Edward Chang, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Edward Chang
Plastic Surgeon and Professor
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Edward I. Chang is a board-certified plastic surgeon and Professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Chang graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, and then matriculated to NYU School of Medicine where he graduated AOA and with Honors in Cell Biology. He was accepted to the combined plastic surgery program at the University of California San Francisco where he was honored as Intern of the Year. He spent two years at Stanford University examining the impact of stem cells in diabetes and aging. Dr. Chang then spent an additional year at MD Anderson Cancer Center for a microsurgical fellowship and was recruited to stay on as faculty. Dr. Chang has published widely on basic science as well as clinical outcomes in over 160 peer-reviewed journals, multiple book chapters, and is a co-editor on a textbook on microvascular reconstruction. He specializes in microvascular free flap reconstruction with a focus on complex microsurgical reconstruction for breast, head and neck, and extremity defects following cancer resection, and also super microsurgery for the treatment of lymphedema.