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Joseph Hun Chang, MD

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My specialty:
Urology

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English, Korean

My gender: Male

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About me

Welcome to my Web page, and thank you for taking some time to learn more about my practice and me as your urologist.

Biography

I was born in Korea. I immigrated to the United States at age 12. I am fluent in Korean. I became interested in urology because my mother had a kidney transplant during medical school. I went to UC Irvine medical school and completed urology residency at Kaiser Permanente Sunset in 2005. I did a fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in pelvic floor reconstruction under world famous Dr. Gary Leach.

About my practice

I specialize in general urology, urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, and prosthetics covering female and male members. I am now a director of pelvic floor reconstruction and prosthetic surgery at the South Bay Urology Department. I also teach urology chief residents from Kaiser Permanente's L.A. urology residency program.

How I thrive

Family, exercise, and golf are what keep me grounded. I am trying to eat better (less carbs and processed food). I am an avid golfer with a handicap around 12, and I love deep sea fishing as well. I have a beautiful and wonderful wife and feel so blessed to have her in my life. We have three wonderful sons. I thank God every day for my blessed and healthy life.

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My office

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My Provider type

Physicians and Surgeons

Medical groups and plans

Southern California Permanente Medical Group

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  • Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • HMO
  • Medi-Cal Managed Care
  • Point-of-Service Plan (POS)
  • Senior Advantage/Medicare Cost
Urology Department
1050 W Pacific Coast Hwy, Harbor City, CA 90710

Contact information

  • Advice/appointments/cancellations/messages
  • 1-833-574-2273 (1-833-KP4CARE) (toll free)
  • California Relay Service
  • 711 (TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)
  • Hospital patients information
  • 310-325-5111

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My training, certifications and licensing

Medical school

UC Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine , CA

Board certification

Urology

American Board of Urology

Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstr

American Board of Urology

Medical training

Internship

General Surgery

Kaiser Foundation Hospital
Los Angeles , CA

Residency

Surgery

Kaiser Foundation Hospital
Los Angeles , CA

Residency

Urology

Kaiser Foundation Hospital
Los Angeles , CA

Fellowship

Urology

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles , CA

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2002

Active license information

License number

A74975

License type

PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON

License issuing state

CALIFORNIA

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

1558420174
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My hospitals

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9400 E Rosecrans Ave, Bellflower, CA 90706

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25825 S Vermont Ave, Harbor City, CA 90710

I have admitting privileges at this hospital.

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This page was last updated on:

12/16/2018