Photograph of Dr. Steve Chang, MD, a neurosurgeon based in Phoenix, Arizona who specializes in the treatment of brain tumors, spinal cord tumors, and robotic surgery.

Dr. Steve Chang


BS with honors and distinction, Duke University, Biology

MD, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Residencies and Fellowships

Integrated Surgical Residency, Banner Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix

Residency, Barrow Neurological Institute

Fellowship, Barrow Neurological Institute, Complex Spinal Neurosurgery

Fellowship, Barrow Neurological Institute, Cerebrovascular Surgery

Fellowship, Barrow Neurological Institute, Skull Base Surgery

Board Certifications

American Board of Neurological Surgeons


  • Brain Tumor Treatment
  • Spinal Cord Tumor Treatment
  • Cervical & Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Cranio-Cervical Junction Surgery
  • Complex & Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)
  • Artificial Disc Surgery
  • Cyberknife Treatment
  • Robotic Surgery

Dr. Chang's Philosophy

"When patients come to us it’s in their time of need and we’re in a position to deliver help. It’s important to get them back to their life."


AOA Medical Honor Society

Board of Directors, Arizona Technology Council

“Most Compassionate Doctor”,

Graduate with Honors and Distinction, Duke University

Merit Grant for Continued Medical Education, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, National Institutes of Health Research Scholars Program

What You'll Need to Schedule an Appointment

  • Imaging CD (within 6 months)
  • Imaging Report
  • Pertinent Medical Records
  • Patient Contact Information
  • Insurance Card (s)
  • Referral (if required)

Telephone: (602) 406-3112
Fax: (602) 406-4187


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