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Dr. Caroline Chang, MD


Dr. Chang is a top Dermatologist in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. She is the founder and CEO of Rhode Island Dermatology Institute, a boutique practice offering direct care medical dermatology and facial cosmetic procedures. As a leader and expert in her field, Dr. Chang is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to her specialty, Dr. Chang is an expert in changing the lives of her patients for the better. She embodies the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. She practices general and cosmetic dermatology with a special focus on melanoma and the use of dermoscopy for mole monitoring. Her cosmetic focus is on helping patients to age gracefully through a stepwise approach and maintaining a perrenial look. She performs a wide range of cosmetic procedures including:

Botulinum: Botox, Dysport, Xeomin
Fillers: Juvederm Ultra Plus, Juvederm Ultra, Juvederm Voluma, Restylane, Perlane, Radiesse, and Belotero
Lasers: redness, rosacea, angiomas, brown spots, hair removal, skin tightening and CO2 laser resurfacing
Chemical peels: glycolic peels, TCA peels
Removal of benign spots: moles, seborrheic keratoses, skin tags, sebaceous hyperplasia

She graduated from Princeton University with a BA in Art and Archaeology. She spent two years conducting melanoma research at New York University Medical Center and establishing a comprehensive melanoma patient database, which has been utilized in studies that defined the risk factors for and behavior of melanoma. She then earned her MD from the New York University School of Medicine.

Dr. Chang completed her internship in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Medical Center in New York City. She then moved to Rhode Island to pursue her Dermatology Residency at Tufts Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident. During her residency, she received specialty training in dermoscopy, which is a non-invasive technique that allows for better visualization of the skin’s surface.

Dr. Chang is a board certified by the American Board of Dermatology. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and member of the Rhode Island Dermatological Society, the Rhode Island Medical Women's Assocation, and the New England Dermatology Society.

Dr. Chang has been featured in numerous publications.
11 years Experience
Dr. Caroline Chang, MD
Specializes in:
  • Botox
  • Facial Fillers For Wrinkles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Chemical Peel
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • East Greenwich, RI
  • NYU School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

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