A southern California native and UCLA Medical School alum, Dr. Cheng found inspiration in the active lifestyle of his community, and was driven towards comprehensive pain management solutions that would empower patients to lead full and dynamic lives without physical limitation. This would lead to Elite Pain Management, the foremost pain management clinic in Santa Ana and Newport Beach.
During his clinical clerkships Dr. Cheng was awarded a letter of distinction for excellence in patient care. He stayed at UCLA for his anesthesiology residency to treat patients with complex diseases gaining invaluable experience. During residency, Dr. Cheng conducted research in chronic pain patients and published his findings in the journal Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.
Dr. Cheng has given multiple presentations at meetings for the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Western Anesthesia Residency Conference. He has served on the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee as an expert member in pain management.