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Christopher C Chang, M.D.

Christopher C Chang, M.D.

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Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Facial Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery more


Dr. Christopher C. Chang is a plastic surgeon affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital, Suburban Hospital, Inova Fairfax Hospital and Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. He practices out of a private practice in Fairfax, Virginia.

Dr. Chang has an expertise in facial and cosmetic surgery.

Dr. Chang earned his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine, while he worked at the Institute for Reconstructive Plastic Surgery. He completed a residency in plastic surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital, followed by a fellowship in advanced craniofacial surgery for adults and children at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr. Chang has participated in research since the mid 1990’s and worked at Bethesda National Naval Medical Center, National Institutes of Health, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital and Yale University School of Medicine. He has co-authored over 80 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts and book chapters, in addition to presenting at regional, national and international meetings on plastic surgery. more

Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Surgery at Suburban Hospital



  • MD; New York University School of Medicine (2008)


  • Plastic Surgery; Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus (2014)


  • Craniofacial Surgery; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery) (2019)
  • American Board of Plastic Surgery (Plastic Surgery) (2016)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Susarla SM, Mundinger GS, Chang CC, Swanson EW, Lough D, Rottgers SA, Redett RJ, Kumar AR. "Gastrostomy Placement Rates in Infants with Pierre Robin Sequence: A Comparison of Tongue-Lip Adhesion and Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis." Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jan;139(1):149-154. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000002865.

Geiger EJ, Basques BA, Chang CC, Son Y, Sasaki CT, McGregor A, Ariyan S, Narayan D. "Pedicle versus free flap reconstruction in patients receiving intraoperative brachytherapy." J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2016 Aug;50(4):227-32. doi: 10.3109/2000656X.2016.1152974.

Geiger EJ, Basques BA, Chang CC, Alcon AW, Narayan D. "Wound healing complications with intraoperative brachytherapy for head and neck cancer: a unique form of radiation injury." Ann Plast Surg. 2014 Oct;73(4):378-84. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0000000000000277.

Metzler P, Geiger EJ, Chang CC, Sirisoontorn I, Steinbacher DM. "Assessment of three-dimensional nasolabial response to Le Fort I advancement." J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg. 2014 Jun;67(6):756-63. doi: 10.1016/j.bjps.2014.03.023.

Chang CC, Steinbacher DM. "Treacher collins syndrome." Semin Plast Surg. 2012 May;26(2):83-90. doi: 10.1055/s-0032-1320066.

Activities & Honors


  • American Board of Plastic Surgery


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