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Melissa Chang, MD



Clinical Interests

perioperative medicine, surgical anesthesia

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Anesthesiology, Anesthesiology
  • English
  • Chinese
Medical School
University of Alabama School of Medicine
UCI Medical CenterAnesthesiology
UCI Medical CenterDual Program - MBA and Clinical Anesthesiology
Professional Positions
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Care, UCI School of Medicine
Awards and Recognition
  •  Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2023
More Information

Dr. Melissa Chang is a board-certified UCI Health anesthesiologist who specializes in perioperative medicine and post-surgical care.

Chang earned her medical degree at the University of Alabama-Birmingham School of Medicine, in Birmingham, Ala. She completed a residency in anesthesiology at UCI Medical Center followed by a fellowship in clinical anesthesiology at UCI Medical Center and a master's of business degree from the UCI Paul Merage School of Business.

In addition to providing direct patient care, she enjoys training medical students and residents to take a careful, attentive approach in evaluating each patient both before and immediately after surgery to ensure that all their needs are taken into consideration.

Chang, who also speaks Chinese, sees patients in Irvine and Orange

UCI Health Anesthesia Services
101 The City Drive South, Building 1
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7890
Fax: 855-209-8413
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850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92617
Fax: 855-376-5057