Kiki Chang, MD
United States of America
Dr. Chang is a psychiatrist with over 22 years of experience in working with younger children, adolescents, adults, and families. His specialty is working with youth and young adults who have or are at risk for serious mood disorders, such as depression or bipolar disorder. He also specializes in PANS/PANDAS and related neuropsychiatric disorders. By working with children who have these complex conditions, he has also accumulated extensive experience in working with ADHD, anxiety, behavioral disorders, OCD, tic disorders, psychotic disorders, and autism spectrum disorders.
His research has focused on genetic and biological markers, particularly brain imaging, for risk for development of severe mood disorders, and interventions to prevent such disorders from occurring. These interventions have included psychotropic medications as well as family therapy and mindfulness interventions. Dr. Chang has also worked closely with numerous pharmaceutical companies to help design and analyze large scale studies of psychotropic medications in youth, to determine their efficacy and safety.
He obtained his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology from Princeton University, medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, and fellowship from Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Chang is a co-founder of Stanford’s PANS Clinic.