Board certified ingeneral and pediatric surgery by the American Board
of Surgery, Dr. Sara Chang joined Valley Children’s Hospital in July 2012
as a pediatric surgeon. Her areas of special interest include surgical
disease of the newborn gastrointestinal tract, anorectal malformations,
neuroblastoma, minimal invasive surgery, and surgery for inflammatory
Dr. Chang has published in peer-reviewed publications such as Journal of
Pediatric Surgery, Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, and
Molecular Cancer Therapy.
She has also presented across the country on a broad range of topics,
including technique of thoracoscopic repair of esophageal atresia with
distal trachoesophageal fistula, and laparoscopic repair of congenital
paraesophageal hiatal hernia in children, pediatric breast lesions, splenoadrenal
shunt, and near-infrared spectroscopy to assess intestinal blood
flow and necrotizing enterocolitis.
Dr. Chang received her medical degree and completed her residency in general
surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. She did her fellowship in
pediatric surgery at University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital in Chicago,
Illinois. She is a member of Specialty Medical Group.
In her free time, Dr. Chang enjoys running, leisure reading and gardening.
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