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Medical oncology, Prostate cancer care, Urology




Heather Cheng, M.D., Ph.D., is a board certified oncologist at SCCA and a UW assistant professor of Oncology.

Dr. Cheng specializes in treating cancers of the prostate, bladder and testes. She 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 in the Medical Scientist Training Program. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

Personal Interests

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

SCCA Outpatient Clinic at South Lake Union

825 Eastlake Ave E. Seattle, WA 98109


Cancer care, Oncology

UW - Hematology-Oncology Fellowship Program

Fellowship, 2014, Hematology/Oncology

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Residency, 2009, Internal Medicine

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Internship, 2008, Internal Medicine

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 2007

Univ. of Washington

Ph.D, 2005


Board Certifications
  • Medical Oncology, 2013, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 2010, American Board of Internal Medicine