Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Newport Beach, CA
31 years experience male
Dr. Kenneth Cheng is Board Certified in Family Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is also a co-founder of Personalcare Physicians, LLC, a management company of concierge medical practices utilizing technology and best practices to assist physicians in providing optimal care to their patients. In addition to Family Medicine, Dr. Cheng has particular interest in Sports Medicine and Disaster Medicine. He is a regional expert on Disaster and Tactical Medicine, where he teaches on these topics to local law enforcement and the lay public. Dr. Cheng has previously volunteered with FEMA in New Orleans during the Hurricane Katrina disaster, and he currently volunteers as a reserve deputy sheriff as a tactical physician for the SWAT team, and is a search and rescue team member where he is a rope rescue technician. TO ALL USERS OF HEALTHTAP, BOTH PHYSICIANS AND NON-PHYSICIANS:Dr. Cheng believes that HealthTap can play a vital role for individuals who need questions answered without getting a diagnosis. He also believes that it is reward enough to help those in need and that no additional reward is needed. As such, he DOES NOT ask for or seek votes, recommendations, awards or other accolades. Instead, he believes that the true ranking of a physician is based on 1) the quality of his answers, 2) the number of colleagues who agree with his answers, and 3) the genuine and heartfelt "thank you" notes and thank you's. This is reward enough. Lastly, he will "agree" with physician answers when appropriate, but will not recommend or vote for physicians as he has no personal knowledge of that physician's skills, personality, traits, bedside manner, or practice style.
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Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Yes: Hormones, including birth control pills, should ideally be taken approximately the same time of day. Although it does not have to be exactly the same time, levels are most consistent as long as it is taken at the same general time (i.e. Morning, afternoon, or night.).
A 19-year-old female asked:
A female asked:
Possibly: Pregnancy can occur when any semen/sperm is introduced into the vagina. This likely occurred when sex was "started" again after ejaculation. Best to get a pregnancy test, especially if you are late in starting your period, using the first urine of the morning.
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Thank you notes
Nov 7, 2014
He is an expert in Backaches, Exercise, Dyslipidemia, Obesity, Depression- We are glad to have him as part of the health tap community because of the service he is performing here.
Jul 5, 2013
Dr. Cheng provides great answers on all kinds of topics. I'm grateful for his knowledge and caring attitude towards others.
Dec 11, 2011
Thank you for your kind words. I like your answers as well
Thanks. I used to take medicine for ADHD back in college. I stopped after I graduated now I'm wondering if I should visit with my doctor to get back on. I used to see a psychiatrist that prescribed me...Read More
Thanks Dr. Cheng! I really appreciate your help. I will see a doctor ASAP. This HealthTap app is quite amazing- to get answers on Chritmas Day from an expert physician like yourself- I'm really impres...Read More
Went to allergist, he said don't do testing just stay away from all pen drugs and cipro drugs. Said if son needs pen or cipro drugs one day we will test then. Do u agree? I'll re post. As a question i...Read More
Education & Training
Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, CA
Association of Socially Active Physicians (ASAP)
Personalcare Physicians of Newport Beach