University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Medicine


Bio for Shirley Chang, M.D.

Shirley Chang, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Nephrology Medicine
Department of Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
Nephrology Unit, Rehab 2, UHC, Mailstop 443RE2, 1 South Prospect St., Burlington, VT 05454, USA


1988 B.S. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
1994 M.D. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Postdoctoral Training:
1994-1998 Resident, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
1999-2004 Nephrology fellow, Division of Nephrology, and Division of Pediatric Nephrology, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

2010-2011 Transplant Nephrology fellow, Division of Nephrology, State University of New York, Buffalo

Academic Interests

Kidney/Pancreas Transplantation
Diabetic Nephropathy
Pediatric Nephrology


Transplant Nephrology


Chang SS. Albuminuria and Diabetic Nephropathy. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2008, Aug; 5 Suppl 4:974-9.

Sharma J, Mongia A, Schoenaman M, Chang S, D’Angelo A, Rao M. Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermatopathy, Cardiac Calcification and Pulmonary Hypertension in An Adolescent on Chronic Hemodialysis. Indian J Nephrol.2008 Apr:18(2):70-3.

Chang S, Caramori ML, Moriya R, Mauer M. Having One Kidney Does Not Accelerate the Rate of Development of  Diabetic Nephropathy in Type 1 Diabetic Patients. Diabetes 2008 Jun;57(6):1707-11.

Chang S, Noghrey B, Schoeneman M. Pediatric Rounds: Severe Hypertension in an Adolescent Girl. Hosp Physician. 2005, Sept; (41)9: 27-32.

Certification/Board Eligibility

2006 American Board of Internal Medicine
2008 American Board of Nephrology