Neurosurgeon Louis Chang, MD, has been appointed to the faculty of the Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Neurological Surgery. Dr. Chang, a board-certified neurosurgeon with fellowship training in minimally invasive spine surgery and navigation, was previously the Chief of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Medstar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore , Adjunct Assistant Professor in Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center, and Clinical Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery at Georgetown University Medical Center. He will treat patients at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.
“Dr. Chang’s appointment is a sign of our commitment to Brooklyn,” says Neurosurgeon-in-Chief and Department Chairman Philip E. Stieg, PhD, MD. “Dr. Chang expands our ability to provide world-class spine surgery in Brooklyn, where patients will now have the same access to spine care as those in Manhattan.”
Dr. Chang, who graduated from Dartmouth College with a degree in chemistry, received his medical degree from the State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, then completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. He completed a clinical fellowship in Minimally Invasive Spine and Navigation under Dr. Roger Härtl at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.
Dr. Chang will see patients at three locations in Brooklyn and will perform surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. To make an appointment or refer a patient, please call Dr. Chang’s office at 718-780-3070. See Dr. Chang’s complete bio and office locations.
Note that Dr. Chang is available immediately for urgent and emergent cases during the Covid-19 pandemic, and for elective surgeries once the crisis has passed.