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 8 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

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
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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 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 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
    2013
  • 2010
    Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital
    2010
  • 2008
    University Of California School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    2008
  • 2005
    Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2005
  • 2001
    Texas A&M University / Main Campus
    Medical School
    2001

Dr. Cheng's Reviews

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4.3

Based on 6 reviews

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1 Star
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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

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