Andrew CHANG (Australia)

Dr. Andrew Chang is a vitreoretinal subspecialist ophthalmologist. He graduated from University of Sydney Medical School with honors, then underwent registrar training at the Sydney Eye Hospital; Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital; Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital; and the University of California, Davis. He was awarded a doctor of philosophy for research into ocular retinal angiography performed in the US and at the Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney.

His current appointments include consultant vitreoretinal surgeon and head of the Retinal Unit at the Sydney Eye Hospital. He holds an academic appointment at the Save Sight Institute, University of Sydney, heading the Vitreoretinal Research Group. He is the medical director of Sydney Retina Clinic. Dr. Chang serves as a section editor for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.

Dr. Chang's service to international ophthalmology includes his work as Scientific Secretary and founding committee member of the Asia-Pacific Vitreo-retina Society. He is the chair of the NSW RANZCO committee and councilor for Federal RANZCO.

Professional awards include the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award and the RANZCO Teaching Award.

Dr. Chang is involved in basic science and clinical trials research receiving grant funding in Australia and the US. He has authored many peer-reviewed scientific papers in international and Australian journals and book chapters in leading textbooks.