David Shi-Ann Chang

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine - Primary Care and Population Health

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Education & Certifications
  • BS, Duke University, English, Biology (1999)
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine (2008)
  • DrPH, University of North Carolina Gllings School of Global Public Health, Health Policy and Management (2019)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (2011)
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital Internal Medicine Residency (2011) MD

Awards & Memberships
  • Award for Exceptional Contributions to Service-Learning, Stanford School of Medicine (2021)
  • Faculty Fellow, Haas Center for Public Service (2019)

Administrative Appointments
  • Assistant Health Officer, San Mateo County Health System (2017 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School (2012 - 2018)
  • Co-Director of Community Health Scholarly Concentration, Stanford University School of Medicine (2022 - Present)
  • Directory of Community Health, Center for Asian Health, Research, and Education (2019 - Present)
  • Health Director and Health Officer, Virginia Department of Health (2011 - 2017)
  • Medical Director of Community Partnerships, Division of Primary Care and Population Health (2022 - Present)
  • Medical Education Faculty Lead: Community Engagement and Advocacy, Division of Primary Care and Population Health (2020 - Present)


Practice Locations

SHC- Primary Care (Hoover Internal Med) Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

211 Quarry Rd

Palo Alto , CA 94304

(650) 498-9000

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David listened to all of my issues and provided excellent analysis and diagnosis where he could and reasonable next steps where he felt we needed additional expertise (cardiologist). Overall David is an excellent doctor.
Dr. Chang is thorough and listens, and I trust his recommendations. He is a wonderful doctor.
Dr. Chang is so thorough and wonderful. He asks the right questions and is swift in his analysis of questions.
It's been a very long time since I've heard my or spoken to my doctor it was good to see him again and give myself checked out
Excellent doctor
Dr. Chang listens to me when I speak and advises me on what he thinks my next steps should be. He gives suggestions or opinions when asked. He is friendly and personable.
Dr Chang is an excellent doctor, he listens and understands my concerns.
Dr. David Chang was very helpful, efficient, caring and everything that I needed was taken care of right away.
Appreciated his bedside manner. Easy to get along with...attentive and focused. Did not rush me. Asked if anything else needed attention. Was helpful with referrals. Gave me my allotted 20 mins even though we began 10 mins late due to previous patient running long.
He is a very professional, concerned and caring doctor!
Engaging. Good listener.
Dr Chang was excellent!
Dr. Chang is very caring and listens to me and my issues. He clearly explained treatment options and let me select what I was most comfortable with. I feel in control of my care choices when working with Dr. Chang.
As always, Dr. Chang is a great, professional doctor to his patients
Excellent care and consideration for first visit. Terrific positive personality !
Kind & sofesticated
Good doctor, easy to talk to. Allows me to feel heard.
I was too thankful . David Chang is a polite & professional person.
Dr. Chang is very knowledgeable, competent and patient, I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Chang as my primary doctor..
Dr. Chang listened & responded to all my issues and questions. One of the things i liked about him, before ending my video visit, he asked me if i have other questions or issues. This is very rare that doctors ask such question before ending a visit.
Good doctor
Really seems to care. Doesn’t rush
The process was perfect.Dr Chang explained all scenarios need to fellow for the conditiona I have. Was pleased with the consultation.Thank you.
I have very good learning about my health on this follow up ER visit
Very nice doctor
Fantastic clinician! Really makes me feel listened to and my concerns validated. Even though he probably has a very busy schedule, he never rushes me and always asks "what else?" to make sure all my questions and concerns are addressed, which I really appreciate.
Had very good Dr. visit today.
Kind, caring provider. Excellent!
Doctor Chang is great! he is patient and understanding
Dr Chang is great! He is a good listener, knowledgeable, thorough. I feel well taken care of by him.
Wonderful, kind, thoughtful and knowledeable.
Dr. David Chang is always very thorough and discusses everything with clarity. He had a good memory of my previous visits even though I was seeing him after a gap.
Very good service
he is great1
He’s the best.
Dr Chang is very professional, kind, interested in me and wonderful doc!
Thorough, smart, knowledgeable
Detailed oriented doctor
Dr. Chang is amazing. He listens, is very interested in what I say and is very caring. I never feel rushed with him, and he makes me feel like I am the most important patient. He always follows through. I feel so fortunate to have Dr. Chang as my PCP.
David Chang is fantastic. Really enjoy every interaction with him. Will try to make him my primary care provider.
Very pleasant, understanding, thoughtful and knowledgeable . Very lucky to have him as my primary.doctor at Stanford!!
Thanks Dr Chang
He is personable, listens well to my concerns and makes suggestions when he feels it’s needed.
I had an engaging chat with Dr. Chang
Professional and knowledgeable.
Dr David Chang is my primary care doctor. I highly recommend him.
very kind and thorough
Very professional and personable. Good listener, thorough with any health concerns that arise.
No waiting and answered why I expected
Dr. Chang is an excellent practitioner.
Very professional, extremely attentive to patient needs.
Just thanks Dr Chang. It is a great experience.
Excellent service, Thanks!
Excellent doctor
He is an excellent Dr. He has patience with me. I am very difficult patient. Always asking lots of questions.
A very personable, professional doctor!
Dr. Chang always listens, explains everything, respects my concerns, and never rushes me. I feel very fortunate to have someone with such knowledge and expertise providing my health care.
Dr. David Chang is a thoughtful and thorough internist who uses his extensive experience to pursue both my standard everyday and unusual complicated issues. I know I am in good hands with him.
Dr Chang is great!
Dr Chang is a true professional. He is respectful, a great listener. He has great communication skills and shows a genuine interest in the well-being of the patient. He provides clear explanations and solutions to each question. He is the BEST.
Good appointment. I was able to have my questions answered and we put together a good plan for my health.
It was a good discussion and I didn’t feel rushed.
Pleasant, listened to my concerns and suggested other avenues that I might be interested in pursuing.

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