Dr. Caroline Chang graduated from Princeton University with a BA in Art and Archaeology. She spent two years conducting melanoma research at New York University and establishing a comprehensive melanoma patient database, which has been utilized in studies that defined the risk factors for and behavior of melanoma. She then earned her MD from New York University.
Dr. Chang completed her internship in internal medicine at St. Luke’s Roosevelt Medical Center in New York City. She then moved to Rhode Island to pursue her Dermatology Residency at Tufts Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident. During her residency, she received specialty training in dermoscopy, which is a non-invasive technique that allows for better visualization of the skin’s surface.
She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, the Medical Dermatology Society and the International Dermoscopy Society. She is the author of a dermatology and skincare blog called The Dermafiles.
Dr. Chang practices general and cosmetic dermatology. She has a special interest in moles and melanoma and use of dermoscopy in monitoring atypical moles.