LOS ANGELES, CA, September 01, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Dr. Marisa C. Chang
has been named a Southern California Rising Star
by Super Doctor
s for the second year in a row and recognized by Vitals.com
for the fourth straight year with the Patients Choice Award
and Compassionate Doctor Recognition
. Dr. Chang is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, is on the American Headache Society's section of Interventional Pain Management, is a trained NeuroStar Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Provider
and specializes in Neurology at Neurological Associates of West Los Angeles. She is also on staff at UCLA's Comprehensive Headache Program. Rising Stars are identified as the top physicians in their field by their peers, who have been practicing less than 10 years and represent no more than 2.5% of neurologists in practice. Through Vitals.com patient's vote for and rate their physicians overall kindness, bedside manner and the difference the physician has made in their lives. "Being recognized for your accomplishments by your esteemed peers and colleagues and the difference you've made in your patients lives is a true honor," says Dr. Chang.
"I'm very proud of everything Dr. Chang has accomplished in such a short time," says Dr. Sheldon Jordan, neurologist at Neurological Associates of West Los Angeles. "I am delighted that our colleagues and Super Doctors have again recognized her as a Rising Star in Neurology. But, more importantly, I am impressed that her patients continue to recognize her for both expertise and her kindness. She epitomizes what I think a great doctor should be and I am thrilled to work with her."
Dr. Chang's achievements include being the first neurologist to ever complete an Orofacial Pain Fellowship with the prestigious UCLA Orofacial Pain Program through the UCLA School of Dentistry. She has lectured extensively on the pathophysiology and treatment of all forms of interventional pain procedures, complicated headache patients, and orofacial pain. Although she has earned a number of accolades throughout her career, Dr. Chang views the relationships she has with her patients as her greatest accomplishment. She believes highly personalized patient-centered care is an essential component when providing patients with the care they deserve.
Dr. Chang is in private practice at Neurological Associates of West Los Angeles in Santa Monica, CA, with Dr. Sheldon Jordan, Dr. Edward O'Connor, Dr. Russell Shimizu and Dr. Daniel Franc, many of whom are recognized by Super Doctors as top neurologists in Los Angeles. At Neurological Associates of West Los Angeles, she specializes in a comprehensive range of neurological issues and procedures including: Depression, Headaches and Migraines, Facial Pain, TMJ, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS), Cervical Dystonia, Chronic Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) and neck and back pain. Dr. Chang believes in combining the best of evidence-based and state-of-the-art medicine with compassion to serve each individual patient, utilizing many non-surgical therapies to control pain, increase healing and treat depression. For more information on Dr. Chang, or to make an appointment, visit her biography page at NeurologyWestLA.com
or call 310-829-5968
.About Neurological Associates of West Los Angeles
Since 1981 nationally recognized neurologists at Neurological Associates of West Los Angeles have been dedicated to providing patient-focused world class comprehensive care and treatment for neurological and psychiatric disorders. They provide state-of-the-art treatment for Depression, Alzheimer's, Memory-Loss, Chronic Pain, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS), Facial Pain, Piriformis Syndrome (sciatic nerve compression), Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Back Pain and many other conditions. For more information visit: NeurologyWestLA.com
or call 310-829-5968