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 Ophthalmic Plastic & 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   

November 2017 American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award

October 2017 Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

August 2013 Latham scholar

April 2009 Cosmetic Surgery Foundation grant

2008-Present Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society


Jacobs SM, McInnis C, Kapeles M, Chang SH.  Incidence, risk factors, and management of blindness after orbital surgery.  Ophthalmology. 2018 Jul;125(7):1100-1108.


Chang SH, Yousefi S, Qin J, Tarbet K, Dziennis S Wang R, Chappell MC.  External compression versus intravascular injection: a mechanistic animal model of filler-induced tissue ischemia. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2016 Jul-Aug;32(4):261-6.


Chappell MC, Moe KS, Chang SH.  Use of the Sonopet Ultrasonic Aspirator in Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy.  Orbit. 2014 Aug;33(4):270-5.


Chang SH, Papageorgiou KI, Ang M, King A, Goldberg RA.  High resolution ultrasound as an effective and practical tool to analyze eyebrow profile expansion in thyroid associated periorbitopathy.  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Sep;29(5):382-385.


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.


Chang SH,Miller NR.  The incidence of vision loss due to postoperative ischemic optic neuropathy associated with spine surgery: the Johns Hopkins Hospital experience.  Spine. 2005 Jun;30(11):1299-302. 





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