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Yee Chung
Medical Oncology
4.9 (201)
Associate Professor
Accepting New Patients
Offers Virtual Visits

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About

Yee Chung Cheng, MD, joined the Medial College of Wisconsin in 2004. He is currently an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology, and the associate program director of the Hematology and Oncology Fellowship program. Dr. Cheng practices at both Froedtert Hospital/Clinical Cancer Center where he specializes and focuses his research in breast cancer, and at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center where he serves as the Section Chief of Hematology and Oncology.

Dr. Cheng has completed his general Hematology and Oncology training at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and also a specialized Blood and Marrow Transplantation training at the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

His initial research interest was in the potential use of high-dose chemotherapy with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in breast cancer. Currently his research interest is in the development of clinical trials focus on the investigative use of chemotherapy and/or novel therapy in high risk breast cancer included triple negative breast cancer or inflammatory breast cancer.

Together with his breast cancer colleagues at Froedtert Hospital/Clinical Cancer Center, Dr. Cheng has formed an inflammatory breast cancer (IBC) team to join the international IBC Connect organization led by the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. With the close collaboration with other renowned cancer centers in the world, we aim to provide the state of art management to inflammatory breast cancer in the state of Wisconsin.

Overview

Diseases & Conditions

Breast Cancer
Inflammatory Breast Cancer

Treatment & Services

Virtual Visit

Ages Seen

Adult
Senior

Languages Spoken

Chinese (Cantonese)
Chinese (Mandarin)
English
Taiwanese

Hospital Affiliations

Froedtert Hospital

Locations

Breast Care Center - Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital
8800 West Doyne Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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Education & Training

Baylor College of Medicine - Houston - TX - Fellowship in Hematology & Oncology - (1999-2001)

Beth Israel Medical Center - New York - NY - Residency in Internal Medicine - (1995-1998)

M. D. Anderson Cancer Center - Houston - TX - Fellowship in Blood & Marrow Transplantation - (2001-2003)

University of Santo Tomas - Manila - - Philippines - Doctor of Medicine - (1992)

Board Certifications

Hematology
Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Patient Reviews

The comments are submitted by patients (or their caregivers) and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network. Learn more about our survey.

4.9 out of 5. 201 ratings, 35 reviews
Ratings
Feb. 24, 2021
Great doc, knowledgeable and kind.
Feb. 4, 2021
knowledgeable, friendly
Jan. 25, 2021
He is very patient, and takes the time to listen and explain everything very well.
Dec. 22, 2020
I am very pleased with the care and treatment I receive from Dr. Cheng. He takes his time and goes over my labs with me. He answers my questions and I don't feel like he's rushing me to get to his next patient. He is attentive and he listens carefully.
Dec. 22, 2020
Dr. Cheng was well versed in the particular issues of my cancer treatment and offered alternatives to my present medication that might lessen painful side effects. I feel very confident in his care.
Dec. 17, 2020
I received valuable information and how to take care of my overall health! Not just focusing on my disease.
Nov. 24, 2020
Dr. Cheng is very professional and caring. He and his staff treat patients with dignity and respect. I'm so glad he's my oncologist- he cured my cancer!
Nov. 23, 2020
He is very friendly and is very thorough with my exams and issues.
Nov. 20, 2020
Dr. Cheng is very caring; talks with me, not to me.
Nov. 19, 2020
Dr. Cheng is very knowledgeable and honest. He is genuinely concerned and cares for his patients. it is clear he puts patients first. I am very happy with his care.
Nov. 10, 2020
Excellent physician. Really cares about his patients.
Nov. 6, 2020
first in person appointment with him.
Oct. 29, 2020
I went to Dr. Cheng for a 2nd opinion. He was amazing, extremely thorough, considerate, knowledgeable, compassionate etc. i cannot say enough good about him.
Oct. 17, 2020
Dr. Cheng is an outstanding practitioner. He consistently explains everything (test results, standards of care, course of treatment, medication, etc.) clearly and invites me to be an active participant in my care. He is consistently caring and attentive. I cannot speak of him highly enough.
Oct. 13, 2020
everyone was so sweet and helpful! dr Chang spent almost 2 hours with me explaining everything openly and honestly and answered every question I had asked!! He made me feel confident, hopeful and positive going forward with the journey ahead!! grateful for each and every one of you!!
Sept. 24, 2020
Dr Cheng is always very kind and helpful during my visits, always listens to what you have to say and always explains so you San understand
Sept. 22, 2020
The wait time is ling, but I know it's because he takes the time he needs with his patients so it's completely understandable. I'd rather wait snd know he takes the time out for each patient than be rushed in and out. I've known Dr Cheng for 7 years now. He is a wonderful, caring and kind Dr.
Sept. 1, 2020
Dr Cheng has been absolutely amazing during my entire time in his care. His entire team actually is amazing.
Aug. 15, 2020
Dr. Cheng is exactly what a person wants in a doctor...knowledgeable, listens, explains wells, takes time, is personable, and caring.
Aug. 4, 2020
Dr. Cheng is very pleasant, knowledgeable, and understanding. He is willing to answer questions, provide up to date information, and give advice. I left the office feeling confident about our strategy for dealing with the aftermath of breast cancer.
July 28, 2020
great Dr. Very personable and skilled.
July 20, 2020
Dr. Cheng is an expert in his field, a clear communicator and an extraordinarily caring practitioner, who empowers his patients. His staff follow his lead. I'm so grateful to be in his care.
July 12, 2020
I felt that the provider was very good. He explained to me what and why he would agree with my cancer doctor. This visit to Dr Cheng was a second oppinion.
July 9, 2020
very professional
June 23, 2020
The staff at the Breast Care Center are all compassionate and kind. No question is ignored. I am treated with respect by Dr. Chang and everyone on his staff.
June 16, 2020
I really like Dr. Cheng's professionalism and his caring manner. He is patient and thorough when I ask questions or tell him about concerns I have. He LISTENS when I talk.
June 9, 2020
Always answers my questions and never rushes me out of the room
May 20, 2020
professional, caring
May 17, 2020
very professional yet personable
May 14, 2020
I always get excellent care from my doctors, nurses and all of the healthcare workers I come in contact with. I am pleased that I chose Froedtert for my cancer care and all of my care from now on.
May 14, 2020
always takes the time to listen and explain everything. never feel rushed
May 7, 2020
Dr. Cheng is the most compassionate, kind, caring doctor I've ever had. he's a genius and my hero. I had heard amazing things about him. They're all true. He never rushes patients and it's obvious how deeply he cares about all of his patients. He saved my life. Dr. Cheng never gives up. He's an incredible human being. We are lucky to have him at Froedtert.
April 26, 2020
everyone works together to coordinate appointments and ensure my questions are answered! I always feel confident that I have care and appointments I need!
April 25, 2020
As a first time patient, the doctor and his team were very caring, knowledgeable and made me feel very comfortable! They went above and beyond my expectations!!!! So thankful to have been referred to Dr. Cheng from the Breast Cancer Center.
April 16, 2020
Dr. Cheng and his staff are EXCELLENT!!! My original diagnosis was with another health care system giving me a point of reference for the outstanding care I now receive from Dr. Cheng.
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