Physical Medicine/Pain Management
Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush
Assistant Professor, Rush University Medical Center
As a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) pain physician, Dr. Cheng is passionate about restoring function, promoting fitness, and maximizing performance.
After graduating from Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Cheng completed his PM&R residency at New York Presbyterian-Hospital, where he was selected as Chief Resident. His interest in non-surgical spine care developed as he rotated through the Hospital for Special Surgery and the NYU Langone Medical Center's Hospital for Joint Diseases. To further his own education and provide exemplary care, Dr. Cheng subsequently pursued advanced training in Pain Medicine at New York University Medical Center. He is a firm believer in empowering patients through education and multi-modal pain management. For appropriate patients he also offers a wide array of therapeutic options including peripheral joint injections and fluoroscopically-guided spine interventions.
Outside of his clinical duties Dr. Cheng has been equally active in leadership roles, serving as New York Society of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Resident Council President and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Resident Physician Council Program Chair in 2009.
In his free time, Dr. Cheng enjoys exploring new cities and playing basketball.
|Practice Emphasis:||Nonsurgical 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|
|Special Procedures:||Electrodiagnostic tests|
Trigger point 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
|Research Interests:||Degenerative disc disease|
Regenerative biologic therapies
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