John Cheng, M.D. is a Board-Certified Family Practice Physician at South Coast Medical Group. He recieved his medical training at the Kaiser Permanente/UCLA Family Practice Program in Los Angeles. Dr. Cheng received advanced training in Sports Medicine at the Kaiser Sports Medicine Fellowship Program and S.P.O.R.T.S. Clinc in Riverside, CA. As a Fellow he served as the team physician for the University of California at Riverside and California Baptist University (men\'s and women\'s soccer, baseball, volleyball, and track & field). Dr. Cheng also serves as Co-Director for The SPORTS Clinic at South Coast Medical.
Hailing from a family of physicians, Dr. Cheng chose Family Practice because of its unique rewards in serving a diverse community. Family Practice encompasses all aspects of the lifecycle from children, adolescents, women and men\'s health, to senior health. In a constantly changing healthcare environment , Dr. Cheng desires to remain a pillar of care and support for his patients and the community of Aliso Viejo.
Dr. Cheng has been involved with training athletes, especially martial artists for over 20 years, and he understands the needs of athletes to train properly and recover quickly from injuries to ensure a safe return to play.