Dr. Edward C. Cheung, MD is a fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in musculoskeletal conditions of the shoulder, elbow and knee. His clinical expertise includes complex reconstruction and minimally invasive arthroscopic management of these joints. He has a special interest in treating shoulder arthritis, including primary and revision total and reverse shoulder arthroplasty. Additionally, he performs advanced, arthroscopic and open procedures of rotator cuff injuries, shoulder instability, and meniscus, cartilage and ligament injuries around the knee.
Dr. Cheung understands the importance of being active at all stages of life. Using evidenced based medicine, his goal is to help his patients return to their regular level of activity, whether that is the recreational athlete, the weekend warrior or the collegiate or professional athlete.
Dr. Cheung completed his orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California Los Angeles. While in residency, he completed a research year focusing on the biomechanics of the knee following ligament reconstruction. Dr. Cheung then went on to complete a shoulder and sports medicine fellowship at the University of California San Francisco where he received additional experience with open and arthroscopic management of shoulder, hip and knee disorders. During his fellowship, he served as an assistant team physician for the San Francisco Giants, the University of San Francisco, and local area high schools in San Francisco. He is currently a Team Physician for the UCLA Bruins athletic teams.
Currently, Dr. Cheung sees patients at the UCLA Orthopaedic Center in Westwood on the main hospital campus and also at the UCLA Orthopaedic Center in Santa Monica.
Western Orthopaedic Association 2015- First place poster awardH&H Lee Surgical Research Scholars Program 2014