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





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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