Dr. Allen Cheng, MD

Dr. Allen Cheng, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Allen Cheng, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Texas A&M University / Main Campus in 2001 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery and thoracic surgery.

201 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 1200

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 588-6000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Cheng's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lung Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheng performs Lung Surgery more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Cheng performs this procedure more than 42% of his peers

Heart Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheng treats Heart Disease more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Cheng treats this condition more than 33% of his peers

Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheng performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Cheng performs this procedure more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Cheng's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Heart Surgery
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

At University of Louisville Physicians, we serve our patients and their families with compassionate, personalized attention and are dedicated to providing the most innovative, advanced health care in the region.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

2013
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Hospital
2008
University Of California School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2005
Stanford University
Fellowship Hospital
2001
Texas A&M University / Main Campus
Medical School
2013
2010
2008
2005
2001

Dr. Cheng's Reviews

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4.3

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When this man treated my husband before lvad surgery he took all hope from us. His bedside manner left us all in tears to include me husband. We sought another surgeon and now 3 yrs later the lvad is working fine. My husband left the in 20 days after the surgery. During those 20 days Dr Cheng had...Read More
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He performed lifesaving surgery 2 times on my son.. He did more than could have ever been expected... He kept us aware and informed ..
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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Jewish Hospital

Louisville, KY