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Dr. Yu D Cheng Is this you?

About Dr. Yu D Cheng

Dr. Yu D Cheng, MD is a Doctor primarily located in La Mesa, CA. He has 32 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Cheng is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital, Palomar Medical Center and Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla. Dr. Cheng has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

24 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Yu D Cheng is Excellent. Dr. Yu D Cheng has been rated by 24 patients. From those 24 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Yu D Cheng is 4.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

San Diego Direct Ppo Contract

8851 Center Dr Ste 603
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Specialties

Dr. Yu D Cheng has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Expertise

    9 Expertise

  • Headache
  • Epilepsy
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Electromyography

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Reviews

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Excellent Doctor

Great Brain doctor . Thorough, profession& willing to do what he can for you !

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Five Stars

He is very good at explaining things to me and is very thorough.

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Five Stars

Dr Cheng was able to very quickly determine the roots of my condition and offer treatment. Did better from the first visit forward. He is very personable and easy to talk to. Very nice doctor

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Dr. Cheng has a wonderful bedside manner and his humor always helps me feel less nervous.
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Five Stars

Dr Cheng is just outstanding. Easy to talk with and a great diagnostician. Has helped me significantly. Very fortunate to have found such a capable neurologist and pharmacologist. I trust his judgement in prescribing the right medications.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2013, 2015, 2012)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2015, 2013, 2014)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Cheng is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    32 Years Experience

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • University Hospital & Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Yu D Cheng accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
    • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
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Locations & Directions

San Diego Direct Ppo Contract, 8851 Center Dr Ste 603, La Mesa, CA
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