Dr. Wen Cheng MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon
Dr. Wen Cheng is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Los Angeles, California. He 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 23 years. Dr. Cheng accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 14 doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and one of 21 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 #9 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery
Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center
Ranked #17 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
Publications & Presentations
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.
Determinants and Outcomes of Acute Transcatheter Valve-in-Valve Therapy or Embolization: A Study of Multiple Valve Implants in the US PARTNER Trial.
Makkar, R. R.,Jilaihawi, H.,Chakravarty, T.,Fontana, G. P.,Kapadia, S.,Babaliaros, V.,Cheng, W.,Thourani, V. H.,Bavaria, J.,Svensson, L.,Kodali, S.,Shiota, T.,Siegel, R.,Tuzcu, E. M.,Xu, K.,Hahn, R. T.,Herrmann, H. C.,Reisman, M.,Whisenant, B.,Lim, S.,Beohar, N.,Mack, M.,Teirstein, P.,Rihal, C.,Douglas, P. S.,Blackstone, E.,Pichard, A.,Webb, J. G.,Leon, M. B.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
- BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
- Blue Shield California HMO
- Blue Shield California PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Empire BCBS PPO
- First Health PPO
- GHI PPO
- Great West PPO
- Health Net California Large Group PPO
- Health Net HMO - Employer Group
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Pacificare HMO
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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