Dr. Stephen Cheng

Transplant Surgery
Foreman, AR
34 years experience

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Bio

Graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1986. General surgery residency training at Oregon Health Sciences University from 1986 to 1992. Fellowship training in organ transplantation at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota 1992 to 1994. Director of pancreas transplantation at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans, LA, 1994 to 1997. Co-director of abdominal organ transplant program at Tulane University Medical Center from 1997 to 2002. Surgical director of liver transplantation hepatobiliary services at Methodist Dallas Medical Center , Dallas, TX, 2002 to present.

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Transplant Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

29 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cheng
34 years experience Transplant Surgery
Treatment is needed: A positive CMV PCR test in itself doesn't mean a patient is sick from a CMV infection, but most centers will treat that patient preemptively, before s ... Read More
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8 thanks
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cheng
34 years experience Transplant Surgery
Yes: If you have to ask that question (based on your bf's past history), then the answer is yes, he should be tested.
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5 thanks
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cheng
34 years experience Transplant Surgery
Test for Hep C: I'm not sure what you meant by taking chances. That aside, if a healthy person is exposed to hepatitis c and becomes infected with it, blood tests can ... Read More
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9 thanks

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cheng is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cheng is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! VERY helpful information! ! Thanks so much!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI
Graduated 1986MD
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