Dr. Chang received his MD degree from Chug-Ang University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Huron Hospital at Cleveland Clinic Hospital and a Palliative Medicine Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in the Division of Solid Tumor, Taussig Cancer Institute. Since 2011, Dr. Chang has been a Cleveland Clinic Staff Physician and Senior Medical Director of Hospice of Cleveland Clinic Palliative Medicine at Home service.
Dr. Chang’s clinical and research interests are in rapid opioid titration in acute pain crisis and optimal monitoring of chronic opioid management in cancer pain.
Education & Training
Hospice & Palliative Medicine
Taussig Cancer Institute, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Huron Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Hospital - Internal Medicine
Rajasekhara S, Portman DG, Chang YD, Haas MF, Randich AL, Bromberg HS, Rashid S, Donovan KA. Rate of cannabis use in older adults with cancer. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Nov. Pubmedid: 33177114.
Bromberg H, Chang Y, Craig D. Pruritic Manifestation of Peripheral T Cell Lymphoma Effectively Managed with Mirtazapine: A Case Report. J Pain Palliat Care Pharmacother. 2020 Mar.34(3):153-154. Pubmedid: 32118497.
Donovan KA, Oberoi-Jassal R, Chang YD, Rajasekhara S, Haas MF, Randich AL, Portman DG. Cannabis Use in Young Adult Cancer Patients. J Adolesc Young Adult Oncol. 2020 Feb.9(1):30-35. Pubmedid: 31436482.
Chang YD, Jung JW, Oberoi-Jassal R, Kim J, Rajasekhara S, Haas M, Smith J, Desai V, Donovan KA, Portman D. Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale and Clinical Characteristics Associated With Cannabinoid Use in Oncology Supportive Care Outpatients. J Natl Compr Canc Ne. 2019 Sep.17(9):1059-1064. Pubmedid: 31487688. Pmcid: PMC7771367.
Donovan KA, Chang YD, Oberoi-Jassal R, Rajasekhara S, Smith J, Haas M, Portman DG. Relationship of Cannabis Use to Patient-Reported Symptoms in Cancer Patients Seeking Supportive/Palliative Care. J Palliat Med. 2019 Oct.22(10):1191-1195. Pubmedid: 30794025.
Bulls HW, Hoogland AI, Craig D, Paice J, Chang YD, Oberoi-Jassal R, Rajasekhara S, Haas M, Bobonis M, Gonzalez BD, Portman D, Jim HSL. Cancer and Opioids: Patient Experiences With Stigma (COPES)-A Pilot Study. J Pain Symptom Manag. 2019 Apr.57(4):816-819. Pubmedid: 30703463. Pmcid: PMC6433506.
Mosley SA, Hicks JK, Portman DG, Donovan KA, Gopalan P, Schmit J, Starr J, Silver N, Gong Y, Langaee T, Clare-Salzler M, Starostik P, Chang YD, Rajasekhara S, Smith JE, Soares HP, George TJ, McLeod HL, Cavallari LH. Design and rational for the precision medicine guided treatment for cancer pain pragmatic clinical trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 May.68:7-13. Pubmedid: 29535047. Pmcid: PMC5899651.
Kim R, Coppola D, Wang E, Chang YD, Kim Y, Anaya D, Kim DW. Prognostic value of CD8CD45RO tumor infiltrating lymphocytes in patients with extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. Oncotarget. 2018 May.9(34):23366-23372. Pubmedid: 29805739. Pmcid: PMC5955104.
Oberoi-Jassal R, Portman D, Smith J, Rajasekhara S, Desai VV, Donovan KA, Chang YD. Burning Mouth Pain: A Case Report. J Oncol Pract. 2018 Jul.14(7):447-448. Pubmedid: 29589986.
Chang YD, Smith J, Portman D, Kim R, Oberoi-Jassal R, Rajasekhara S, Davis M. Single Institute Experience With Methylphenidate and American Ginseng in Cancer-Related Fatigue. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2018 Jan.35(1):144-150. Pubmedid: 28299946.
Kim DW, Byer J, Kothari N, Mahipal A, Chang YD, Kim RD. EGFR Inhibitors in Patients with Advanced Squamous Cell Anal Carcinomas: A Single-Institution Experience. Oncology-Basel. 2017 Apr.92(4):190-196. Pubmedid: 28152526.
Chang YD, Davis MP, Smith J, Gutgsell T. Pseudobulbar Affect or Depression in Dementia?. J Pain Symptom Manag. 2016 05.51(5):954-958. Pubmedid: 26899823.
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