Karen Chang, MD, FACS

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I believe patient care should be tailored to each patient and provided with compassion and support. It is important to me to establish a partnership with my patients and to listen to what is important to them, so together we can decide on the best treatment.

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Main Line HealthCare Delaware County Surgical Associates
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Main Line HealthCare Delaware County Surgical Associates

1098 West Baltimore Pike
Riddle Hospital, Health Center 3, Suite 3401
Media, PA 19063

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Main Line HealthCare Delaware County Surgical Associates

1020 Baltimore Pike
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Glen Mills, PA 19342

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Karen Chang, MD, FACS

I am a general surgeon with advanced training in minimally invasive and robotic surgery. I specialize in surgical repair of all types of hernias as well as operations to rebuild the abdominal wall. These operations can be quite complex but are important for people who suffer from recurrent hernias.In addition to hernia repair and abdominal surgeries, I also treat disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract and colon.As a surgeon, I want to make sure that my patients benefit from the most advanced and least invasive surgical options that are appropriate for them. This was my major motivation in developing expertise in minimally invasive and robotic approaches to common surgical procedures, such as hernia repair and abdominal reconstruction. These advancements can offer patients surgical treatment with less pain and scarring, fewer complications, and faster return to normal daily activities.I am pleased to offer patients advanced expertise in minimally invasive surgical treatment of: Umbilical, Ventral, Epigastric and Spigelian Hernias Inguinal (groin) and Femoral Hernias Diaphragmatic and Hiatal hernias Recurrent Hernias Gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD) Diverticulitis Gallstones, Biliary Colic, Cholecystitis Appendicitis Bowel obstruction Colon cancer

Primary Affiliation:
Riddle Hospital
Years Experience:

Education and Training


  • Medical School
    State University of New York-Buffalo - 2008
  • Residency
    General Surgery, Stony Brook Medical Center - Stony Brook, NY - 2013
  • Fellowship
    Good Samaritan Medical Center - Brockton, MA - 2020
  • Fellowship
    Bariatric Surgery, NYU Lutheran Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY - 2015

Awards and Memberships

  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

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4.8 out of 5 with 65 ratings and 16 comments
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