Dr. Victor H. Chang, M.D.
Clinical Director, Brain Injury and Stroke Program, TIRR
Associate Professor, UTHealth
Victor H. Chang, M.D., affiliated physician, comes to TIRR Memorial Hermann as clinical director of the Brain Injury and Stroke Program and medical director of case management, and is an associate professor in the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School. He was previously an associate professor in the department of PM&R at the University of Colorado Denver and an attending physician at the University of Colorado Hospital, where he served as the medical director of inpatient rehabilitation services and associated medical director of care coordination.
After receiving his medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School in 1995, Dr. Chang completed an internship in the Transitional Medicine Residency Program at Evanston Hospital/Northwestern University Medical School in Evanston, Ill., followed by a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. He completed a fellowship in neurotrauma rehabilitation at Craig Hospital in Englewood, Colo.
Awards and Accolades
Dr. Chang has been named among the Best Doctors in America every year since 2007. In 2008, he was the recipient of the Outstanding Fulltime Physician Award from the University of Colorado Hospital in recognition of high standards of leadership and devotion to clinical and service excellence. That same year he was also recognized with the Golden Goniometer Award by the department of PM&R at the University of Colorado in recognition of "faculty teaching and dedication beyond measure." In 2012 he was recognized in 5280 magazine as one of four "Top Docs" in physical medicine and rehabilitation in Denver.
Dr. Chang is a sought-after speaker with a long list of invited presentations and the author or coauthor of articles that have appeared in PM&R, Spine Journal, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Hand Clinics, among others.
Dr. Chang provides inpatient management of persons who have sustained: