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Wen Cheng, MD

Associate Surgical Director, Lung Transplant Program

Professor, Surgery

127 S. San Vicente Blvd.
Advanced Health Sciences Pavilion, A3600
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Phone:

310-423-3851

Fax:

310-423-0127

Wen Cheng, MD

Associate Surgical Director, Lung Transplant Program

Professor, Surgery

  • Surgery-Cardio-Thoracic

Aortic Aneurysms

Bicuspid Aortic Valve Disease

Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery / Surgeries (CABG)

Lung Transplants

Mitral Valve Surgery / Surgeries

Robotic Cardiac Surgery / Surgeries

  • Medical School: Johns Hopkins Medical School, 1984
  • Internship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1985
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1990
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1993
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, 2006
  • Cardiac Kids Have H.E.A.R.T, 2005
  • Heart Saver Gala Award, 2004
  • Western Thoracic Surgical Association, 1997
  • Cheng W, Denton TA, Fontana GP, Raissi S, Blanche C, Kass RM, Magliato KE, Mirocha J, Trento A: Off-pump coronary surgery: effect on early mortality and stroke. J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., 124(2): 313-20, 2002
  • Goland S, Czer LS, Kass RM, De Robertis MA, Mirocha J, Coleman B, Capelli C, Raissi S, Cheng W, Fontana G, Trento A: Pre-existing pulmonary hypertension in patients with end-stage heart failure: impact on clinical outcome and hemodynamic follow-up after orthotopic heart transplantation. J. Heart Lung Transplant., 26(4): 312-8, 2007
  • Goland S, Czer LS, Kass RM, Siegel RJ, Mirocha J, De Robertis MA, Lee J, Raissi S, Cheng W, Fontana G, Trento A: Use of cardiac allografts with mild and moderate left ventricular hypertrophy can be safely used in heart transplantation to expand the donor pool. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol., 51(12): 1214-20, 2008
  • Khan SS, Chaux A, Blanche C, Kass RM, Cheng W, Fontana GP, Trento A: A 20-year experience with the Hancock porcine xenograft in the elderly. Ann. Thorac. Surg., 66(6 Suppl): S35-9, 1998
  • Kleisli T, Cheng W, Jacobs MJ, Mirocha J, Derobertis MA, Kass RM, Blanche C, Fontana GP, Raissi SS, Magliato KE, Trento A: In the current era, complete revascularization improves survival after coronary artery bypass surgery. J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg., 129(6): 1283-91, 2005
  • Soukiasian HJ, Czer LS, Avital I, Aoki T, Kim YH, Umehara Y, Pass J, Tabrizi R, Magliato K, Fontana GP, Cheng W, Demetriou AA, Trento A: A novel sub-population of bone marrow-derived myocardial stem cells: potential autologous cell therapy in myocardial infarction. J. Heart Lung Transplant., 23(7): 873-80, 2004

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