Renée Chang, MD

Areas of Focus: 
General Medical & Surgical Dermatology
Skin Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment
Mole Assessment & Management
Rashes (including Eczema & Psoriasis)
Acne & Rosacea

About Me

Practicing medicine is a real privilege to me. I see my role as being a partner in care–to provide education and guidance for the best possible outcome for each individual.

- Renée Chang, MD

Dr. Chang joined The Oregon Clinic Portland Dermatology in 2010.  She is originally from Kalispell, Montana and received her undergraduate degree from Wellesley College in Boston.  She earned her medical degree from Oregon Health and Science University, where she completed her residency training in dermatology in 2007.  She is board certified by the American Board of Dermatology, and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and Oregon Dermatology Society.

Dr. Chang believes dermatology is unique in that it encompasses all ages, as well as medical, surgical, and pathology skills, and that this variability makes it extremely rewarding. She considers taking care of people a privilege, and volunteers her time with Project Access NOW. Dr. Chang also provided charitable care at The Wallace Medical Concern. 

Other Interests: 

When she’s not in the office, you’ll find her doing something active outdoors with her husband and two young boys. She is an avid soccer player and loves to watch her sons play, as well as the Timbers. She also enjoys reading and gardening and is treasurer of the Oregon Scholastic Chess Federation.

My Work

Office Locations: 
Hospitals Served: 
Legacy Emanuel Medical Center
Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center
Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
Areas of Focus: 
General Medical & Surgical Dermatology
Skin Cancer Diagnosis & Treatment
Mole Assessment & Management
Rashes (including Eczema & Psoriasis)
Acne & Rosacea

Education & Honors

Board Certification: 
Education & Training: 
  • Residency, Co-Chief Resident, Dermatology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, OR, 2007
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Providence Portland Medical Center, Portland, OR, 2004
  • MD, Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine, Portland, OR, 2003
  • BA, Psychobiology, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, 1995
  • Portland IPA Teledermatology Grant
  • Lillis JV, Dawson ES, Chang R, White Jr CR. Disseminated dermal Trichophyton rubrum infection-an expression of dermatophyte dimorphism? Journal of Cutaneous Pathology 2010; 37:1168-9.
  • Saedi T, Cetas J, Chang R, Krol A, Selden N. Newborn with sebaceous nevus of Jadassohn presenting as exophytic scalp lesion. Pediatric Neurosurgery 2008; 44: 144-7.
  • Chang RM, Hare AQ, Rich P. Treating cosmetically induced nail problems. Dermatologic Therapy 2007; 20(1):54-9.
  • Blais MA, Holdwick DJ, McLean RY, Otto MW, Pollack MH, Hilsinroth MJ. Exploring the psychometric properties and construct validity of the MCMI-III Anxiety and Avoidant Personality Scales. Journal of Personality Assessment 2003; 81(3): 237-41.
  • McLean RY, Greene R, Morrison L. Endothelial cell receptor expression in bullous pemphigoid (abstract). Journal of Investigative Medicine 2001; 49(1).
Volunteer Activities: 
  • Oregon Scholastic Chess Federation Treasurer
Other Activities: 
  • American Board of Dermatology (Fellow)
  • Oregon Dermatology Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Oregon Medical Association