Stewart M. Chang, D.P.M., is Board Certified  in Foot Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery.  Dr. Chang is a graduate from United States Naval Academy, Annapolis MD with a BS in Oceanography. Following completion of his undergraduate studies proudly served his country as a commissioned naval surface warfare officer for eight years. Dr. Chang left military service in 1998 to pursue his medical career. He went on to receive his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (DPM) from the Temple University of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia PA.

Dr. Chang currently practices in Charlottesville and Fishersville, Virginia and is on the active staff of Augusta Medical Center, Martha Jefferson Hospital, and Monticello Community Surgical Center. Upon graduation from the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine. He completed a three-year residency in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at University of Maryland Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical Systems (UMMS). Dr Chang’s residency was a three-year comprehensive medical and surgical foot and ankle training experience. There he was exposed to all aspects of foot and ankle medical and surgical management. In his final year at Maryland, he was a dedicated resident/fellow under direction of a foot and ankle orthopedic specialty surgeon. In that role, he performed advanced level foot and ankle reconstruction, trauma surgery, and diabetic limb salvage. He served as chief resident in his final year of residency.

Dr. Chang is still actively involved within the medical communities of the Charlottesville and Waynesboro/Fishersville Virginia. He actively attends and lectures in continuing hospital education programs. He lectures to and mentors both college and high school students on opportunities in podiatric medicine. He volunteers with local area free health clinics.  Dr Chang, his wife Karen, and their two children live in Charlottesville Virginia. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family and continues to pursue hobbies of biking, woodworking, reading and tinkering on his cars on weekends.


•Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic – Group Practice

Blue Ridge Foot and Ankle Clinic, PLC – Private Practice
• July 2005 – Present

Graduate Education
Temple University of School of Podiatric Medicine, Doctorate, Meritorious Graduate


University of Maryland/Mercy Medical Center Podiatric Surgical Residency, 36 months, 2002-2005, Comprehensive training in all aspects of foot and ankle surgery, inclusive of reconstructive procedures, arthroscopy, traumatology, and diabetic limb salvage.  Chief Resident, Podiatric Residency Program, 2004-2005

Academic Institutional Sponsor: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Affiliated Institutions: University of Maryland Medical Center, Kernan Hospital, Mercy Medical Center,North Arundel Hospital


United States Naval Academy, Annapolis MD  B.S. Oceanography

Honors and Awards

TUSPM J David Derr Scholarship Award Recipient
TUSPM Academic Scholarship Recipient

State Licensure/Certifications

• Commonwealth of Virginia, Active Licensure in the Practice of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, 2005- Present
•  Board Certified in Foot Surgery, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
• Active DEA, Commonwealth of Virginia
• American Heart Association, BCLS Certified

Professional Associations

• American Podiatric Medical Association
• American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management

* Virginia Podiatric Medical Association

Staff Privileges

Augusta Health, Fishersville VA
Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville VA
Monticello Community Surgery Center, Charlottesville, VA




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