Dr. Francis Cheng, MD

Dr. Francis Cheng, MD

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Cardiology | Male | 73 years old

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Care Philosophy

We prefer to have a small practice with particular attention to personal and friendly care so that the service is highly individualized and attentive. We treasure a long term relationship between the doctor and the patient for better understanding of each other.Read more

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Dr. Cheng's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cheng to family and friends
4.5
based on 15 total surveys (1 with a review)
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 Reviews (1)
Melville, NY |
Their office manager Lisa has the worst attitude!! I tried to ask her a couple of questions and she hung up on me! How rude! After I called her back, I asked her why she hung up on me and she goes "I was on the phone with the insurance company, I told you to call back". There was no "please" or "thank you". Who treats their patients like this?? She also said to me "I am firing you as our patient, do not come here again." I mean who says that??? I would not recommend this office to anyone!!!!!!!!
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Dr. Cheng's Care Philosophy

We prefer to have a small practice with particular attention to personal and friendly care so that the service is highly individualized and attentive. We treasure a long term relationship between the doctor and the patient for better understanding of each other.

Dr. Cheng's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Recipient, American Finest Doctos, 2004 and 2
    • Member of the Board of Directors, Heart Association of North Cook County, 1978 to 19
    • Listed on The Directory of Medical Specialists, Since the
    • Named America's Top Physicians by Guide To America's Top Physicians, 2003 Ed.
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  • Media & Publications
    • Diminished Effects of L-thyroxin on Some Functions and Enzymes of the Heart in Myopathic Hamsters, 1979

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Heart Beat
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breathing Disorders
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Myocarditis
  • Obesity
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Septal Defect
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Kaohsiung Medical School

    Graduated in 1971

  • Internship Hospital
    University Ill Rsch and Ed Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    University Ill Rsch and Ed Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital
    Presby St Lukes Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Cantonese
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • 3D Ultrasound
  • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Breath Testing
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Event Monitor
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coumadin® Management
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiology
  • Impella Device
  • Implantable Loop Recorder
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis