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Benjamin Chang, MD

Attending Surgeon

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Abstracts

2012

Chang B, Elliott RM, et al: Customized Pre-Transplant Rehearsals and Checklists: Strategies to Improve Efficiency and Outcomes in Bilateral Hand Transplantation. American Society for Reconstructive Transplantation 3rd Biennial Meeting, 2012 Nov 15-17, Chicago, Illinois.

Awards

2013, Philadelphia Super Doctor
2013, Top Doc in Philadelphia Magazine
2013, Best Doctors in America
2013, Don LaRossa, MD, Annual Teaching Award, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2012, Philadelphia Super Doctor
2012, Top Doc in Philadelphia Magazine
2012, Best Doctors in America
2011, Main Line Today's Top Doctors
2011, Top Doc, Philadelphia Magazine
2011, Best Doctors in America
2010, Top Doc, Philadelphia Magazine
2009-2010, Best Doctors in America
2008, Don LaRossa, MD Annual Teaching Award, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
2007-2008, Best Doctors in America
2004, Penn Pearls Clinical Teaching Award
2000, Faculty sponsor, Christine A. Carmen, MD: First Place Clinical Paper, Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society Meeting, Orlando, FL
2000, Faculty Sponsor, David P. Schnur, MD: First Place Clinical Paper, Robert H. Ivy Society 46th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA

Books

Chapters

2014

Chang B, Kanchwala SK: Treatment of hand infections. In Chung KC, Thorne CH (eds): Grabb & Smith. New York: Lippincott-Raven, 2014

2012

Lin I, Chang B: Syndactyly. In Chung K, Murray, PM (eds): Hand Surgery Update V. Rosemont, IL: American Society for Surgery of the Hand, 2012.

Kanchwala SK, Chang B: Management of hand infections. In Serletti JM, Losee JE (eds): Current Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2012, 615-622.
 

2009

Holsalkar H, Chang B. Benign and malignant soft tissue and bone tumors of the hand. In: Guyuron B, editor. Plastic surgery: Indications & practice. Philadelphia: WB Saunders/Elsevier; 2009.

2007

Chang B. Principles of upper limb surgery. In: Bartlett S, Beasley RW, Gurtner G, Thorne CH, editors. Principles of upper limb surgery. New York: Lippincott-Raven; 2007. p. 741-45.

Birgfeld C, Chang B. Distal radius fractures. In: Sisko M, Kryger ZB, editors. Practical plastic surgery. Georgetown, TX: Landes Bioscience; 2007. p. 497-503.

 

Editorial and Academic Positions

Editorial positions

2004-2007, Editorial board, Annals of Plastic Surgery

Academic positions

2011, Academic Clinician Ad Hoc Committee

Leadership

Memberships in professional organizations

National societies

2010-present, American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons

  • 2010-2011, Communications/Website Committee

2006-present, American Association for Plastic Surgeons

2000-present, American Association for Hand Surgery

 1997-present, American Society of Plastic Surgeons

  • 2010, Hand/Upper Extremity Program Subcommittee
  • 2009, Hand/Micro/Nerve Program Committee

2006-present, American Association of Plastic Surgeons

2000-present, American Association for Hand Surgery

1994-present, American College of Surgeons, Fellow

Local and regional societies

1998-present, Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons
1998-present, The Ivy Society

National, regional and local scientific committees

American Board of Plastic Surgery

  • 2003-2011, Hand Certification Test Committee 
  • 2008, 2009, 2011, Guest Examiner, Oral Examination

Original Papers

2013

Elkassabany NM, Fosnot CD, Shaked A, Kanchwala SK, Kovach SJ 3rd, Chang B, Lin IC, Ochroch EA, Baranov DY, Levin LS: Perioperative management of a patient scheduled for bilateral hand transplant. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 2013 May;25(3):224-7 PMID: 23688960. Read the abstract

2012

Wang TY, Dormans JP, Chang B: Soft-tissue optimization of limb salvage with knee endoprosthesis: the 10-year experience at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Annals of Plastic Surgery 2012 Nov; 69(5):560-4. Read the abstract

Akinleve SD, Makani A, Dalinka MK, Chang B: Unusual proximal dislocation without fracture: a case report. Hand 2012 Dec; 7(4):454-456. Read the abstract

2011

Wang TY, Dormans JP, Chang B. Soft-tissue optimization of limb salvage with knee endoprosthesis: the 10-year experience at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Ann Plast Surg. Epub 2011 Jul 5. Cited in PubMed: PMID 21734550.  Read the abstract

Posters and Presentations

2010

Wang TY, Dormans JP, Chang B. Soft tissue flap optimizes limb salvage with knee endoprosthesis in sarcoma surgery: the 10-year experience at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia [poster presentation]. 89th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Plastic Surgeons; 2010 Mar 20-23; San Antonio, TX.

Chang B. Plastic surgery resident to hand surgeon [presentation]. ASSH Resident Educator Workshop; 2010 Oct 6; Boston.

Chang B. Fun with fibulas [presentation]. Penn Plastic Surgery Alumni Symposium; 2010 Jun 12;  Philadelphia.

2009

Chang B. Hand surgery education in a plastic surgery residency [presentation]. ASSH Resident Education Symposium; 2009 Sept 2; San Francisco.

Chang B. Pediatric upper extremity flap coverage [presentation]. Instructional Course, American Association for Hand Surgery, 39th Annual Meeting; 2009 Jan 9; Maui, HI.

Chang B. Contouring procedure for the aging hand [presentation]. Body Contouring Abnormalities Symposium: Mechanisms, Treatment and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; 2009 Dec 1;  Philadelphia, PA.

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