Dr. Elisa Cheng, MD

Dr. Elisa Cheng, MD

Psychiatry  |  
Female  |  
Age 40
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Elisa Cheng, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Cambridge, MA and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 2006 and specializes in psychiatry.

875 Massachusetts Ave Ste 43

Cambridge, MA 02139

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Adjustment Disorder
very high
more than 99% of peers
ADHD and-or ADD
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry
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Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Mood Disorders
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Panic Disorder
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophreniform Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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Procedures

  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Harvard-Radcliffe College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Cambridge Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Cambridge Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute (Fellowship In Psychodynamic Psychotherapy)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Massachusetts Institute Of Psychoanalysis (Post-Graduate Fellowship)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Program For Psychotherapy At Cambridge Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • American Psychoanalytic Association fellow, 2011-2012
Media & Publications
  • Centorrino F., Rendall M., Cheng E., Thirwell C., Baldessarini R. Pharmacological treatment of acute mania and long-term maintenance phase in bipolar disorder., 2/2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheng's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheng to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Thoughtful and compassionate in approach, this is a psychiatrist who knows the value of both therapy and medical intervention.
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