University at Buffalo - The State University of New York
Skip to Content
Shirley                        Chang

Shirley S. Chang MD

Department of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus

Nephrology; Renal Transplantation


Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Transplant Nephrology Fellowship, University at Buffalo (2011)
  • Fellowship, Nephrology Fellowship, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Combined, University of Minnesota (2004)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine/ Pediatrics Combined Residency, University of Minnesota (1998)
  • MD, MD, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine (1994)
  • BS, Zoology, University of Maryland (1990)
  • BS, Chemistry with honors, University of Maryland (1988)
  • Director of Transplant Nephrology Fellowship, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2016-present)
  • Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo (2015-present)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Vermont (2012–2015)
  • Assistant Professor, State University of New York, Brooklyn (2005–2010)
Awards and Honors:
  • Robert Battista Award for Undergraduate Organic Research
  • National Honor Chemical Society

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • January 2003–January 2004
    'Effect of Glycated Albumin on Gene Expression in Diabetic Nephropathy
    Viking Children's Fund Grant in Aid
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  • January 2003–January 2004
    'Study of Proximal Epithelial Tubular Cells Gene Expression in Diabetes by Microarray'
    Viking Children's Fund Grant-in-aid
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator

Journal Articles:
  • Tornatore KM, Meaney CJ, Wilding GE, Chang SS, Gundroo A, Cooper LM, Gray V, Shin K, Fetterly GJ, Prey J, Clark K, Venuto RC. Influence of sex and race on mycophenolic acid pharmacokinetics in stable African American and Caucasian renal transplant recipients. Clin Pharmacokinet. 2015; 54(4).
  • Chang SS. Albuminuria and Diabetic Nephropathy. Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2008; 5(4).
  • 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; 57(6).
  • Shrama J, Mongia A, Schoenaman M,Chang SS, D'Amgelo A, Rao M.. Nephrogenic Fibrosing Dermatopathy, Cardiac Calcification and Pulmonology Hypertension in An Adolescent on Chronic Hemodialysis.. Indian J Nephrol. 2008; 18(2).
  • Chang SS, Noghrey B., Schoeneman M.. Pediatric Rounds: Severe Hypertension in an Adolescent Girl. Hosp Physician. 2005; 41(9).

Professional Memberships:
  • American Society of Apheresis
  • American Society of Transplantation
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • American Society of Nephrology, Fellow
  • International Society of Nephrology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
Service Activities:
  • American Society of Transplantation Infectious Disease Community of Practice; Member (2013–present)
  • American Society of Transplantation Live Donor Community of Practice; Member (2013–present)
  • American Society of Transplantation Trainee and Young Faculty Community of Practice; Member (2013–present)
  • American Society of Transplantation Women's Health Community of Practice; Member (2013–present)
  • UNOS Region 9; Alternate Delegate (2013–present)
  • Women in Nephrology; Member (2012–present)

School News:
In the Media:

Clinical Specialties:
Clinical Offices:
Insurance Accepted:

Contact Information

Erie County Medical Center
462 Grider Street
Buffalo, NY 14215
Phone: 716-898-4803
Fax: 716-898-3928

Patient Care

Looking for a doctor? This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, the group comprised of practicing physicians who are also professors in the UB Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

View this faculty on UBMD

Log in to Update Your Profile