About Us

David Chang

David W Chang, MD, FACS


Dr. David W Chang  is a Professor and the Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery  and the Director of Microsurgery Fellowship at the University of Chicago Medicine. Dr. Chang has dedicated over 25 years in the field of reconstructive surgery for cancer patients, and have developed an international reputation as a leader, a pioneer and an innovator in our field. He was a recipient of the prestigious Godina Traveling Scholar Award(2005) and the Buncke Lectureship(2019) from the American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgery. He has published over 170 peer-reviewed research articles  and numerous book chapters. He has been invited to lecture at more than 250 national and international symposia and meetings, while serving as a visiting professor at leading institutions all over the world. He  has served on the editorial board of numerous leading medical journals including Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery. He is  a senior board examiner for American Society of Plastic Surgery and has served on the Board of Directors for American Society of Plastic Surgery from 2014-2017. He is the past President of the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery(2017) and the President of the World Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery(2019-2021).