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Yee Chung Cheng, MD

Associate Professor

Location

  • Zablocki VA Medical Center
  • 5000 West National Avenue
  • Milwaukee, WI 53295-1000

Specialties

  • Medical Oncology

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Overview

Diseases and Conditions

  • Breast Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Treatments and Services

  • Virtual Visit

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Taiwanese
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • English

Hospital Affiliations

  • Zablocki VA Medical Center – Milwaukee
  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology

Clinic Locations

Zablocki VA Medical Center

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Biography

Yee Chung Cheng, MD, joined the Medial College of Wisconsin in 2004. He is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology, and the associate program director of the Hematology and Oncology Fellowship program. Dr. Cheng practices at both Froedtert Hospital/Clinical Cancer Center where he specializes and focuses his research in breast cancer, and at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center where he serves as the Section Chief of Hematology and Oncology.

Dr. Cheng has completed his general Hematology and Oncology training at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and also a specialized Blood and Marrow Transplantation training at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

His initial research interest was in the potential use of high-dose chemotherapy with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in breast cancer. Currently his research interest is in the development of clinical trials focus on the investigative use of chemotherapy and/or novel therapy in high risk breast cancer included triple negative breast cancer or inflammatory breast cancer.

Together with his breast cancer colleagues at Froedtert Hospital/Clinical Cancer Center, Dr. Cheng has formed an inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) team to join the international IBC Connect organization led by the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. With the close collaboration with other renowned cancer centers in the world, we aim to provide the state of art management to inflammatory breast cancer in the state of Wisconsin.

Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - University of Santo Tomas - Manila (1992)
Fellowship in Hematology & Oncology - Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX (1999-2001)
Residency in Internal Medicine - Beth Israel Medical Center - New York, NY (1995-1998)
Fellowship in Blood & Marrow Transplantation - M. D. Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX (2001-2003)