Jolie Chang, MD

Associate Professor
+1 415 353-2757
+1 415 353-2603
2233 Post Street, Rm 343
UCSF Box 0342
San Francisco, CA 94115
United States
About Me 

Jolie L. Chang, MD, is an Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery and Chief of the Division of Sleep Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Chang received her bachelor's and master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge. She then completed her medical degree and residency training at the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Chang has performed research in surgical techniques and outcomes for sialendoscopy and sialolithiasis (salivary stone) therapies including the development of a novel clinical measure for obstructive salivary gland symptoms. She has studied hearing loss and its effect on brain plasticity, auditory function in Parkinson’s disease, and hearing loss in bone diseases. Dr. Chang has completed a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Training Fellowship and has won several national and international awards for her research. She has successfully competed for funding from the American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, the Triological Society, and the UCSF Academic Senate. She mentors students and trainees in research and is the Director of Resident Research for the Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery.

Dr. Chang specializes in sleep apnea surgery and minimally invasive approaches for salivary gland surgery including sialendoscopy. Dr. Chang provides comprehensive evaluations for sleep apnea patients considering surgery and specializes in sleep endoscopy, soft palate surgery, tongue base surgery, snoring surgery, and hypoglossal nerve stimulation implant surgery. She also has clinical expertise in hearing and middle ear disorders and ultrasonography for head and neck disorders.

Snoring and Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Salivary Gland Surgery and Sialendoscopy, General Otolaryngology.

Sleep Apnea Surgery, Minimally invasive approaches for salivary gland surgery, including sialendoscopy Ultrasonography for head and neck disorders

Professional Interests:
Head and neck surgery, shared decision making, sleep apnea therapy and outcomes, hearing rehabilitation, salivary disorders, minimally invasive salivary gland surgery, sialendoscopy.

Education and Training:
• Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
• Internship: University of California, San Francisco – General Surgery
• Residency: University of California, San Francisco – Otolaryngology
Head and Neck Surgery