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Andrew Cheng
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Pediatrics
CHLA 4650 W. Sunset Blvd. Off Campus Los Angeles

Overview

Dr. Andrew Cheng received his B.S. in electrical engineering and computer science from University of California, Berkeley and M.D. from University of Michigan. After medical school, he completed a residency in pediatrics at University of California, Los Angeles, and fellowships in pediatric cardiology and advanced cardiac imaging at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Cheng is currently an Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at USC and an attending Pediatric Cardiologist at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. His clinical interests include cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and echocardiography. Dr. Cheng's primary research focuses on in vitro and computer-based modeling of univentricular heart defects.

Awards

University of Southern California: Provost's Postdoctoral Scholar Research Grant, 2015-2016

National Institutes of Health: K12 Child Health Research Career Development Award, 2015-2017

American Academy of Pediatrics: Section on Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery Research Fellowship Award, 2014-2015

Eta Kappa Nu (National Electrical Engineering Honor Society): Elected Member, 2011

Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society): Elected Member, 2011

Publications

Gallant J, Brunetta J, Crofoot G, Benson P, Mills A, Brinson C, Oka S, Cheng A, Garner W, Fordyce M, Das M, McCallister S. Brief Report: Efficacy and Safety of Switching to a Single-Tablet Regimen of Elvitegravir/Cobicistat/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide in HIV-1/Hepatitis B-Coinfected Adults. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Nov 1; 73(3):294-298. View in: PubMed

Cheng AL, Pruetz JD, Kung GC. Prenatal diagnosis of tetralogy of Fallot with a double aortic arch. Cardiol Young. 2016 Jun; 26(5):973-5. View in: PubMed

Su JA, Cheng AL, Szmuszkovicz JR. Left bronchial compression and pulmonary hypertension related to anomalous right pulmonary artery. Cardiol Young. 2016 Jun; 26(5):999-1001. View in: PubMed

Cheng AL, Takao CM, Wenby RB, Meiselman HJ, Wood JC, Detterich JA. Elevated Low-Shear Blood Viscosity is Associated with Decreased Pulmonary Blood Flow in Children with Univentricular Heart Defects. Pediatr Cardiol. 2016 Apr; 37(4):789-801. View in: PubMed

Thomas PV, Cheng AL, Colby CC, Liu L, Patel CK, Josephs L, Duncan RK. Localization and proteomic characterization of cholesterol-rich membrane microdomains in the inner ear. J Proteomics. 2014 May 30; 103:178-93. View in: PubMed

Levi DS, Cheng AL. Pediatric Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, and Intensive Care (Ed. Eduardo M. da Cruz, Dunbar Ivy, and James Jaggers). "Biodegradable Implants". 2014. View in: PubMed

Charters M, Cheng AL, Esaki RK, Kuo AS, Neal J, Thawani JP, Chenoweth C. The impact of a screensaver in promoting hand hygiene. Am J Infect Control. 2009 Dec; 37(10):867-8. View in: PubMed

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