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About Dr. Richard L Chang
Dr. Richard L Chang, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Miami, FL. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Rheumatology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Chang is affiliated with Homestead Hospital Inc and Jackson South Community Hospital. Dr. Chang has received 6 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Richard L Chang has the following 2 specialties
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Knee Osteoarthritis
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Dr Chang a very well educated professional that spent 200% time with the patient during the assessment and pay attention to detail without missing anything coming from the patient. He is extremely compassionate doctor but in addtion to that he is extremely competent and experienced. This is a patient review the only thing that motivates me to write this review is I feel confident being treated by Doctor Chang.
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2015, 2016, 2013)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
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Dr. Chang is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
32 Years Experience
University Of Miami Leonard M Miller School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1986
Lac Usc Medical Center
Dr. Richard L Chang accepts the following insurance providers.
- AvMed Empower
- AvMed Engage
- Avmed Choice
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Florida myBlue
- Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
- Florida Blue BlueOptions
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Locations & DirectionsRichard L Chang Md, 10820 SW 113th Pl, Miami, FL
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