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Ku-Lang Chang, MD, FAAFP

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Ku-Lang Chang, MD, FAAFP Ku-Lang Chang, MD, FAAFP
Assistant Professor
Family Medicine at Hampton Oaks
200 SW 62nd Avenue Suite D
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 265-9475 Fax: (352) 265-9476
e-mail: changk@shands.ufl.edu

Professional Biography

Dr. Chang graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1985 and became an assistant professor at the Family Medicine at Hampton Oaks in 1998. Dr. Chang is the Medical Review Officer for Shands Occupational Health and the Director of Quality and Safety; she is also board certified in Family Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. Dr. Chang is currently the lead physician for a research project studying how genes affect the way patients may respond to asthma treatments.

Education/Training

Program/Degree Institution Field/Specialty
AS University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida
Acupuncture
MBBCh University of Witwaterstrand
Johannesburg, South Africa
Medicine
Residency University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
Family Medicine

Certifications and Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Florida Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Academy of Medical Acupuncture
  • Canadian Contemporary Acupuncture Association
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Alachua County Medical Society
  • American Academy of Procedural Coders 1997 – 2007
  • Certified Professional Coder 1997 – 2007
  • Diplomat – American Board of Family Practice
  • Federation of State Medical Boards (FLEX)
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in Best Doctors in America: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • Golden Apple Award to the Outstanding Third Year Clerkship for the Family Medicine Clerkship, 2011

Clinical Interests

  • Preventative Medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Quality & Health Care
  • Health Information Technology
  • Compliance
  • Medical Coding

Recent Publications

  • Chang K. Schmidt S. Hematuria. Taylor’s Differential Diagnosis Manuel: Symptoms and Signs in the Time-Limited Encounter 3rd ed: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2013.
  • Chang K. Ensure smooth phone triage of flu patients. Family Practice Management. Nov-Dec 2009;16(6):31.
  • Chang K. Prepare for patient visits with a “cheat sheet.”. Family Practice Management. Sep 2007;14(8):42-43.