Jennifer Chang, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Jennifer Chang is a radiation oncologist with an interest in treating melanomas of the eye, as well as other malignancies. She has expertise in proton beam radiation therapy and other modern radiation therapy techniques, and she works as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive, compassionate care to her patients.
Dr. Chang completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan. She then earned her medical degree from Harvard University, where she also earned a Ph.D. in genetics. She then completed her residency at UCSF.
|1997-2001||University of Michigan, Ann Arbor||BS||Chemistry and Biochemistry|
|2001-2011||Harvard Medical School||MD, PhD||Medicine, Genetics|
|2011-2012||Cambridge Health Alliance, Massachusetts||Internship|
|2012-2016||University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Radiation Oncology|
|2014-2015||University of California, San Francisco||Chief Resident||Radiation Oncology|
|2016-present||University of California, San Francisco||Clinical Instructor||Proton therapy for ocular melanoma|
Awards & Honors
|2015||American Radium Society travel grant|
|2015||UCSF Patient Care Fund award|
Chang JS, Chen J, Weinberg VK, Fowble B, Sethi RA. Evaluation of Heart Dose for Left-Sided Breast Cancer Patients Over an 11-Year Period Spanning the Transition From 2-Dimensional to 3-Dimensional Planning. Clin Breast Cancer. 2016;16(5):396-401. doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2016.05.013. PubMed PMID: 27292181.
Chang JS, Ma L, Barani IJ, McDermott MW, Sneed PK, Larson DA. Hippocampal Dose With Radiosurgery for Multiple Intracranial Targets: The Rationale for Proactive Beam Shaping. Technol Cancer Res Treat. 2016;15(4):555-9. doi: 10.1177/1533034615590934. PubMed PMID: 26113558.
Chang JS, Perez-Andujar A, Barani IJ, Ma L, Larson DA. Estimating the probability of underdosing microscopic brain metastases with hippocampal-sparing whole-brain radiation. Radiother Oncol. 2016;120(2):248-52. doi: 10.1016/j.radonc.2016.05.030. PubMed PMID: 27406442.