Andrew L. Chang, MD, is a board certified radiation oncologist with over 2 decades of experience with proton therapy. He specializes in treating patients with breast cancer and pediatric cancer patients with proton radiation. Dr. Chang is extensively involved in research in the field of proton radiotherapy – he is the Principal Investigator in an ongoing multi-institutional trial utilizing proton therapy for partial breast irradiation. He is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences about proton radiation.
Dr. Chang has served as the director of the pediatric programs at the Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute in Hampton, Virginia, the Midwest Proton Radiotherapy Institute in Bloomington, Indiana, as well as the ProCure proton therapy center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and the California Proton Therapy Center in San Diego, California.
Dr. Chang earned his medical degree at Loma Linda University School of Medicine in California, where he completed a pediatric internship and a residency in radiation oncology. He subsequently did a fellowship in pediatric oncology at St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Tennessee.
He continues to be active in advocating for proton therapy access as well as in proton therapy research, serving on the Board of Directors for the Proton Collaborative Group, Pediatric Proton Consortium Registry, and the National Association of Proton Therapy.
Dr. Chang enjoys watching Netflix with his wife and dog, and is a connoisseur of all things Star Wars.