Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine.
Houston Methodist. Leading Medicine

Su Min Chang, M.D.

Su Min Chang, M.D.


Su Min Chang, M.D.

Su Min Chang, M.D.

Assistant Member
The Methodist Hospital Research Institute

Associate Director, Cardiac CT Laboratory
Assistant Professor of Medicine 
Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University

Phone: 713-441-1100


M.D.   University of Buenos Aires Medical School, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Postdoctoral Training

Internal Medicine Residency, Center of Medical Education and Clinical Investigation, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Internal Medicine Residency, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Geriatrics Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Cardiology Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX



Dr. Chang received his first academic appointment in 2003 at the University of Wisconsin as an Assistant Professor of Medicine, Section of Cardiology. While there, he also held the position of Director of the Nuclear Cardiology Laboratory at the William S. Middleton Memorial VA Medical Center. Dr. Chang held these positions until 2007 when he joined the Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center.

Description of Research

Dr. Chang´s research concentrates on the use of computed tomography and other imaging methods to improve diagnostic accuracy and predict outcomes in patients with various forms of cardiovascular disease.

Major Areas of Research

Cardiovascular disease, CT, clinical outcomes

Recent Publications

Hakeem A, Bhatti S, Dillie KS, Cook JR, Samad Z, Roth-Cline MD, Chang SM. Predictive value of myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography and the impact of renal function on cardiac death. Circulation. 2008 Dec 9;118(24):2540-9. Epub 2008 Dec 1

Shaikh K, Chang SM, Peterson L, Rosendahl-Garcia K, Quinones MA, Nagueh SF, Kurrelmeyer K, Zoghbi WA. Safety of contrast administration for endocardial enhancement during stress echocardiography compared with noncontrast stress. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Dec 1;102(11):1444-50. Epub 2008 Sep 11.

Cook JR, Dillie KS, Hakeem A, Bhatti S, Chang SM. Effectiveness of anemia and chronic kidney disease as predictors for presence and severity of coronary artery disease in patients undergoing stress myocardial perfusion study. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Aug 1;102(3):266-71. Epub 2008 May 14.

Wyman RA, Chang SM, Chiu RY, Wann LS. Survey of current practices of the specialty of physicians interpreting cardiac and noncardiac findings of coronary computed tomographic angiography. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Dec 15;100(12):1782-5. Epub 2007 Oct 29.