C.Y. Joseph Chang, MD, FACS

Dr. Joseph Chang is the director of the Texas Ear Center, a division of Texas ENT Specialists.   He’s a Neurotologist, a highly specialized surgeon who performs advanced ear surgeries & surgeries for the tumors of the skull base.

Dr. Chang was born in Kobe, Japan but grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. His education has taken him across the country. He attended Stanford University in California where he received a bachelor of science in electrical engineering computers. He then attended Harvard Medical School in Boston. He returned to California to complete his internship and residency at the University of California San Francisco.   He went on to do a Fellowship in Neurotology & Skull Base Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.   Dr. Chang is a Diplomate of both the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Chang moved to Houston when he accepted a faculty teaching position with the University of Texas Health Science Center.   He taught there for 11 years, serving as chairman of the Department of Otolayrngology Head & Neck Surgery from 2004 to 2006.

Dr. Chang’s greatest satisfaction comes from watching his patient’s quality of life improve after treatments such as hearing restoration surgery.

He is a board member for the Center for Hearing & Speech, a specialized school in Houston for children with hearing impairment. In his spare time, Dr. Chang enjoys playing golf and admits he’s a long way away from being the next Tiger Woods.

Dr. Chang

Sees patients at the following office locations:


Medical Center
7900 Fannin Suite 1800
Houston, TX 77054