Physician Profile

Mary W. Chang, M.D.

Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics
Office Locations:

21 South Road, 2nd Floor
Farmington, CT 06030

Board Certifications:
  • Pediatrics
  • Dermatology
  • Pediatric Dermatology
Education and Training:
Undergraduate SchoolUniversity of Wisconsin–MadisonMolecular Biology
Medical SchoolUniversity of Wisconsin School of MedicineMedicine
InternshipKaiser Permanente Medical CenterPediatrics
ResidencyKaiser Permanente Medical CenterPediatrics (Chief Resident, 1993-1994)
ResidencyWayne State UniversityDermatology (Chief Resident, 1996-1997)
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
First Place Poster Award. Chang MW, Nakrani R. “Allergic Contact Dermatitis to Methylisothiazolinone in Wet Wipes (Baby Wipes): Report of Six Children.” 39th Annual Meeting, July 2013, Milwaukee, WI. Society for Pediatric Dermatology
Selected as a “Top Doctor in Connecticut”Connecticut Magazine
Selected as a “Top Doctor in Connecticut”Connecticut Magazine
Selected as a Best Doctor, 2010-2014, Published in Hartford MagazineBest Doctors, Inc.
Selected as a “Top Doctor in Connecticut”Connecticut Magazine
Selected as One of “America’s Top Dermatologists”Consumers’ Research Council of America
Best Doctor in America®, 2009-2010, Pediatric Dermatology
International Who’s Who Among Professional Women International Who’s Who
Women’s Dermatology Leadership Development Retreat, Short Hills, NJ
Selected as One of the “Top Doctors in the Greater Hartford Area,” Compiled by Best Doctors Inc. Hartford Magazine
Selected as a “Top Doctor in Connecticut”Connecticut Magazine
Cambridge Who’s Who Registry Among Executive and Professional Women Cambridge Who’s Who Registry
Selected to Attend the Leadership Forum, Phoenix, AZAmerican Academy of Dermatology Association
Selected as One of “America’s Top Pediatricians”Consumers’ Research Council of America
Selected as One of “America’s Top Physicians” Consumers’ Research Council of America
Selected as One of “America’s Top Physicians”Consumers’ Research Council of America
Selected as One of “America’s Top Pediatricians” Consumers’ Research Council of America
Marquis Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, 4th Edition
Resident Research AwardMichigan Dermatological Society
Mentorship Grant Women’s Dermatologic Society
Resident Research Award Society for Pediatric Dermatology
Dwight L. Wilbur Award for Excellence in Health CareFrench Foundation for Medical Research and Education, San Francisco, CA
Trewartha Undergraduate Research GrantUniversity of Wisconsin – Madison
Sophomore HonorsUniversity of Wisconsin - Madison
Dean’s Scholarship, 1982-1986 University of Wisconsin, Madison
Hospital Affiliation:
  • Connecticut Children's Medical Center
  • UConn John Dempsey Hospital
Clinical Interests:

Pediatric Dermatology: Diagnosis and treatment of dermatologic disorders of infants, children, and adolescents. Birthmarks, hemangiomas and vascular malformations, atopic dermatitis, and clinical trials in pediatric dermatology.

Selected Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications

microRNA in situ hybridization for miR-211 detection as an ancillary test in melanoma diagnosis. Babapoor, Sankhiros; Horwich, Michael; Wu, Rong; Levinson, Shauna; Gandhi, Manoj; Makkar, Hanspaul; Kristjansson, Arni; Chang, Mary; Dadras, Soheil S. (2016). Modern pathology : an official journal of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology, Inc,

Six children with allergic contact dermatitis to methylisothiazolinone in wet wipes (baby wipes). Chang, Mary Wu; Nakrani, Radhika. (2014). Pediatrics, 2, (133), e434-8.

Congenital multiple clustered dermatofibroma in a 12-year-old girl. Finch, Justin; Berke, Adrienne; McCusker, Meagen; Chang, Mary Wu. (2014). Pediatric dermatology, 1, (31), 105-6.

Eczema herpeticum and eczema vaccinatum in children. Jen, Melinda; Chang, Mary Wu. (2010). Pediatric annals, 10, (39), 658-64.

Molecular diagnosis of a benign proliferative nodule developing in a congenital melanocytic nevus in a 3-month-old infant. Murphy, Michael J; Jen, Melinda; Chang, Mary Wu; Grant-Kels, Jane M; Makkar, Hanspaul. (2008). Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, 3, (59), 518-23.