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

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cheng's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Scoliosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheng treats Scoliosis more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Cheng treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheng treats Spondylosis more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Cheng treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cheng treats Spine Disorders more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Cheng treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Cheng's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
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

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Cheng's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cheng

3.9

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
69.23076923076923%
(9)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
23.076923076923077%
(3)

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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Cheng's Performance
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  • Time well spent
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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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Aetna
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus