Heather H. Cheng M.D., Ph.D.

 Heather  H. Cheng M.D., Ph.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Cancer Care (Prostate), Medical Oncology, Urology

Services

Cancer Care

Languages

English

Locations

Primary Location

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance - Outpatient Clinic

825 Eastlake Ave E.
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: 855.557.0555|Map It 

Bio

Heather Cheng, M.D., Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Division of Medical Oncology. She specializes in treating cancers of the prostate, bladder and testes.

Dr. Cheng considers it a privilege and important responsibility to work together with patients to design the best treatment plan for each individual. She strives to tailor treatments to each individual, to maximize chance of cure and prioritize quality of life. She strives to offer clinical trial options whenever possible because she believes that is how progress is made in cancer treatments. She enjoys the teamwork involved in supporting patients and their loved ones through treatment and survivorship.

Dr. Cheng earned her M.D. and Ph.D. from the UW as part of the Medical Scientist Training Program. She is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

Personal Interests

Dr. Cheng enjoys reading, arts and enjoying the spectacular Pacific Northwest with her family.

Teaching Interests

In addition to educating patients and theirs families, I also enjoy teaching medical students, residents and fellows.

Affiliations

InstitutionCredentialSpecialtyYear
UW - Hematology-Oncology Fellowship ProgramFellowshipHematology/Oncology2014
UW - Division of General Internal MedicineResidencyInternal Medicine2009
UW - Division of General Internal MedicineInternshipInternal Medicine2008
Univ. of Washington, School of MedicineMedical education2007
Univ. of WashingtonPh.D2005

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD2007

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology2013
American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine2010
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