Ya ju Chang MD
Rheumatologist | Rheumatology10 Union Sq E Bimc Dept Of General New York NY, 10003
Dr. Ya ju Chang is a rheumatologist practicing in New York, NY. Dr. Chang specializes in the treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and systematic autoimmune conditions that can affect the bones, muscles or bones. Eventually, if not treated, these illnesses can also impact the skin, eyes, nervous system and internal organs. Dr. Chang treats diseases similar to orthopedists but does not perform surgery. Often times, research is conducted to find potential alternatives for the patients illness.
Education and Training
Universidade Federal Do Estado Do Rio De Janeiro MD
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) Faculdade de Medicina 1992
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Rheumatology
- Back Pain
- Hashimoto's Thyroiditis
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