What is a Minimally Invasive Laminectomy?
Louis Chang is a neurosurgical spine specialist with expertise in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for spinal disorders. He treats patients with spinal stenosis, herniated discs, spinal tumors and spinal trauma. Dr. Chang performs a wide range of spinal surgeries, including laminectomies, microdiscectomies, artificial disc replacement and spinal fusions. He also uses minimally invasive surgical techniques, such as tubular microsurgery, lateral lumbar interbody fusion, MIS laminectomy and MIS transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion.
Dr. Chang obtained his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Dartmouth College and his medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine. He completed a neurosurgery residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center and a fellowship in minimally invasive spinal surgery and navigation at the New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York.
Dr. Chang is licensed to practice medicine in multiple states, which allows him to offer telemedicine appointments to patients in Maryland, Washington, D.C., Texas, New York and Virginia.