Dr. David Chang specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the face, head and neck. His extensive training includes rhinoplasty, surgical and nonsurgical facial rejuvenation procedures and minimally invasive procedures. He also reconstructs facial defects, both congenital or following skin cancer surgery. Dr. Chang is also interested in sinus and nasal disorders.

Dr. Chang enjoys teaching physicians about facial plastic surgery through presentations at national meetings or residency education. His philanthropic service provides care for domestic abuse victims through the Face to Face Foundation. He also travels to Kenya to repair cleft lips and cleft palates for those unable to seek medical care attention for their deformity.

Education & Training

Medical School

University of Kansas Medical Center



  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center



  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Facial Plastic/Reconstruct Sur

  • University of Miami Medical School


American Board of Otolaryngology

Commercial Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member or a member of his or her immediate family has a working relationship, such as providing consulting, research, or educational services, with the companies listed below. These relationships have been reported to the University of Missouri and, if appropriate, plans have been established to address potential conflicts. The following relationships were reported as of July 2020.

Surgery Center of Columbia


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In the News

Grill With Caution
Decorating Dangers
Dr. David Chang Explains Electrical Cord Dangers (KRCG)

Academic Information

Professor of Otolaryngology
Jerry W. Templer, M.D. Faculty Scholar in Otolaryngology
Vice Chair of Otolaryngology

Areas of Expertise

  • Facial plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Rhinology

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow, American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Member, American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
  • Member, Society of University Otolaryngologists
  • Member, Christian Society of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgeons
  • Member, American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Member, Missouri Society of Otolaryngology
  • Member, Missouri State Medical Association
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Otolaryngology Program Directors Organization