David T. Chang, M.D., Ph.D., D.A.B.N.S. Neurosurgeon

David T. Chang

“Dr. Chang has done work on my cervical spine to correct potential life altering conditions with very good results. Most recently he has fused c1 to t1 to restore feeling and mobility to my hands and arms. Next he will look at doing fusion on my lumbar spine to alleviate pain in my back and legs.”

Voted 2021, 2022, 2023 Top Doctor

David T. Chang, M.D., Ph.D., D.A.B.N.S.

Dr. Chang is a highly accomplished neurosurgeon specializing in complex spine procedures. He focuses on each patient’s condition to find the most appropriate treatment that will provide the greatest opportunity for his patients to recover quicker and return to a fulfilling life.

Dr. Chang prides himself on less invasive techniques, including cervical and lumbar disc replacement, minimally invasive decompression, minimally invasive fusion, and new advancements in motion sparing single and multi-level artificial disc replacement procedures. When recommending surgery, he takes time to ensure that his patients understand how the surgery will improve their condition so that they are fully informed before they decide to move forward with surgery.

Dr. David Chang received his M.D. and Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University before completing his residency in neurosurgery at Mount Sinai Hospital and his fellowship in neuro-oncology at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

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“I want to craft a solution that is tailored for that particular patient and that particular situation.”


  • Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University, B.S.
  • Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital, General Surgery
  • Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital, Neurosurgery
  • Fellowship: NIH-NINDS, Neurosurgical Fellowship

Academic Appointments:

  • Mississippi State University, Adjunct Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, 2/1/2014 – present
  • William Carey University of Osteopathic Medicine, Adjunct Clinical Professor, 6/1/2104 – present


  • American Board of Neurological Surgery – 2007; 2017


  • Minnesota Board of Medical Practice
  • Wisconsin Board of Medical Examiners


  • US8535337 B2, “Pedicle screw insertion system and method”
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