Biography


Dr. Cheung's past research utilized the duck animal model to study the mechanism of viral neutralization of hepatitis B virus at the molecular level. In collaboration with basic scientists, he is interested in using molecular biology approaches to study clinical samples from chronic hepatitis C patients and investigate the host-virus interaction. The ultimate goal is to understand the pathogenesis of HCV and mechanism of anti-viral therapy. Dr. Cheung is also investigating the healthcare model of hepatitis C care among infected veterans, interaction between hepatitic C infection and alcoholic cirrhosis, and impact of comorbid conditions on the health related quality of life. He is investigating methods to improve care of veterans with chronic hepatitis C, including use of the novel experimental anti-viral therapies as part of clinical trails. Dr. Cheung also used VA and other database to study various healthcare issues in patients with chronic hepatitis C.

Professional Summary


Professional Education
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology (1991)
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Gastroenterology Fellowship (1988) CA
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine (1986)
  • Residency: University of California Irvine Dept of Internal Medicine (1985) CA
  • Internship: University of California Irvine Dept of Internal Medicine (1983) CA
  • Medical Education: Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago Registrar (1982) IL
  • Medical School, University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, IL (1982)

Honors & Awards
  • Teaching Award, Department of Medicine (2002, 2004, 2006, 2007)

Administrative Appointments
  • Associate Director, Fellowship in GI & Hepatology, Stanford (2002 - 2004)
  • Chief of Gastroenterology, VA-Livermore (1993 - 1995)
  • Chief of Hepatology, VAPAHCS (1999 - Present)
  • Director of Endoscopy, VAPAHCS (1997 - 1998)
  • Director, Fellowship in GI & Hepatology, Stanford (2004 - Present)

Publications

Clinical Trials

Practice Locations


3801 Miranda Ave Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA

3801 Miranda Ave

Palo Alto CA 94304

(650)493-5000x66482


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