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Dr. Cheung specializes in surgery related to the shoulder and elbow, including fractures, joint replacements, rotator cuff repair, ligament repair, sports injuries and arthroscopic procedures. She is Chief of the Shoulder and Elbow Service at Stanford. She is a Board-certified orthopedic surgeon, a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery, Member of the prestigious American Shoulder Elbow Society, Member of the Association of Clinical Elbow and Shoulder Surgeons, Member of the Mayo Elbow Club, and a Board Member of the Northern California Orthopedic Society. She completed her Orthopaedic Surgery residency at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. She completed her Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the world renowned Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, MN.

Her research has focused on clinical outcomes following revision of total shoulder replacements, revision of total elbow replacements, and treatment of complications following shoulder and elbow reconstruction procedures. Her publications include those in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Journal of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. She has presented her work and often lectures at regional and national orthpaedic surgery conferences, and has written numberous textbook chapters in the field of shoulder and elbow reconstruction. Her current research topics include localized bone mineral density in the shoulder after arthroplasty and 3-dimensional kinematic study of the shoulder girdle.

Dr. Cheung's Specialties are in:

  • Reconstructive procedures of the shoulder/elbow
  • Fractures
  • Arthritis
  • Joint replacements
  • Rotator cuff repair