Kenneth J. Chang

Professor and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Executive Director of the H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center, Medicine
School of Medicine

M.D., Brown University

Phone: (714) 456-6187
Fax: (714) 456-7520
Email: kchang@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
101 The City Drive
Bldg 22C - Rt 99 - Rm 106
Mail Code: 3298
Orange, CA 92868

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URL www.healthcare.uci.edu/ddc.asp
   
Academic
Distinctions
2005 Physicians of Excellence – Orange Coast Magazine
2006 Best Doctors in America
2006 Physicians of Excellence – Orange Coast Magazine
2007 Physicians of Excellence - Orange Coast Magazine
2007 Physicians of Excellence - Orange County Medical Association
2007 Best Doctors in America
2007 Madison Who’s Who
2008 Physicians of Excellence -Orange Coast Magazine
2009-2010 Best Doctors in America
   
Research
Abstract
Dr. Chang's interest is in endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS). This new modality is the single best technique for the local staging of esophageal, gastric, rectal and pancreatic carcinoma. It is also useful in evaluating submucosal tumors and mediastinal lesions.
   
Available Technologies
Publications Callery, M.P., Chang, KJ, Fishman, E.K., Talamonti, M.S., William Traverso, L.,Linehan, D.C.: Pretreatment Assessment of Resectable and Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer: Expert Consensus Statement: Annual Surgical Oncology, July 2009; 16(7):1727-1733
   
  Callery, M.P., Chang, KJ, Fishman, E.K., Talamonti, M.S., William Traverso, L.,Linehan, D.C.: Pretreatment Assessment of Resectable and Borderline Resectable Pancreatic Cancer: Expert Consensus Statement: Annual Surgical Oncology, July 2009; 16(7):1727-1733
   
  Ashida, R.; Chang, KJ; Interventional EUS for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer: Journal of Hepatobililary and Pancreatic Surgery, June 2009
   
  Chang, KJ: I Am Frustrated by our Endosonographer Who Frequently Detects Vague Hypechoic Pancreatic Lesions But Does Not Perform FNA. He Always Recommends Follow-Up EUS in 3 Months. How Often And How Many Follow-Up Examinations Are Needed? Is It Unsafe To Do FNA of the Pancreas?:Curbside Consultation in Endoscopy, 2009; 149-151
   
  Chang,KJ: Technique and Status of EUS-Guided Fine Needle Injection: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, February 2009:69(2):S192-193
   
  Chang, KJ: Imaging is Overrated: Early and Frequent use of FNA in Pancreatic Tumors. Gastointestinal Endoscopy, February 2009;69(2):S157-158
   
  Chang, KJ, Irisawa, A., EUS 2008 Working Group document: Evaluation of EUS-Guided Injection Therapy for Tumors. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, February 2009:69 (2):S54-58
   
  Fleisher, DE, Overhold BD, Sharma VK, Chang, KJ: Radiofrequency Ablation of Barrett’s Esophagus: Should Everybody Get It?: Gasteroenterology, 2009 xx;xx- In Press
   
  Nguyen, NT, Slone, J., Reavis, KM, Woolridge, J, Smith, BR, Chang, K: Laparoscopic Transumbilical Gastrojujenostomy: An Advanced Anastomotic Procedure Performed Through a Single Site: Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques 2009. Volume-In Press
   
  Yamao, K, Mizuno, N., Sawaki, A., Chang, K..: Risk Factors for Pancreatic Cancer and Early Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer: Nippon Shokakibyo Gakkai Zasshi. 2008 Jan:105 (1):8-16
   
  Muthusamy, V.R., Chang, KJ: Optimal Methods for Staging Rectal Cancer: Clinical Cancer Res., November 15, 2007;13(22):6877s-6884s.
   
  Rosen, L.S., Bilchik, A.J., Beart, R.W. Jr., Benson, A.B. III, Chang, KJ, Compton, C.C., Grothey, A., Galler, D.G., Ko, C.Y., Lynch, P.M., Nelson, H., Stamos, M.J., Turner, R.R., Willet, C.G.: New Approaches to Assessing and Treating Early-Stage Colon and Rectal Cancer: Summary Statement from 2007 Santa Monica Conference: Clinical Cancer Res, November 15, 2007;13 (22 Pt 2):6853s-6856s.
   
  Sharma VK, Wang KK, Overholt B, Lightdale C, Fennerty MB, Dean P, Pleskow D, Chuttani R, Reymunde A, Santiago N, Chang K, Kimmey M, Fleischer DE: Circumferential Endoscopic Albation of Barrett Esophagus using a Balloon-Based System: One-year Follow-up of 100 In: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Volume 65, No. 2, February 2007, Pages 185 – 194.
   
Professional
Societies
American College of Physicians
Christian Medical Society
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American Gastroenterological Association
Southwest Oncology Group
   
Research Center Cancer Center
   
   
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Last updated 02/04/2010