David H. Chang, MD

Associate Director, Postgraduate Medical Education in Heart Failure and Transplantation


David H. Chang, MD, is the associate director of Postgraduate Medical Education in heart failure and transplantation at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute. He is board-certified in advanced heart failure and transplantation, cardiovascular disease, nuclear cardiology and internal medicine. He is a testamur in adult echocardiography and serves as an assistant clinical professor in the UCLA Department of Medicine clinical faculty. He joined the California Heart Center in 2011. As part of the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Dr. Chang will provide a full range of cardiology services, including consultation, diagnosis and disease management, echocardiography, right heart catheterization, endomyocardial biopsy and diagnostic coronary angiography.

Dr. Chang earned his bachelor's degree in immunology from the University of California, Berkeley, and his medical degree from the UC Irvine. He completed his internship and residency at UC Davis and his fellowship training in general cardiology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He completed his training in advanced heart failure and transplantation at Cedars-Sinai. During his advanced training, he had the distinction of serving as both chief resident and chief fellow.

In addition to clinical practice, Dr. Chang has a strong interest in clinical research and teaching. He has authored several scientific publications. His current research interests include clinical trials in stem cell therapies for end-stage heart disease, antibody sensitization in heart transplantation, novel methods to assess for post heart transplant rejection and therapies for pulmonary hypertension.

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