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Steven Cheung, MD

Title 
Professor
Degrees 
MD
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+1 415 353-2603
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2233 Post Street, Rm 341
UCSF Box 1225
San Francisco, CA 94115
United States
About Me 

Steven W. Cheung, MD, is a Professor and ear specialist in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Cheung earned his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania and completed all clinical and research training at UCSF. He is a member of the Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery Division.

Dr. Cheung has research interests in hearing loss, tinnitus and other sensory phantoms, laryngopharyngeal sensorimotor function, sensory rehabilitation, and neuroprostheses. Dr. Cheung has delivered over 100 presentations internationally and nationally, published over 100 articles, and served as a scientific reviewer for leading neuroscience and clinical journals.

Specialty:
Otologist or ear specialist.

Expertise:
Acoustic neuroma, eardrum perforation, meningioma, and otosclerosis.

Professional Interests:
Acoustic neuroma, auditory cortex, basal ganglia, brain stimulation, brain imaging, cancer survivorship, complex medical decision making, conjoint analysis, hearing loss, meningioma, neuroprostheses, otosclerosis, skull base surgery, and tinnitus.

Education and Training:
• Medical School: University of Pennsylvania, PA
• Internship: University of California, San Francisco – General Surgery
• Residency: University of California, San Francisco – General Surgery
• Residency: University of California, San Francisco – Otolaryngology – HNS
• Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco – Skull Base Surgery
• Postdoctoral: University of California, San Francisco – Neurophysiology
• Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners
• California Medical License
• Drug Enforcement Administration
• Basic Life Support Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
• Diplomate of the American Board of Otolaryngology
• Subspecialty Certification in Neurotology

Awards and Honors:
• 1983 Phi Beta Kappa, Dartmouth College
• 1983 Haseltine Chemistry-Physics Prize, Dartmouth College
• 1997 Roger Boles, M.D. Teaching Award
• 2001 Francis A. Sooy, M.D. Clinical Excellence Award
• 2003 Roger Boles, M.D. Teaching Award
• 2004 Roger Boles, M.D. Teaching Award
• 2005 Edmund Prince Fowler Award for Basic Research, Triological Society
• 2007 Francis A. Sooy, M.D. Clinical Excellence Award
• 2010 Diane D. Ralston, Ph.D. Neurosurgery Teaching Award
• 2014 Francis A. Sooy, M.D. Clinical Excellence Award
• 2015 Roger Boles, M.D. Teaching Award
• 2016 Diane D. Ralston, Ph.D. Neurosurgery Teaching Award
• 2017 Presidential Citation, American Neurotology Society