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Benjamin Chang, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery
Active Surgeon (Plastic Surgery), Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery , Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Surgeon (Plastic Surgery), Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Surgeon (Plastic Surgery), Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery , Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Chief, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Co-Director, Penn Hand Transplant Program, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Program Director, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Active Surgeon, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Pennsylvania Hospital
Co-Director, Hand Transplant Program, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Surgery

Contact information
Division of Plastic Surgery
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, 14th Floor South
3400 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2156627300
Fax: 2156150704
Education:
B.A.
Harvard College, Boston, MA, 1982.
M.D.
Harvard University, Boston, MA, 1986.
Post-Graduate Training
General Surgery Resident, New York University Medical Center, 1986-1992.
Plastic Surgery Resident, New York University Medical Center, 1992-1994.
Hand Surgery Fellow, New York University Medical Center, 1994-1995.
Certifications
American Board of Surgery, 1993.
Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand, 1997.
American Board of Plastic Surgery, 1997.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

pediatric hand surgery
adult hand surgery
melanoma
hand transplantation

Selected Publications

Cassileth LB, Chang B: Vascular malformation within the flexor tendon sheath. Journal of Hand Surgery 28(1): 153-156, Jan. 2003.

Chang B, Lee BS: Pediatric upper extremity problems. Requisites in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery. Dormans JP (eds.). 2003.

Tobias A, Chang B: Pulsed irrigation of extremity wounds: A simple technique for splashback reduction. Annals of Plastic Surgery 48(4): 443-444, Apr. 2002.

Jeneby TT, Chang B, Bucky LP: Ultraviolet assisted punch biopsy mapping for lentigo maligna melanoma. Annals of Plastic Surgery 46(5): 495-500, May 2001.

Carmen CA, Chang B: Treadmill injuries to the upper extremity in pediatric patients. Annals of Plastic Surgery 46(7): 15-19, July 2001.

Chang B. : Hand injuries in sports. Presented at the American College of Sports Medicine 2001 Meeting June 2001.

Schnur PD, Chang B: Extensor tendon rupture after internal fixation of a distal radius fracture using a dorsally placed AO/ASIF titanium pi plate. Annals of Plastic Surgery 44(5): 564-566, May 2000.

Williams GR, Koffler K, Pepe M, Wong K, Chang B, Ramsey M: Rotation of the clavicular portion of the pectoralis major for soft-tissue coverage of the clavicle: An anatomic study and case report. Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery 82A(12): 1736-1742, Dec. 2000 Notes: [Case Report]

Schnur DP, Chang B. : Modified V-Y dorsal metacarpal flap for syndactyly repair significantly reduces operative times and need for skin grafts. Presented at the Robert H. Ivy Society Meeting, (first prize, clinical paper). March 2000.

Carmen CA, Chang B. : Treadmill injuries to the upper extremity in pediatric patients. Presented at the Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society Spring Meeting, (first prize, resident competition). April 2000.

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