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Specialties

Chest wall masses and infections, Critical care medicine, Lung cancer, Pulmonary and respiratory disease care, Thoracic surgery

Languages

English

Biography

Aaron Cheng, M.D., is a board-certified surgeon at UW Medicine. He is surgical co-director of Cardiothoracic Intensive Care and a UW assistant professor of Surgery.

Dr. Chen cares for patients who are often acutely critically ill and face challenging medical decisions. He finds personal satisfaction in working alongside them and their families to understand their choices and improve their well-being and health in a manner that is respectful and meaningful to them as individuals.

Dr. Cheng earned his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is board certified in general surgery, thoracic surgery and surgical critical care. He is actively involved with the Society of Thoracic Surgery.

Dr. Cheng's clinical interests include general thoracic surgery and surgical critical care. His research interests include health outcomes and quality improvement in critical care.

Personal Interests

In his free time Dr. Cheng enjoys fly fishing and skiing.
Thoracic Surgery Clinic at UWMC

Thoracic Surgery Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 3rd Floor Seattle, WA 98195

206.598.4477

Lung, esophageal and other chest cancer treatments

Thoracic Surgery Clinic at Harborview

Thoracic Surgery Clinic at Harborview

410 9th Ave., 4th Floor Seattle, WA 98104

206.520.5000

Lung, esophageal and other chest cancer treatments

Lung transplantation services UW Medical Center

Lung Transplantation Services at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St. Seattle, WA 98195

206.598.5668

Lung transplantation care

UW - Dept. of Critical Care Surgery

Fellowship, 2010, Surgical Critical Care

UW - Dept. of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Residency, 2009, Cardiothoracic Surgery

Univ. of Colorado H.S.C. (Surgery)

Residency, 2007, General Surgery

Univ. of Colorado H.S.C. (Surgery)

Internship, 2001, General Surgery

Harvard Medical School

Medical education, 2000

 

Board Certifications
  • Thoracic Surgery, 2012, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care, 2011, American Board of Surgery
  • General Surgery, 2008, American Board of Surgery