A native of Southern California, Dr. Cheng completed his medical school at UCLA where he developed an interest in comprehensive pain management. During his clinical clerkships he was awarded a letter of distinction for excellence in patient care. He stayed at UCLA for his anesthesiology residency to treat patients with complex diseases gaining invaluable experience. During residency, Dr. Cheng conducted research in chronic pain patients and published his findings in the journal “Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.”
Dr. Cheng has given multiple presentations at meetings for the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Western Anesthesia Residency Conference. He has served on the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee as an expert member in pain management.