• University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • American Society for Dermatologic Surgery accredited Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship
  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • Women’s Dermatologic Society
  • Executive, Korean American Medical Association


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Yunyoung Claire Chang, M.D. is a board-certified and fellowship-trained cosmetic dermatologist who provides comprehensive medical and cosmetic dermatologic care for her patients. She specializes in cutaneous laser treatments, facial and body contouring, and injectable treatments.

Dr. Chang received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and her Doctorate of Medicine from the esteemed University of Pennsylvania. She completed her internal medicine training at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., and subsequently completed a prestigious three-year dermatology residency at Boston University. Dr. Chang completed her American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)-accredited Cosmetic Dermatologic Surgery Fellowship at UnionDerm, and she continues to perform research and run clinical trials at UnionDerm.

Dr. Chang draws on her dermatologic medical knowledge, her extensive cosmetic training, and her research background to offer the best care for her patients. Dr. Chang is an expert in skin of color and Asian beauty trends, and she frequently travels back and forth from Asia to bring the latest cosmetic trends to her patients. Her vast expertise includes skin brightening treatments for all skin types, laser skin rejuvenation with emphasis on treating pigmentation and acne scarring, a natural filler and botox aesthetic, skin tightening and facial/body contouring using novel techniques.

Dr. Chang has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, JAMA Dermatology, Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, and the British Journal of Dermatology, has written multiple dermatology book chapters, and has presented her research at several national dermatology meetings. She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the Women’s Dermatologic Society. She is also on the executive committee for the Korean American Medical Association.

To make an appointment with Dr. Chang please call (212) 366-5400, schedule an appointment online, or complete our online appointment request form.


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