Dr. Chang to Start at CCHS in November

July 15, 2019

Dr. Chang to Start at CCHS in November

ATLANTIC- Cass County Health System (CCHS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Emily Chang, OB/GYN, will join the medical team at CCHS on Monday, November 11, 2019.

“In just a limited time at Atlantic and the hospital, I can tell that there is a strong sense of community, and people are proud to work there,” said Dr. Chang. “I like to be in a work environment that values open communication, teamwork, and empathy.”

CCHS CEO Brett Altman said, “We believe that Dr. Chang is an excellent fit for our community’s needs. She will provide the full spectrum of obstetric and gynecological care including gynecological surgeries. We are impressed by both her extensive knowledge and compassion for patients, and we are thrilled to bring her onboard full-time to provide women’s health care in our community.”

Dr. Chang has worked in both Illinois and Iowa and brings more than a decade of experience to CCHS, most recently having practiced the past six years at Obstetrical & Gynecological Associates next to Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. Dr. Chang is certified through the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetrics and Gynecology, as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Dr. Chang received her BA degree from Illinois Wesleyan University in Mathematics and Natural Sciences and a Bachelor of Medical Sciences from Midwestern University in Illinois. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2003.  She completed her residency at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center in Chicago.

Dr. Chang will work closely with Dr. James Brown in transitioning his practice before his retirement in May 2020. She will care for patients at Atlantic Medical Center and Cass County Memorial Hospital.