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Chia-Ling Nhan-Chang, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Languages: French, Chinese, Mandarin, Spanish
Office Phone: (212) 305-4636


Dr. Nhan-Chang, is a member of the team of Maternal Fetal Medicine (MFM) clinicians who provide invasive and non-invasive procedures for fetal diagnosis and therapy. The team performs 3-D ultrasound, fetal Doppler studies, amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, and fetal blood sampling in addition to in-utero transfusions and other invasive procedures for high-risk patients. Dr. Nhan-Chang brings to the team her expertise and extensive training in ultrasound for prenatal diagnosis. She completed a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Staten Island University Hospital and a fellowship in MFM at The Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institute of Child Health and Development/National Institutes of Health (NICHD/NIH) and Wayne State University in Detroit.

Diagnosis and prevention of preterm birth and preterm premature rupture of membranes are Dr. Nhan-Chang's primary clinical and research interests. Other research interests include the role of the placenta and epigenetics in complicated pregnancies. Dr. Nhan-Chang currently serves as a co-investigator on the NICHD and National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute-funded study on "Sleep Disordered Breathing during Pregnancy and Risks to Cardiovascular Health". Dr. Nhan-Chang is frequently invited to present abstracts and lectures at national and international forums. Her research is featured in the more than two dozen articles she has co-authored in peer-reviewed journals.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

MVP Health Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]

UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth, Special Needs Plan]

WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]


St Georges University School of Medicine

Residency: Staten Island University Hospital

Fellowship: Hutzel Hospital-Wayne State University

Presbyterian Hospital Building (PH)

622 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-4636

Fax: (212) 342-2802

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Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at CUMC

  • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology: Fellow Teaching Award (2011)
  • Wanye State University Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology: Sidney F. Bottoms, M.D. Excellence in Research Award (2010)
  • Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine: Opening Plenary Abstract and Oral Presentation at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (2010)

Transit Advisory Notice

Starting Jan. 5, 2019, 1 trains will bypass the 168th Street subway station at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center until early 2020.