Dr. Allen Cheng, MD

Dr. Allen Cheng, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 42
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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
  • Community Care Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Cheng performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Vascular Disease
normal
more than 60% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 59% of peers
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
normal
more than 54% of peers

Dr. Cheng's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Cheng "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."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Cheng does not have any board certifications listed.

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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37  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cheng has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cheng has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheng's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheng to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Cheng's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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...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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