined with glaucoma. He also specializes in Toric (astigmatism correction) and Multifocal implants with sutureless small incision surgery.

In addition to specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma, Dr. Chang has completed research in the areas of antimetabolite use in glaucoma, drainage implants, combined glaucoma/cataract surgery and optic nerve blood flow in low tension glaucoma. Dr. Chang routinely performs SLT lasers and is certified for ECP (endocyclophotocoagulation) and trabectome procedures.

Dr. Chang is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.



Skills

Specialties

Ophthalmology


Areas Of Expertise

Cataract surgery :adults and pediatrics, 18 + years
Glaucoma, 18 + years


Clinical Focuses

Multifocal and Toric lenses
Cataract surgery
Glaucoma: medical and surgical treatment


Education & Training

Education

Wake Forest University/Bowman Gray School of Medicine
M.D     1987 - 1991

Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry     1983 - 1987

Training

Transitional Internship
Mercy Hospital     1991 - 1992

Ophthalmology Residency
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center     1992 - 1995

Fellowship in Glaucoma/Anterior Segment
Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School     1995 - 1996

Diplomate
National Board of Medical Examiners     1992 - 1992

Certifications

Board Certifications

Ophthalmology
American Board of Ophthalmology     1997

Advanced Training Certifications

Fellow
American College of Surgeons     2002

Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations

UPMC Mercy Hospital
UPMC Southside
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC St. Margaret
West Penn Hospital
Shadyside Hospital


Associations

Fellow
American Academy of Ophthalmology

Member
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Fellow
American College of Surgeons

Member
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Member
Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology

Member
Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

JAY LINN AWARD
Outstanding Senior Ophthalmology Resident/University of Pittsburgh     1995

Honors
Bowman Gray School of Medicine/Wake Forest University     1991

Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
Wake Forest Univeristy Medical School     1990

NIH Student Research Grant
Wake Forest University     1988

Dr. Edward J Chang, MD, F.A.C.S. practices at the following locations:

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