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Morris B. Chang,  MD, MBA  

Sleep Medicine Physician

Sleep Medicine

Accepting New Patients


Professional Statement

Born in Illinois and raised in Kansas, Dr. Chang is a fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the American Academy of Neurology. Prior to joining Swedish he practiced sleep medicine for 15 years in south King County, having served as medical director for Highline Sleep Center in Burien, Auburn Regional Medical Center Sleep Disorder Center in Auburn, and Polyclinic Sleep Center in Seattle. Though clinical medicine remains the primary focus of his work, he has worked in sleep medicine policy through committees within the AAN and the AASM. He is a clinical instructor for the department of neurology at the UW School of Medicine. He has been nominated by his peers as a sleep medicine "top doctor" for multiple years in Seattle and Seattle Met magazines. He has also earned a private pilot license, and has a clinical interest in the topic of excessive daytime sleepiness as pertains to pilots and others in the transportation industry. He is married to Melissa, a pharmacist, and he has two boys.

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University of Kansas
medical school, 1992
University of Vermont College of Medicine
internship, Internal Medicine, 1993
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Internal Medicine Residency
residency, Sleep Medicine, 1997
University of Washington
fellowship, Clinical Neurophysiology & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, 2000
University of Washington Foster School of Business
graduate education, Executive MBA, 2016

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Sleep Medicine


Clinical Interests

  • Bedwetting
  • Bruxism
  • Cataplexy
  • Circadian Rhythm Disorder
  • Confusional Arousals
  • Daytime Sleepiness
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Maintenance Of Wakefulness Test
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Testing
  • Narcolepsy
  • Nightmares
  • Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Periodic Limb Movement Disorder
  • Polysomnography
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Sleep Abnormalities
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea Study
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Paralysis
  • Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Sleep Related Hallucinations
  • Sleep Talking
  • Sleep-Related Eating Disorder
  • Snoring
  • Somnambulism
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Personal Interests

Musical performance (bass guitar, keyboards, alto saxophone, drums, keyboards); writing; traveling; open water diving; watching his sons play football; and rooting for his Kansas Jayhawks
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Holmes M, Chang M, Kapur V. Sleep apnea and excessive daytime somnolence induced by vagal nerve stimulation. Neurology. 2003;61:1126-1129.

Nierenberg D, Nordgren R, Chang M, et al. Delayed cerebellar disease and death after accidental exposure to dimethylmercury. New England Journal of Medicine. 1998;338:1672-1676
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Professional Associations

American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Neurology
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  • English

Practice Locations

Morris B. Chang practices at two locations

Swedish Specialty Care - Renton
916 North 10th Place
Renton, WA 98057
Swedish Sleep Medicine - Issaquah
751 Northeast Blakely Drive
4th Floor Olympic Wing
Issaquah, WA 98029