Brent A. Chang, M.D.

  1. Otolaryngologist

Brent Chang, M.D., FACS, FRCSC, is a Head & Neck Surgeon in the Department of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery at Mayo Clinic Arizona. His clinical focus is centered around the management of benign and malignant tumors of the head & neck, reconstructive surgery (including microvascular reconstruction, pedicled flap reconstruction, and facial nerve reanimation), minimally-invasive transoral surgery, and endocrine surgery.

Dr. Chang has a strong interest in education and research. His research is focused on surgical outcomes and surgical innovation. He is heavily involved in the training of residents, fellows, and medical students.

  1. Head and neck cancer
  2. Laryngeal cancer
  3. Mouth cancer
  4. Mouth tumor
  5. Oropharyngeal cancer
  6. Parotid cancer
  7. Parotid gland tumor
  8. Salivary gland cancer
  9. Salivary gland tumor
  10. Skin cancer
  11. Throat cancer
  12. Thyroid cancer
  13. Thyroid nodule
  14. Tongue base cancer
  15. Tongue cancer
  16. Tonsil cancer
  1. Facial reconstruction
  2. Microvascular reconstruction
  3. Neck surgery
  4. Oral surgery
  5. Parathyroidectomy
  6. Parotid gland surgery
  7. Reconstructive surgery
  8. Thyroid surgery
  9. Transoral laser microsurgery
  10. Transoral robotic surgery
  • Management of head and neck cancers
  • Benign and malignant head and neck tumors
  • Microvascular reconstructive surgery
  • Endocrine surgery (thyroid and parathyroid)
  • Salivary gland surgery
  • Transoral robotic surgery and transoral laser microsurgery
  • Facial nerve reanimation
  • Advanced skin cancer of the head and neck
  1. 2018
    FellowAdvanced Head & Neck, Microvascular, Reconstructive & Rehabilitative Surgery Fellowship, Otolaryngology, Programs in Arizona, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 2017
    Residency - Otolaryngology – Head & Neck SurgeryUniversity of British Columbia
  3. 2012
    MDUniversity of British Columbia

Certifications

  1. 2017
    Otolaryngology � Head & Neck SurgeryRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

Awards and honors

  1. 2021
    Presidential CitationAmerican Head & Neck Society
  2. 2020
    Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  3. 2019
    Top downloaded paper: What is the oncologic safety of using the submental flap to reconstruct oral cavity cancer defects? (PMID: 31424567)Laryngoscope Journal
  4. 2019
    Top downloaded paper: Is primary radiotherapy an acceptable treatment modality for verrucous carcinoma of the larynx? (PMID: 30950508)Laryngoscope Journal
  5. 2017
    Otolaryngology Lavell H. Leeson Award for Academic ExcellenceUniversity of British Columbia
  6. 2017
    Otolaryngology Resident Golden Grommet AwardUniversity of British Columbia
  7. 2017
    3rd place, poster competition, 138th Annual MeetingAmerican Laryngological Association
  8. 2016
    Otolaryngology Resident Golden Grommet AwardUniversity of British Columbia
  9. 2012
    H. Rocke Robertson Prize in SurgeryUniversity of British Columbia

Professional memberships

  1. 2022
    Grant ReviewerHead & Neck Surgery Subcommittee, Centralized Otolaryngology Research Efforts
  2. 2021 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Reconstructive Head and Neck Surgery Section, American Head and Neck Society
  3. 2020 - 2021
    ChairOtolaryngology Resident Research Committee, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
  4. 2019 - present
    MemberAmerican Head and Neck Society
  5. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Publications

Research activities

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