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Richard Chang, MD, Thoracic Surgery, Allentown, PA, Lehigh Valley Hospital


Thoracic Surgery Allentown, PA

Cardiovascular Surgery

Lehigh Valley Health Network

Overview of Dr. Chang

Dr. Richard Chang is a thoracic surgeon in Allentown, PA and is affiliated with Lehigh Valley Hospital. He received his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University and has been in practice 22 years. Dr. Chang accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Lehigh Valley Hospital who specialize in Thoracic Surgery. He has more than 10 publications and 38 citings.

Education & Training

  • Westchester Medical Center
    Westchester Medical CenterResidency, Surgery, 1998 - 2003
  • Albany Medical Center
    Albany Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year, 1995 - 1996
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Drexel University College of MedicineClass of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2001 - 2024
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Philadelphia Magazine Castle Connolly, 2011-2014
  • Fellow (FACS) American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Surgeon: Great Strides in Lung Cancer Treatment May Soon Lead to Cure
    Surgeon: Great Strides in Lung Cancer Treatment May Soon Lead to CureDecember 6th, 2015

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    AmeriHealth Direct POS
    Amerihealth HMO
    AmeriHealth PPO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
    First Health PPO
    Great West PPO
    Health Net California Large Group PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    IBC Keystone HMO / POS
    IBC Personal Choice PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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