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Jennifer Cheng, MD, MS

Assistant Professor
Neurosurgery


SPECIAL INTERESTS

Epilepsy Surgery
Deep Brain Stimulation
Movement Disorders
Pain Neurosurgery
Functional Neurosurgery
General Neurosurgery

EDUCATION

POSTGRADUATE

Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery
Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Fellow, 2016 - 2017
Atlanta, Georgia

John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery
Resident, 2009 - 2016
Baltimore, Maryland

GRADUATE

John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
2004 - 2009
Baltimore, Maryland

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Master of Science, Bioengineering
2001 - 2004
Cambridge, Massachusetts

UNDERGRADUATE

Vanderbilt University
Bachelor of Engineering, Biomedical Engineering
1997 - 2001
Nashville, Tennessee

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2009 - Present
American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 2009 - Present

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Rambhatla L, Ram-Mohan S, Cheng JJ, Sherley JL. Immortal DNA strand cosegregation requires p53/IMPDH-dependent asymmetric self-renewal associated with adult stem cells. Cancer Research 2005;65(8):3155-61.

Sciubba DM, Cheng JJ, Petteys RJ, Weber KL, Frassica DA, Gokaslan ZL. Chordoma of the sacrum and vertebral bodies. J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2009;17(11):708-17.

Sun DQ, Cheng JJ, Frazier JL, Batra S, Wand G, Kleinberg LR, Rigamonti D, Quinones-Hinojosa A, Salvatori R, Lim M.  Treatment of pituitary adenomas using radiosurgery and radiotherapy: a single center experience and review of literature. Neurosurg Rev 2010;34(2):181-9.  

Sciubba DM, Burdette EC, Cheng JJ, Pennant WA, Noggle JC, Petteys RJ, Alix C, Diederich CJ, Fichtinger G, Gokaslan ZL, Murphy KP.  Percutaneous computed tomography fluoroscopy-guided conformal ultrasonic ablation of vertebral tumors in a rabbit tumor model. J Neurosurg Spine 2010;13(6):733-79.  

Veerakumar, A. Cheng JJ, Sunshine A, Zorowitz RD, Anderson WS. Baclofen dosage after traumatic spinal cord injury: A multi-decade retrospective analysis. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 2015; 129:50-56.  

McMullen DP, Rosenberg P, Cheng JJ, Smith GS, Lyketsos C, Anderson WS. Bilateral cortical encephalomalacia in a patient implanted with bilateral deep brain stimulation for Alzheimer's disease: Case report. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2015 Apr 3.  

Qureshi AA, Cheng JJ, Sunshine AN, Wu A, Pontone GM, Cascella N, Lenz FA, Grill SE, Anderson WS. Postoperative symptoms of psychosis after deep brain stimulation in patients with Parkinson's disease. Neurosurg Focus. 2015 Jun;38(6):E5.  

Herrington TM, Cheng JJ, Eskandar EN. "Mechanisms of deep brain stimulation". Journal of Neurophysiology. 2016 Jan 1;115(1):19-38. 

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Last modified: Mar 09, 2020

Jennifer Cheng, MD

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Jennifer Cheng, MD, MS
Assistant Professor

For Appointments:
University of Kansas Hospital Office: (913) 588-6122
North Kansas City Hospital Office: (816) 474-6655

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