Steven D. Chang, MD

Neurosurgeon

4.7 out of 5
242 Patient Ratings
27 Patient Comments

Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program

Brain Tumor Center

Vascular Malformations Clinic

Neurocritical Care Program

Neurogenetic Oncology Program

Brain Aneurysm Clinic

Cranial Base Center

Brain Tumor Center at the Advanced Medicine Center, Clinic D

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Clinic D
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at Advanced Medicine Center Building

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Clinic D
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-725-0084
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Cyberknife Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program at Stanford Neuroscience Health Center

Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine (2000) CA
  • Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1999) CA
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1993) CA
  • Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1994) CA
  • Board Certification: Neurological Surgery, American Board of Neurological Surgery (2003)
  • AB, Stanford University, Quantitative Economics (1989)
  • BS, Stanford University, Biology (1989)
  • MD, Stanford University, Medicine (1993)

Honors & Awards

  • Robert C. and Jeannette Powell Professor in the Neurosciences, Stanford University (2008-)

Administrative Appointments

  • Co-Surgical Director, Pituitary Program, Stanford (2006 - 2007)
  • Capital Asset Management Committee, Stanford (2005 - 2010)
  • Topic Review Editor, Editorial Board, Neurosurgery (2005 - 2010)
  • Editorial Board, World Neurosurgery (2010 - 2012)
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Radiosurgery and SBRT (2010 - Present)
  • Neuroscience Service Line Committee, Stanford (2003 - Present)
  • Co-Director, Stanford Cyberknife Program, Stanford (2003 - Present)
  • Director, Stanford Neuromolecular Innovation Program (2009 - Present)
  • Director, Stanford Neurogenetics Program (2010 - Present)
  • Robert C. and Jeannette Powell Professor in the Neurosciences, Stanford University (2008 - Present)
  • Vice Chairman, Neurosurgery Strategic Development and Innovation, Stanford University School of Medicine (2015 - Present)
4.8

Friendliness

4.7

Recommended to others

4.7

Explanations

4.7

Listens

4.7

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.8

Confidence in your doctor

4.0

Wait times

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Always seemed like he was in a hurry.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

A+.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Experience was good.

SHC Patient, May 2015

The attention was excellent.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I am impressed with the amount of information they need to know in order to help each patient with their needs. I applaud them!

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Chang is very thoughtful & remembers my on going concerns. He provides the best care I could ever hope for. Thank you!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Very personal! Very nice.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Chang & Dr. Swift ONLY praise! A+ team medically & friendliness.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Change was wonderful. He however, did not inform me, nor his staff, of what is required or my limitations post-operatively - however they moved mountains on that Friday afternoon to get me ready for surgery on Monday! Fantastic!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Good experience.

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4.7 out of 5
242 Patient Ratings
27 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Always seemed like he was in a hurry.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Very good experience.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

A+.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

Experience was good.

SHC Patient, May 2015

The attention was excellent.

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

I am impressed with the amount of information they need to know in order to help each patient with their needs. I applaud them!

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Chang is very thoughtful & remembers my on going concerns. He provides the best care I could ever hope for. Thank you!

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Very personal! Very nice.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Dr. Chang & Dr. Swift ONLY praise! A+ team medically & friendliness.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr. Change was wonderful. He however, did not inform me, nor his staff, of what is required or my limitations post-operatively - however they moved mountains on that Friday afternoon to get me ready for surgery on Monday! Fantastic!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Good experience.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

My overall opinion is the doctor is seeing too many patients???

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

Always pleasant.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

I've always had a lot of confidence in Dr. Chang.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

The dr. has a lot of knowledge & experience in what he is doing.

SHC Patient, Jan 2015

My provider was professional and courteous in every way. I feel very secure in the care I received.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Dr. Chang is a brilliant dr. - no doubt. However, I was far more impressed by Dr. Saltys - he would receive "very good" on everything. Outstanding presence. Dr. Chang.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Excellent service.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

I cannot say enough good thing about Dr. Chang, Dr. Hancock and staff. Great experience.

SHC Patient, Jul 2014

Dr. Chang has PERSONALLY answered emails - something NO other doctor has done in my life!!

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Chang is the bomb!

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

I have already referred Dr. Chang to other patients - He's a GREAT doctor -

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. Chang is extremely knowledgeable about my condition and explains things in lay person's terms. HE'S POPULAR because he is good!!

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Exceptional physician.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

Dr. Chang removed a tumor on my optic nerve & I have always had excellent care by him.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Doctor acted like we were wasting his time. Knew nothing about my illness.