Dr. Phillip Chang
Senior Vice President
Chief Medical and Quality Officer
Memorial Hermann Health System
Dr. Phillip Chang is Senior Vice President and Chief Medical and Quality officer for Memorial Hermann Health System. In this role, Dr. Chang helps lead the strategic direction and operational management of the organization’s enterprise-wide quality and safety programs, as well as the resources that support clinical quality and measurable excellence in patient safety.
Dr. Chang trained as a trauma and general surgeon, and dedicated many years to operating room leadership as Operating Room Director, Vice Chair of Surgery for Operations and Division Chief of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery when, in 2016, he transitioned out of the operating room and into a System Chief Medical Officer role at UK HealthCare at the University of Kentucky.
Dr. Chang earned his medical degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School and a Master of Business Administration from Gatton College of Economics and Business in Lexington, Ky. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va.
Dr. Chang serves on the Vizient Quality and Accountability Steering Committee and the Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) Chief Medical Officers (CMO) Group Steering Committee. In 2019 and 2020, he was recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of “100 Hospital and Health System CMOs to Know.”