Dr. Nai-Kong Cheung MD Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist

Dr. Nai-Kong Cheung is a pediatric hematologist-oncologist in New York, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 36 years. He is one of 28 doctors at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and one of 43 at New York-Presbyterian Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Chinese (Cantonese).

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist: General Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Clinical Interests: Neoplasm Staging, Monoclonal Antibodies, Immunotherapy, Treatment Outcome, Retrospective Studies, Prognosis, Neuroblastoma, Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols

Hospital Affiliation

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Ranked #18 in Pediatrics: Cancer

New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Ranked #29 in Pediatrics: Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Stanford University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1978–1980

Stanford University
Fellowship, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, 1980–1982

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1978

Harvard Medical School
Other Training, Immunology, 1974–1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Structural design of disialoganglioside GD2 and CD3-bispecific antibodies to redirect T cells for tumor therapy.
Cheng, M.,Ahmed, M.,Xu, H.,Cheung, N. K.

Deep MicroRNA sequencing reveals downregulation of miR-29a in neuroblastoma central nervous system metastasis.
Cheung, I. Y.,Farazi, T. A.,Ostrovnaya, I.,Xu, H.,Tran, H.,Mihailovic, A.,Tuschl, T.,Cheung, N. K.

Imaging the Norepinephrine Transporter in Neuroblastoma: A Comparison of [18F]-MFBG and 123I-MIBG.
Zhang, H.,Huang, R.,Cheung, N. K.,Guo, H.,Zanzonico, P. B.,Thaler, H. T.,Lewis, J. S.,Blasberg, R. G.

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