Shu-Hong Chang M.D.

Shu-Hong Chang M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Oculoplastic Surgery, Ophthalmology


Eye Institute


English, Mandarin Chinese


Primary Location

Ophthalmology (Eye) Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 4th Floor West Clinic
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Eye Institute at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 7th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Dr. Chang is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University of Washington. After graduating summa cum laude from Duke University, she earned her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University and completed residency training at Washington University in St. Louis.

Following residency, Dr. Chang obtained advanced fellowship training in two ophthalmology subspecialties: ophthalmic pathology at Washington University in St. Louis and orbital and oculofacial plastic surgery at the Jules Stein Eye Institute/UCLA in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills, California.

Dr. Chang cares for patients with plastic surgery disorders affecting the eyelids, nasolacrimal system, orbit, face and neck. In addition, she is the associate director of the Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship.

Patient Care Philosophy

As an ophthalmic pathologist as well as an orbital and oculofacial plastic surgeon, Dr. Chang understands the microscopic basis of diseases, but approaches each patient as an individual with unique reconstructive and aesthetic goals.

Personal Interests

Cooking, grilling and spending time with her family and six- pound chorkie (Chihuahua-Yorkshire terrier mix).

Teaching Interests

Dr. Chang has lectured nationally and internationally on various topics within her specialty. She is active in resident teaching and is a preceptor in the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery fellowship training program at UW.

Scope of Care

Dr. Chang provides medical and surgical care for patients with all forms of ptosis (droopy eyelids and eyebrows), nasolacrimal duct disease, orbital tumors/inflammation, Graves disease, eye socket abnormalities, facial skin cancers and facial trauma. Cosmetic procedures include botulinum toxin injections, periocular and facial synthetic and fat fillers, chemical and laser skin resurfacing, eyebrow and eyelid lifts, and face/neck rejuvenation.

Research Interests

Dr. Chang is interested in orbital tumors and inflammatory diseases, including orbital lymphoma and thyroid-associated Graves disease.

Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineMedical education2004
Jules Stein Eye Institute/UCLAFellowshipOculofacial Plastic & Orbital Surgery
Mercy Medical CenterInternshipInternal Medicine
Washington University SOMFellowshipOphthalmic Pathology
Washington University SOMResidencyOphthalmology


Board Certifications

American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology2010
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