Dr. Wen Cheng MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Wen Cheng is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Cheng accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and one of 23 at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Ranked #8 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Ranked #12 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
Education & Medical Training
Johns Hopkins University
Residency, General Surgery, 1984–1990
Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1990–1993
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1984
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery
CA State Medical License
Active through 2014
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Publications & Presentations
Role of CT and MRI prior to redo sternotomy in paediatric patients with congenital heart disease.
Adibi, A.,Mohajer, K.,Plotnik, A.,Tognolini, A.,Biniwale, R.,Cheng, W.,Ruehm, S. G.
Stratification of Outcomes after Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement According to Surgical Inoperability for Technical Versus Clinical Reasons.
Makkar, R. R.,Jilaihawi, H.,Mack, M.,Chakravarty, T.,Cohen, D. J.,Cheng, W.,Fontana, G.,Bavaria, J.,Thourani, V.,Herrmann, H.,Pichard, A.,Kapadia, S.,Babilliaros, V.,Whisenant, B.,Kodali, S.,Williams, M.,Trento, A.,Smith, C.,Teirstein, P.,Cohen, M. G.,Xu, K.,Tuzcu, E. M.,Webb, J.,Leon, M.
Pre-emptive positioning of a coronary stent in the left anterior descending artery for left main protection: A prerequisite for transcatheter aortic valve-in-valve implantation for failing stentless bioprostheses?
Chakravarty, T.,Jilaihawi, H.,Nakamura, M.,Kashif, M.,Kar, S.,Cheng, W.,Makkar, R.
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
- GHI PPO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Blue Shield California PPO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Empire BCBS PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Pacificare HMO
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
- BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
- Blue Shield California HMO
- CIGNA HMO
- Health Net California Large Group PPO
- Health Net HMO - Employer Group
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
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8700 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: (310) 967-1884
Fax: (310) 967-1744