Chuen-Chau Chang, MD

Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

• General anesthesia
• Obstetric / Gynecologic / Pediatric anesthesia
• Ambulatory anesthesia
• Chest / Cardiovascular anesthesia

• English
• Chinese



  • Graduate Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University (PhD) (2006)
  • Visiting Anesthesiologists, Taipei Medical University Hospital (2005~)
  • Visiting Anesthesiologists, China Medical University Hospital (1997-2005)
  • Board Certification: Taiwan Society of Anesthesiologists (1994)
  • Residency / Fellowship: Department of Anesthesiology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital (1990-1995)
  • Medical Education: Taipei Medical University (1990)



  • Associated Professor, Anesthesiology (2012)
  • Editorial Board, Acta Anaesthesiologica Taiwanica (2014~)



  • Postoperative Adverse Outcomes in Patients With Asthma: A Nationwide Population-based Cohort Study. Lin CS, Chang CC, Yeh CC, Chung CL, Chen TL, Liao CC. Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Jan;95(3):e2548. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000002548. PubMed PMID: 26817903; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4998277.
  • Risk and mortality of gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with thrombocytopenia: Two nationwide retrospective cohort studies. Lo PH, Huang YF, Chang CC, Yeh CC, Chang CY, Cherng YG, Chen TL, Liao CC. Eur J Intern Med. 2016 Jan;27:86-90. doi: 10.1016/j.ejim.2015.10.007. PubMed PMID: 26604107.
  • Outcomes after stroke in patients receiving adjuvant therapy with traditional Chinese medicine: A nationwide matched interventional cohort study. Chang CC, Chen TL, Chiu HE, Hu CJ, Yeh CC, Tsai CC, Lane HL, Sun MF, Sung FC, Liao CC, Lin JG, Shih CC. J Ethnopharmacol. 2016 Jan 11;177:46-52. doi:10.1016/j.jep.2015.11.028. PubMed PMID: 26593214.
  • Adjunctive traditional Chinese medicine therapy improves survival in patients with advanced breast cancer: a population-based study. Lee YW, Chen TL, Shih YR, Tsai CL, Chang CC, Liang HH, Tseng SH, Chien SC, Wang CC. Cancer. 2014 May 1;120(9):1338-44. doi: 10.1002/cncr.28579. PubMed PMID: 24496917.
  • Surgical adverse outcomes in patients with schizophrenia: a population-based study. Liao CC, Shen WW, Chang CC, Chang H, Chen TL. Ann Surg. 2013 Mar;257(3):433-8. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e31827b9b25. PubMed PMID: 23241870.
  • How comorbidities and preoperative expenditures correlate with postoperative adverse outcomes. Wu CH, Cheng RM, Tsai HC, Chang CC, Chang H, Liao CC, Chen TL. Am J Manag Care. 2012 Nov 1;18(11):e405-15. PubMed PMID: 23198750.
  • Nickel-regulated heart rate variability: the roles of oxidative stress and inflammation. Chuang HC, Hsueh TW, Chang CC, Hwang JS, Chuang KJ, Yan YH, Cheng TJ. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2013 Jan 15;266(2):298-306. doi: 10.1016/j.taap.2012.11.006. PubMed PMID: 23164665.
  • Postoperative adverse outcomes in surgical patients with dementia: a retrospective cohort study. Hu CJ, Liao CC, Chang CC, Wu CH, Chen TL. World J Surg. 2012 Sep;36(9):2051-8. doi: 10.1007/s00268-012-1609-x. PubMed PMID: 22535212.
  • Postoperative adverse outcomes in surgical patients with epilepsy: a population-based study. Chang CC, Hu CJ, Lam F, Chang H, Liao CC, Chen TL. Epilepsia. 2012 Jun;53(6):987-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1528-1167.2012.03448.x. PubMed PMID: 22510047.
  • Postoperative adverse outcomes in intellectually disabled surgical patients: a nationwide population-based study. Lin JA, Liao CC, Chang CC, Chang H, Chen TL. PLoS One. 2011;6(10):e26977. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026977. PubMed PMID: 22046425; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3203162.
  • Anesthetic management as a risk factor for postpartum hemorrhage after cesarean deliveries. Chang CC, Wang IT, Chen YH, Lin HC. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Nov;205(5):462.e1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2011.06.068. PubMed PMID: 21939956.
  • Biphasic effect of curcumin on morphine tolerance: a preliminary evidence from cytokine/chemokine protein array analysis. Lin JA, Chen JH, Lee YW, Lin CS, Hsieh MH, Chang CC, Wong CS, Chen JJ, Yeh GC, Lin FY, Chen TL. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2011;2011:452153. doi: 10.1093/ecam/neq018. PubMed PMID: 21826185; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3150782.
  • Application of an artificial neural network to predict postinduction hypotension during general anesthesia. Lin CS, Chang CC, Chiu JS, Lee YW, Lin JA, Mok MS, Chiu HW, Li YC. Med Decis Making. 2011 Mar-Apr;31(2):308-14. doi: 10.1177/0272989X10379648. PubMed PMID: 20876347.
  • Anesthetic management and surgical site infections in total hip or knee replacement: a population-based study. Chang CC, Lin HC, Lin HW, Lin HC. Anesthesiology. 2010 Aug;113(2):279-84. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0b013e3181e2c1c3. PubMed PMID: 20657202.
  • Ginkgo biloba extract suppresses endotoxin-mediated monocyte activation by inhibiting nitric oxide- and tristetraprolin-mediated toll-like receptor 4 expression. Lee YW, Lin JA, Chang CC, Chen YH, Liu PL, Lee AW, Tsai JC, Li CY, Tsai CS, Chen TL, Lin FY. J Nutr Biochem. 2011 Apr;22(4):351-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jnutbio.2010.03.002. PubMed PMID: 20655717.
  • Acute pulmonary edema from unrecognized high irrigation pressure in hysteroscopy: a report of two cases. Hsieh MH, Chen TL, Lin YH, Chang CC, Lin CS, Lee YW. J Clin Anesth. 2008 Dec;20(8):614-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2008.05.026. PubMed PMID: 19100936.
  • Effects of concentrated ambient particles on heart rate, blood pressure, and cardiac contractility in spontaneously hypertensive rats during a dust storm event. Chang CC, Hwang JS, Chan CC, Wang PY, Cheng TJ. Inhal Toxicol. 2007 Sep;19(11):973-8. PubMed PMID: 17849281.
  • Interaction effects of ultrafine carbon black with iron and nickel on heart rate variability in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Chang CC, Hwang JS, Chan CC, Cheng TJ. Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Jul;115(7):1012-7. PubMed PMID: 17637915; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1913579.
  • Latrogenic aortic dissection during mitral valve replacement surgery--a case report. Yen CM, Hung CJ, Chen KB, Chang CC, Wu RS. Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan. 2005 Dec;43(4):253-6. PubMed PMID: 16450602.
  • Effects of concentrated ambient particles on heart rate variability in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Chang CC, Hwang JS, Chan CC, Wang PY, Hu TH, Cheng TJ. J Occup Health. 2005 Nov;47(6):471-80. PubMed PMID: 16369109.
  • Effects of concentrated ambient particles on heart rate, blood pressure, and cardiac contractility in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Chang CC, Hwang JS, Chan CC, Wang PY, Hu TH, Cheng TJ. Inhal Toxicol. 2004 Jun;16(6-7):421-9. PubMed PMID: 15204757.
  • Effects on sister chromatid exchange frequency of polymorphisms in DNA repair gene XRCC1 in smokers. Lei YC, Hwang SJ, Chang CC, Kuo HW, Luo JC, Chang MJ, Cheng TJ. Mutat Res. 2002 Aug 26;519(1-2):93-101. PubMed PMID: 12160895.