Dr. Cheung is originally from Texas. After receiving his undergraduate engineering degree from MIT, he attended medical school at the Baylor College of Medicine in his hometown of Houston, Texas. After completing his residency at Methodist Dallas Medical Center, he moved to California and was proud to serve our veterans at the VAMC La Jolla as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UC San Diego until 2011. Since completing a nephrology fellowship at UC Irvine in 2013, Dr. Cheung has been a private practice nephrologist in north Orange County.
Dr. Cheung sees patients in the hospital, dialysis, and office settings. He is active in clinical research and areas of interest include chronic kidney disease, anemia, and home dialysis modalities. He is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children, traveling, cooking, as well as being an avid sports fan, especially of his long-suffering Houston Rockets.