Lucy J. ChangMD, FACS, FICA
Dr. John B. Chang received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the LIJ Medical Center Staff Society recognizing him for his exceptional qualities as a physician, educator, leader, compassionate humanitarian, and friend. This highly prestigious honor recognizes Dr. Chang's eternal devotion and dedication to his students, residents, and peers. We feel that a brief mention of Dr. Chang's outstanding personal and professional career is an essential component of our continued recognition of such a unique achiever.
Dr. John B. Chang, MD, FACS, FICA is a board certified vascular surgeon with many years of experience. His academic appointments include Professor, Clinical Surgery, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Uniondale, NY, and Adjunct Professor, Clinical Surgery, Albert Einstein School of Medicine, Bronx, NY. He is a member of the MD Appointment Committee, Department of Surgery, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, Uniondale, NY. He is currently Director of the Long Island Vascular Center, Roslyn, NY, and senior attending surgeon, North Shore-LIJ Healthcare System, New Hyde Park, NY. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the International College of Angiology, Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Angiology, and Founding Chairman of the Asian Society for Vascular Surgery.
His weekly vascular teaching rounds and conferences for medical students, interns, residents, and fellows serve as blueprints for the development of future surgical leaders. Dr. Chang's passion to further the career of future achievers led to the establishment of the “Young Investigator's Competition Award” and the “Professor John B. Chang Research Achievement Award” programs of the International College of Angiology and Asian Society for Vascular Surgery. Dr. Chang is the Program Chairman for scientific teaching conferences and the Annual World Congress of the International College of Angiology, and Program Chairman for quarterly, multidisciplinary conferences of the International College of Angiology's Workshop.