Fellowship-trained, board-certified general surgeon specializing in breast health
Barnabas Health Medical Group recently announced the addition of fellowship-trained breast surgeon Sumy H. Chang, MD, FACS, a board-certified general surgeon who specializes in breast health, to its network of primary and specialty care physicians. Dr. Chang is affiliated with Jacqueline M Wilentz Comprehensive Breast Cancer Center at Monmouth Medical Center in Long Branch and Community Medical Center in Toms River, N.J.
Prior to joining Barnabas Health Medical Group, Dr. Chang worked as a breast surgical oncologist in a multispecialty group practice in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. She has collaborated with other physicians to present numerous research studies on breast cancer and related issues, including a presentation at the American Society of Breast Disease Annual Symposium entitled “How Breast Cancer Mode of Presentation Affects Stage at Diagnosis: Are 40-50 year olds different?” for which she received The Breast Journal Award.
Dr. Chang earned her medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, N.Y. She completed a residency in general surgery at Staten Island University Hospital, N.Y. and a breast surgery fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center/St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Medical Center in New York City.
Dr. Chang is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons, the Surgical Society of Oncology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Chang, please call 732-923-6467 (Long Branch office) or 732-557-2153 (Toms River office). Barnabas Health Medical Group accepts most major insurances.
About the Barnabas Health Medical Group
Barnabas Health Medical Group is a multi-specialty group practice comprised of highly trained and experienced world class primary and specialty care physicians. Barnabas Health Medical Group physicians provide compassionate and innovative cutting edge care for people at every stage of life at easily accessible facilities conveniently located throughout New Jersey. Backed by the vast continuum of resources of Barnabas Health the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation, our dedicated physicians and expertly trained supporting staff continuously strive for clinical excellence. For more information, visit www.BarnabasHealthMedicalGroup.org.
About Barnabas Health
Barnabas Health is the largest not-for-profit integrated health care delivery system in New Jersey and one of the largest in the nation, with more than two million patient visits and delivery of more than 17,600 babies annually. The system includes six acute care hospitals, two children’s hospitals, a freestanding behavioral health center, ambulatory care centers, geriatric centers, the state’s largest behavioral health network, comprehensive home care and hospice programs, pharmacy services, a medical group and three accountable care organizations. As the second-largest private employer in New Jersey, Barnabas Health includes 18,200 employees and 4,600 physicians – or one-fifth of the actively practicing physicians in New Jersey. Barnabas Health is a proud founding partner of the 2014 Special Olympics, which will take place in New Jersey June 14 to 21. For more information, visit www.BarnabasHealth.org.