Dr. Steven Chih-Nung Cheng MD Nephrologist

Dr. Steven Cheng is a nephrologist in Saint Louis, Missouri. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 9 years. Dr. Cheng accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 31 doctors at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and one of 18 at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Clinical Interests: Medical Education, Glomerulonephritis, Chronic Kidney Failure, Renal Dialysis, Dialysis, Peritoneal Dialysis

Hospital Affiliation

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Ranked #12 in Nephrology

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2001 - 2004

Washington University
Fellowship, Nephrology, 2004 - 2006

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 10 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 7 years in Nephrology

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of niacinamide for reduction of phosphorus in hemodialysis patients.
Cheng, S.C., Young, D.O., Huang, Y., Delmez, J.A., Coyne, D.W.

The effect of oral niacinamide on plasma phosphorus levels in peritoneal dialysis patients.
Young, D. O., Cheng, S. C., Delmez, J. A., Coyne, D. W.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access Choice PPO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care PPO Platinum
  • Coventry Missouri - HMO/POS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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