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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Cheng is Excellent. Dr. Cheng has been reviewed by 32 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.4
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joseph Cheng, MD, MS is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Brain Ischemia
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Infection
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

Education & Awards

Dr. Cheng graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. He has 4 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)


Dr. Cheng has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Vanderbilt University Hospital 
  • Williamson Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph Cheng MD and MS is a male Neurosurgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joseph Cheng practice?
Dr. Joseph Cheng has 1 office location.
Dr. Joseph Cheng practices Neurological Surgery near Nashville, TN.
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