Eric Chang M.D.

Columbia Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

Restoring Beauty, Restoring Health

Columbia Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
Call (410) 740-9330


About Eric Chang M.D.


Undergoing a plastic surgery procedure is most often a choice, which is what makes selecting one plastic surgery practice over others so important. It’s also important to choose a practice that cultivates comfortable, open communication and gives you confidence in your decision. Among plastic surgeons in Columbia, MD, Dr. Eric Chang offers both professional and personal qualities that make him highly regarded. He encourages you to do your research, talk to friends, take your time, and be sure to visit his practice, Columbia Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Recognized as a “Top Doc” and “Best Plastic Surgeon,” Dr. Chang dedicates his life to restoring beauty, restoring health. Save $50 on your consultation with Dr. Chang now, or call him at (410) 740-9330, and you’ll soon discover what makes our practice Baltimore and Columbia plastic surgery patients’ destination for revealing their inner beauty.

Welcoming Personality, Impressive Credentials

When you first meet Dr. Eric Chang, his gentle, caring personality is sure to put you at ease. People find it both unique and refreshing to meet a plastic surgeon in the Baltimore-Washington Corridor who truly listens. Dr. Chang takes his time to tailor the most suitable procedure to the unique needs of the patient. By looking closer, his impressive credentialswill give you confidence in his abilities as well as your surgical outcome. Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Dr. Chang earned his medical degree at Columbia University, one of the most highly respected United States medical institutions. He went on to complete his general surgery and plastic surgery residencies at the prestigious Stanford University Medical Center. In 2016, he was named Division Chair of the Plastic Surgery Division at Howard County General Hospital.

Comprehensive, Yet Specialized

While Dr. Chang is accomplished in facial rejuvenation, helping women and men minimize many signs of aging, he has specialized surgical expertise in breast and body procedures. Dr. Chang performs breast enhancement for women hoping to enhance their natural breasts, women wanting to restore their pre-motherhood bodies, and mastectomy patients choosing to restore their self-image. Dr. Chang is also extremely experienced in body contouring, such as liposuction and tummy tucks, for post-bariatric patients, those who have lost a lot of weight on their own, and women seeking a mommy makeover. Our clients also enjoy having access to many popular non-surgical services to improve the appearance of their skin.

Recognized by the Better Business Bureau

Part of our commitment to our patients at Columbia Aesthetic Plastic Surgery is building a relationship with our community that is based on trust. We are accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) for our strong standards of ethics and for creating and maintaining trust with those we serve. This means we follow certain highly regarded protocol for advertising, transparency, privacy, responsiveness, and integrity, and we are proud to have earned this distinction. Learn more about BBB accreditation.

Thoughtful Financing

Dr. Chang believes that all his patients deserve to look and feel their best. This is why he provides financing through Prosper™ Healthcare Lending, which offers a variety of payment plans and loan terms depending on credit. Prosper Healthcare Lending has empowered hundreds of thousands of people through healthcare financing, and Dr. Chang is a proud partner, enabling you to fit any procedure into your lifestyle.

You are Valued

Human connection is important, especially when it comes to entrusting your appearance and well-being to a practice in the Baltimore area. At Columbia Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, we all value the connection we develop with each person we serve. Our approachable, down-to-earth, caring staff takes the time to truly listen to the things you’d like to change about your appearance and completely address your questions and concerns. Patients often tell us they feel like valued members of our extended family. Visit us and experience the difference.


Location 8860 Columbia 100 Parkway #206
Columbia, MD 21045

  • Abdomen
  • Arms
  • Back
  • Chin/Cheeks/Jowls
  • Female Breast Reduction
  • Hips and Waists
  • Inner Thighs
  • Knees
  • Male Breast Reduction
  • Males Flanks
  • Outer Thighs
  • Hospital
  • Office Surgical Facility
  • IV Anesthesia/Sedation (Conscious Sedation/Mac) and Tumescent Technique
  • Liposuction plus General Anesthesia + Tumescent Local Anesthesia
  • Oral Sedatives plus Tumescent Technique
  • 3 to 4 mm linear incisions
  • 14 to 21 Days
  • Some are closed and some are left open


Plastic Surgery Chief Resident
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

Plastic Surgery Resident
Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

General Surgery Resident
Department of Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

General Surgery Intern
Department of Surgery
Stanford University Medical Center
Palo Alto, CA

Doctor of Medicine
College of Physicians & Surgeons
Columbia University
New York City, NY

Bachelor of Arts
Major in East Asian Studies ( China )
Pre-Medical Requirements
Yale College, Yale University
New Haven, CT


Certifications, Societies & Activities

  • Diplomate, American Board of Plastic Surgery
  • Member, American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • John Staige Davis Society – Maryland Plastic Surgery Society, Member 2008-present
  • Zedplast – Stanford Plastic Surgery Alumni Association, 1999-present
  • Guest Resident Reviewer, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, 2002-2003
  • Guest Resident Reviewer, Journal of Hand Surgery (Am), 2003

Honors & Awards

  • Howard Magazine “Best Plastic Surgeon,” published in The Baltimore Sun, 2015
  • U.S. News “Castle Connolly Top Doctors”, 2015
  • U.S. News & World Report “Top Doctor”, identified in the top 10% of plastic surgeons in the area, 2011
  • Frederick Magazine “Top Docs Poll,” named one of the area’s top Plastic Surgeons, 2006
  • Merksamer Scholarship Award Winner, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1995-1996
  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude, with Honors in Major, Yale College, 1995
  • Williams Prize for Best Senior Essay in East Asian Studies, Yale College, 1995
  • National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, Honorable Mention Winner, 1991



Karanas YL, Chang E, Rubin GD, Chang J, “CT Angiography for Recipient Vessels in Breast Reconstruction,” Presented at the Annual Meeting, California Society of Plastic Surgeons. San Diego, CA, 2004

Chang E, Scholl L, Reitz B, Chang J, “Use of the VAC in Sternal Wound Reconstruction,” Presented at the Annual Meeting, California Society of Plastic Surgeons. San Diego, CA, 2004

Chang E, Towles JD, Grafe MW, Hentz VR, “Tendon Transfers to Restore Thumb Opposition, A Biomechanical Study,” Presented at the Annual Meeting, American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Chicago, IL, 2003


Grafe MW, Chang E, Towles JD, Hentz VR, “Tendon Transfers to Restore Thumb Opposition: A Biomechanical Study of the influence of Metacarpophalangeal or Interphalangeal Joint Fusion on Thumb Tip Forces,” Poster Presentation, American Society for Surgery of the Hand. New York, NY, 2004

Chang E, Chang J, Rubin GD, Karanas YL, “The Use of CT Angiography in Free Flap Breast Reconstruction,” Poster Presentation, American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery. Palm Springs, CA, 2004

Deune EG, Chang E, et al., “Anatomic and Histologic Evaluation of the Palmar Crease,” Poster Presentation, Plastic Surgery Research Council. Seattle, WA, 2000


Advances in Plastic Surgery. North American Taiwanese Medical Association. Potomac, MD. December 3, 2006.

Advances in Breast Cancer Reconstruction. Survivors Offering Support, Frederick Memorial Hospital. Frederick, MD. November 30, 2006.

Advances in Body Contouring for the Massive Weight Loss Patient. Surgical Weight Loss Support Group, Carroll County Hospital. Westminster, MD. November 29, 2006.

The Use of CT Angiography in Free Flap Breast Reconstruction. Plastic Surgery Chief Resident Presentations, Stanford University. Stanford, CA. June 2005.

Botox, Chemical Peels, and Laser: Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvination. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Stanford University. Stanford, CA. September 1, 2004.

Soft Tissue Reconstruction of the Hand. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Stanford University. Stanford, CA. September 24, 2003.

Radial Dysplasia. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Stanford University. Stanford, CA. December 2002.

Stevens-Johnsons Syndrome. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Stanford University. Stanford, CA. October 2001.

Lymphedema – Surgical and Non-Surgical Treament. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Stanford University. Stanford, CA. November 2000.

Other Research

NIH Summer Research Fellow, Drs. Anthony S. Fauci and Mario Ostrowski, National Institute of Allergenic and Infectious Diseases. “Study of the role of apoptosis in the killing of HIV-infected lymphocytes,” Bethesda, MD 1996.



Scholl L, Chang E, Reitz B, Chang J. Sternal Osteomyelitis: Use of Vacuum-Assisted Closure Device as an Adjunct to Definitive Closure with Sternectomy and Muscle Flap Reconstruction. Journal of Cardiac Surgery. 2004.

McNemar TB, Howell JW, Chang E. Management of Metacarpal Fractures. Journal of Hand Therapy. 2003.

Book Chapters

Chang E, Kahn D. Congenital Disorders of the Breast. Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery. Informa USA, 2012.

Chang E, Yim K. Plastic Surgery. Surgical Subspecialties Clerkship Guide. St. Louis, Mosby, 2003.