Dr. Chang received her Medical Degree at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2004 and completed residency training at Washington University in St. Louis. Following residency, Dr. Chang obtained advanced fellowship training in two ophthalmology subspecialties: ophthalmic pathology at Washington University in St. Louis and orbital and oculofacial plastic surgery at the Jules Stein Eye Institute/UCLA in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, California.

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Undergraduate Education: BA, Genetics, Duke University, 2000
Medical School: MD, Johns Hopkins University, 2004
Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Maryland, 2005
Residency: Ophthalmology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2008, Chief Residency, Washington University in St. Louis, 2009
Fellowship: Ophthalmic pathology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2009, Orbital and oculofacial plastic & reconstructive surgery, UCLA, 2011
Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology, 2010, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2012
Memberships: American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (WAEPS), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Washington State Medical Association (WSMA)
Sub Specialty Societies: American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

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Academic Interests

Clinical Interests

Dr. Chang specializes in minimally-invasive small-incision techniques for reconstructive as well as cosmetic orbital, lacrimal, and oculofacial surgery.

Research Focus

Dr. Chang is interested in orbital tumors and inflammatory diseases, including orbital lymphoma and thyroid-associated Graves disease.

Awards & Honors   

2008-Present Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society

2012 Guest lecturer, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Imperial College of London

2009-2010 Cosmetic Surgery Foundation grant

2007-2009 Barnes Jewish Hospital Residents and Fellows Diversity Grant


Papageorgiou KI, Ang M, Chang SH, Kohn J, Martinez S, Goldberg RA.  Aesthetic considerations in upper eyelid retraction surgery.  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2012;28(6):419-23.

Chang SH, Shorr N.  Full thickness eyelid resection for blepharoptosis correction.  In: Cohen AJ, Weinberg DA., eds.  Evaluation and Management of Blepharoptosis.  New York: Springer; 2011.

Chang SH, Douglas RS.  Novel ways to attack inflammation in thyroid eye disease.  Expert Rev Ophthalmol 2010;5(3):277-281.

Chang SH, Custer PL, Mohadjer Y, Scott EA.  The Use of Lorenz® Titanium Implants in Orbital Fracture Repair.  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2009;25(2):119-22.

Chang SH, Worley MA, Onken MD, Smith ME, Harbour JW.  Prognostic biomarkers in uveal melanoma: evidence for a stem-cell like phenotype associated with metastasis.  Melanoma Res 2008;18(3):191-200.



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