This physician is an affiliate of the UCLA Medical Group but is not employed by UCLA.

Education

Fellowship
Headache/Pain, UCLA School of Medicine, 2009
Residency
Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2008
Internship
Internal Medicine, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, 2005
Degree
MD, UC Irvine College of Medicine, 2004

Medical Board Certifications

Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008

Gender

Female

State License

A93323
  • About Me

    About Me

    Dr. Marisa Chang graduated summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa with a full academic Trustees Scholarship from the University of Southern California. She continued her education as a Regents Scholar at the University of California, Irvine College of Medicine and graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha medical honors. She completed her Neurology residency at UCLA, where she was elected Chief Resident. Dr. Chang went on to pursue a fellowship in Headache, Interventional Pain, and Orofacial Pain at UCLA. She is the first neurologist to ever complete an Orofacial Pain Fellowship with the prestigious UCLA Orofacial Pain Program through the UCLA School of Dentistry.

    Dr. Chang is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA Department of Neurology and UCLA School of Dentistry. She has received numerous teaching awards and was voted by the UCLA medical students as the best resident teacher in the Department of Neurology. She has lectured extensively on the pathophysiology and treatment of all forms of headache and pain. Dr. Chang is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is on the American Headache Society’s section of Interventional Pain Management.

    Despite her numerous academic accolades, Dr. Chang views her greatest accomplishment as the relationship she has with her patients. She draws upon her unique training to provide innovative and personalized care. Dr. Chang truly listens to her patients with a compassionate heart and combines the best of evidence based and state of the art medicine to serve each individual patient.

    Dr. Chang is in private practice at Neurological Associates of West Los Angeles.

  • Locations

    Neurological Associates of West Los Angeles

    (primary location)
    Address
    2811 Wilshire Blvd
    Suite 790
    Santa Monica, California 90403
    Phone
    310-829-5968
  • Education

    Medical Board Certifications

    Neurology
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008

    Education

    Fellowship
    Headache/Pain, UCLA School of Medicine, 2009
    Residency
    Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, 2008
    Internship
    Internal Medicine, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, 2005
    Degree
    MD, UC Irvine College of Medicine, 2004