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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Eric Y Chang, MD

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
Chinese - Mandarin, Chinese - Cantonese, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Providence
  • St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Spine and Sports Specialties Medical Group
1120 West La Veta Avenue
Suite 300
Orange, CA 92868
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Spine and Sports Specialties Medical Group
1120 West La Veta Avenue
Suite 300
Orange, CA 92868
Get Directions
(714) 598-1745
(714) 941-9539
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
      (Board Certified)
    Secondary Specialties
    • Pain Medicine
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Albert Einstein School of Medicine - 2006
    • Internship
      St. Barnabas Medical Center - 2007
    • Residency
      UCLA Children's Hospital - 2010
    • Fellowship
      UCI School of Medicine - 2011
    • College
      Yale University - 1999
  • Biography


    Eric Y. Chang, MD, of Restore Orthopedics and Spine Center in Orange, California, is an interventional physiatrist specializing in rehabilitation, regenerative medicine, sports medicine, and wellness, who offers a variety of treatments for neuropathic and musculoskeletal pain conditions. He has particular expertise in treating patients with compression fractures, sciatica, neuropathy, spasticity, myofascial pain, and scoliosis, as well as nonoperative neck and low back pain.

    Dr. Chang received his bachelor’s degree at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, then attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Chang headed to the west coast, completing his residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of California, Los Angeles in conjunction with the Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System. Due to his interest in patients with spinal disorder-related pain, he also completed an anesthesia-based ACGME pain medicine fellowship at the University of California, Irvine.
    During his medical training, Dr. Chang received a K12 mentored career development award through the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the National Institutes of Health to study behavioral hypersensitivities of lower back pain.

    Dr. Chang performs a wide array of interventional procedures in the neck and low back, as well as advanced procedures, such as spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal drug delivery pumps, and electromyography. He also uses newer regenerative therapies, such as platelet-rich plasma and stem cell therapy, to treat osteoarthritis and chronic injuries.
    American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Diplomate Board American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Pain Medicine Subspecialty Board The Medical Board of California, Physician and Surgeon License Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners Controlled Substance X-Ray Supervisor and Operator Certification BLS ACLS