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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(26)
Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Cheng is Excellent. Dr. Cheng has been reviewed by 26 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
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Promptness 3.9
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Courteous Staff 4.6
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.8
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Follows Up After Visit 4.8
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Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Brain Ischemia
  • Cervical Herniated Discs
  • Degenerative Spine
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Nerve Pain Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Gamma Knife Surgery Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Neurotrauma & Critical Care Spine & Peripheral Nerves
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Deformity
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transient Ischemic Attack TIA
  • Tumor-Infection

Education & Awards

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

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Epilepsy
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Cheng has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Vanderbilt University Hospital 
  • Williamson Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph Shun Cheng MD and MS is a male Neurosurgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Joseph S. Cheng practice?
Dr. Joseph Cheng has 3 office locations.
Dr. Joseph Cheng practices Neurological Surgery near Nashville, TN.
See Nashville Neurological Surgeons.