Who We Are

Francis Chang, MD, Ob/Gyn

Dr. Chang has been in practice for 5 years and has worked with midwifery for the past year. He graduated from Harvard College magna cum laude and received his medical degree from University of California, Los Angeles. After his OB/GYN residency at UCLA-Harbor, he joined the staff at Good Samaritan Hospital. He speaks English, Spanish, and Chinese.

Denise Ellison, CNM, WHNP

Denise is chief midwife at Good Samaritan Hospital. She is active in the Los Angeles chapter of American College of Nurse Midwives.She speaks English and Spanish.


I just wanted to commend Dr. Chang on the excellent care that he has provided for my wife. My wife and I are both nurses and have never seen such excellent bedside manner and sincerity from a doctor. Dr. Chang rocks!
- George J.

I’m very particular when choosing a physician, not only was I impressed with the knowledge and patient care he rendered, I commend him as a doctor who is a true individual that understood and took his time to care for my needs.
- Maria J.

The receptionist is friendly and helpful and Denise is extremely professional and friendly. Dr. Chang is great as well and helped me right away when I called with a question.
- Amy E.

I never made a better choice than to come to Avida Women Health Care. Love it!
- Marisela O.