Eric Chang, MD

Radiation Oncology, Pediatric Radiation Oncology, Brain Tumor
Accepting New Patients


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1500 San Pablo Street , Los Angeles, CA 90033
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1441 Eastlake Ave , Los Angeles, CA 90089
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About Eric Chang, MD

Dr. Chang uses advanced radiation therapy techniques to treat a variety of benign and malignant brain tumors, and spine tumors. He is considered a world authority in the use of radiation therapy in the treatment of benign conditions and malignant tumors of the central nervous system, and is highly experienced in handling both routine cases, and the most complex cases requiring radiotherapeutic evaluation in a multi-disciplinary setting of experts comprising neuro-radiation oncologists, neurosurgeons and neuro-oncologists, and neuro-radiologists.

Dr. Chang received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and medical doctorate degree from Harvard Medical School. His internship in medicine at the California Pacific Medical Center at UC San Francisco and residency training was conducted at the Harvard Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, in Boston, Massachusetts. He has held research leadership roles including having served as member, and Chair of the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Clinical Research Committee (CRC) Chair. He is the 2011 CNS track leader for the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Scientific Program Committee, and member of the ASCO Cancer Education Committee. Dr. Chang is currently the co-leader for the American Society of Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) brain metastasis guidelines development task force and member of the Annual Program Committee of the Educational Council of ASTRO. He is a current member of the American College of Radiology Appropriateness Criteria Expert Panel on bone metastases. He has been listed in the Best Doctors Directory. Dr. Chang led a phase III randomized controlled trial on brain metastasis published in the Lancet Oncology 2009 which is starting to change the practice patterns for metastatic brain disease. Dr. Chang has been selected as a plenary speaker for past meetings of ASTRO and the American Association for Neurological Surgeons (AANS). He has authored or co-authored over 100 peer-reviewed papers and abstracts.

In addition to his leadership roles at Keck Medicine of USC, Dr. Chang also serves as the Medical Director of the Radiation Oncology Service at Children's Hospital Los Angeles.


  • Radiation Oncology
  • Pediatric Radiation Oncology
  • Brain Tumor
Areas of Focus
Central Nervous System Tumors; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Spine Radiosurgery
Academic Title
Professor and Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology Medical

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  • Beech Street Corporation /WC
  • First Health
  • Health Plans of Nevada
  • Health Net
  • USC Network
  • MultiPlan
  • Kern Health Systems
  • Great-West Healthcare of California, Inc.
  • Private Health Care Systems
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Covered California
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Union Roofers Health & Welfare Fund
  • Blue Shield Covered California
  • NEXT
  • Interplan
  • Medicare
  • Watchtower
  • Brand New Day
  • GEHA
  • United Healthcare
  • Marian Health Services
  • Health Net Covered California
  • Take Care (GUAM)
  • Pacificare
  • TriWest Healthcare Alliance (UHC)

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