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Jeremy Alland
Howard An
Gunnar Andersson
Bernard Bach Jr.
Richard Berger
Joshua Blomgren
Nicole Boniquit
Julia Bruene
Charles Bush-Joseph
David Cheng
Mark Cohen
Brian Cole
Matthew Colman
Craig Della Valle
Christopher DeWald
David Fardon
John Fernandez
April Fetzer
Brian Forsythe
Jorge Galante
Tad Gerlinger
Leda Ghannad
Steven Gitelis
Edward Goldberg
Kamran Hamid
George Holmes Jr.
Joshua Jacobs
Monica Kogan
Simon Lee
Brett Levine
Johnny Lin
Gregory Lopez
Jeffrey Mjaanes
Denis Nam
Shane Nho
Gregory Nicholson
Wayne Paprosky
Frank Phillips
Richard Rodarte
Anthony Romeo
Aaron Rosenberg
Kern Singh
Madhu Singh
Scott Sporer
Nicholas Ting
Nikhil Verma
Kathleen Weber
Joel Williams
Robert Wysocki
Adam Yanke
David S. Cheng, M.D.
Physical Medicine/Pain Management Orthopedic Physician
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush

Assistant Professor, Rush University Medical Center

Dr. Cheng is an assistant professor in orthopedic surgery and physical medicine and rehabilitation at Rush University. He is a board certified pain physician who specializes in non-operative management of spine disorders. He appreciates the importance of patient education as an integral part to any treatment plan. He is dedicated to providing the highest standard of patient care and service. Ultimately his goal is to promote fitness and to restore quality of life and function. Outside of his clinical duties, Dr. Cheng also serves on the North American Spine Society Education and Research Councils.

After graduating from Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Cheng completed his residency at New York Presbyterian-Hospital (University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell) where he was selected as chief resident. He subsequently completed a fellowship in pain medicine at New York University Medical Center. During his time in New York, Dr. Cheng also trained at Hospital for Special Surgery and Hospital for Joint Diseases.

His research interests include chemonucleolysis and regenerative therapies in degenerative disc disease.

Practice Emphasis:Non-surgical Spine Management
Medical School:Boston University School of Medicine
Residency:New York Presbyterian-Hospital, University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell
Fellowship:New York University Medical Center
Board Certification:Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Pain Medicine
Special Procedures:Electrodiagnostic tests
Trigger point injections
Bursa injections
Peripheral joint injections, including:
Acromioclavicular joint injections
Glenohumeral joint injections
Sacroiliac joint injections
Sacroiliac joint denervation
Hip intraarticular injections
Knee intraarticular injections
Stellate ganglion blocks
Lumbar sympathetic blocks
Epidural steroid injections
Facet joint injections
Medial branch blocks
Radiofrequency neurotomy
Research Interests:Degenerative disc disease
Spine rehabilitation
Regenerative biologic therapies
Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Cheng has office hours at the following locations:

Central DuPage Hospital - Outpatient Services
Rush University Medical Center
Munster Indiana Office

In the News

Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Has Expanded into Northwest Indiana
Rush Honors Dr. David Cheng as the 'Dr. Sukunya Dunphy Memorial Teacher of the Year'
New Pain Management Physician to Join MOR

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