Dr. Joseph Cheng, MD

Dr. Joseph Cheng, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Joseph Cheng, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1500 21st Ave S Ste 1506

Nashville, TN 37212

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Scoliosis
very high
more than 95% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 92% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cheng has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cheng's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cheng

3.9

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
69.23076923076923%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
23.076923076923077%
(3)

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Dr. Cheng was very knowledgeable and explained what was going on and my procedure very well. He took the time to make sure I was comfortable and ready to proceed. My spinal nerve was severely compressed causing tingeing and numbness in my arms and torso.
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Dr. Cheng did my second back surgery. I was so miserable, it made me sad each morning when I woke up! Dr. Cheng, after examing me,told me he thought he could help me. He could not promise I would be pain free. I feel that I have been given a second chance at life! I feel wonderful, I am not pain...Read More
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