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David Chang

David Chang, MD

Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmology

Altos Eye Physicians / UCSF

Biography

David F. Chang, MD is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School. He completed his ophthalmology residency at UCSF where he is now a clinical professor. Dr. Chang has been on the ASCRS Executive Committee since 2009, serving as the 2012-2013 president. He is past chair of the AAO Cataract Preferred Practice Pattern Panel and the AAO Annual Meeting Program Committee. Dr. Chang also co-chairs the ASCRS Foundation and serves on the medical advisory boards of Himalayan Cataract Project and Project Vision. He served as chief medical editor of EyeWorld and Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today. In 2006, Dr. Chang became only the third ophthalmologist to ever receive the Charlotte Baer Award which annually honors the outstanding clinical faculty member at the UCSF Medical School. He has received the highest honor for cataract surgery or for an international ophthalmologist from the following organizations: ASCRS (Binkhorst Medal), AAO (Kelman Lecture), Asia Pacific Association of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (Lim Medal), United Kingdom/Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (Rayner Medal), Canadian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (Award of Excellence/Stein Lecture), All India Ophthalmology Society (President’s Lecture), Indian Intraocular Implant & Refractive Society (Gold Medal), Italian Ophthalmological Society (Strampelli Medal), International Intraocular Implant Club (IIIC Medal), American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery (Visionary Award), Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (Gregg Medal), and the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (Jose Rizal International Medal). Including these, Dr. Chang has delivered a total of 38 named lectures.

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