Eva Cheung, MD

Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
Accepting New Patients
Treats Children
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO), Pediatric Congenital Heart Disease, Pediatric Critical Care Cardiology

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Medical Director, Pediatric ECMO

Dr. Cheung joined the Columbia University faculty as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in 2014. After completing her pediatric residency training at Columbia University Medical Center, she continued her training in fellowships in pediatric cardiology and pediatric critical care at Columbia University Medical Center. She is board certified in pediatrics, pediatric cardiology and pediatric critical care. She joins the faculty as a pediatric cardiac critical care physician to advance the care of critically ill infants and children with congenital heart disease, pulmonary hypertension and heart failure/transplant. Her research interests include extracorporeal life support for pediatric patients and quality improvement of pediatric cardiac critical care units. Dr. Cheung serves as the Medical Director of Pediatric ECMO at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Gender

  • Female

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • Blue Access (Exchange)
  • EPO
  • Gatekeeper (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Pathway (Exchange)
  • POS
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care-Hudson Health Plan

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Medicare Managed Care

TRICARE

  • TRICARE

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Cardiology
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Honors & Awards

11/2016                Samberg Scholar in Children’s Health 2016 New York Presbyterian Columbia University, Department of Pediatrics

10/2016                New York Presbyterian Hospital Physician of the Year Award Attending Physician of the Year Award New York Presbyterian Columbia University, Department of Nursing

6/2016                  Grand Rounds Award New York Presbyterian Columbia University, Department of Pediatrics

6/2016                  Thomas J. Starc Humanism in Medicine Award New York Presbyterian Columbia University, Division of Pediatric Cardiology

6/2015                  Allan J. Hordof Teaching Award New York Presbyterian Columbia University, Division of Pediatric Cardiology

4/2014                  Rustin McIntosh Fellowship Award New York Presbyterian Columbia University, Department of Pediatrics

Research

Selected Publications

Okochi S, Shakoor A, Barton S, Zenilman A, Street C, Streltsova S, Cheung EW, Middlesworth W, Bain JM. Prevalence of Seizures in Pediatric Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Patients as Measured by Continuous Electroencephalography. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2018 Dec; 19(12): p1162-1167.

Okochi S, Cheung EW, Barton S, Zenilman A, Shakoor A, Street C, Streltsova S, Chan C, Brewer MP, Middlesworth W. An Analysis of Risk Factors for Hemolysis in Children on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Pediatr Crit Care Med 2018 Nov; 19(11): p1059-1066.

Piccininni JA, Richmond ME, Cheung EW, Lee TM, Law SP, Addonizio LJ, Zuckerman WA. Influenza Myocarditis Treated with Antithymocyte Globulin. Pedaitrics. 2019 Nov; 142 (5). Epub.

Obrien C, Monteagudo J, Schad C, Cheung EW, Middlesworth W. Centrifugal Pumps and Hemolysis in Pediatric Extra-Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Patients: An Analysis of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Registry Data. J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jun; 52(6):975-978.

Schad CA, Fallon BP, Monteagudo J, Okochi S, Cheung EW, Morrissey NJ, Kadenhe-Chiweshe AV, Aspelund G, Stylianos S, Middlesworth W. (2017) Routine Use of Distal Arterial Perfusion in Pediatric Femoral Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation. Artificial Organs, 41: 11–16. doi:10.1111/aor.12861

Mejias R, Schad CA, Okochi S, Cheung EW, Starr AJ, Kadenhe-Chiweshe A, MiddlesworthW, Stylianos S. Bridge to Diagnosis: The use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in a child with interstitial lung disease secondary to clinically amyopathic dermatomyositis.  J of Pediatric Surgery Case Report. 2016 Jun. 9:31-33.

Cheung EW, Richmond ME, Turner ME, Bacha EA, Torres AJ.  Pulmonary Atresia/Intact Ventricular Septum: Influence of Coronary Anatomy on Single Ventricle Outcome. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Oct;98(4):1371-7.

Havalad V, Cabreriza SE, Cheung EW, Aponte-Patel L, Wang A, Cheng B, Wang DY, Silver E, Bacha EA, Spotnitz HM. Optimized Multisite Ventricular Pacing in Postoperative Single-Ventricle Patients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2014 Oct;35(7):1213-9

Cheung EW, Aponte-Patel L, Bacha EA, Singh RK, Rosenzweig EB, Sen AI. Successful Treatment of Severe Mechanical Mitral Valve Thrombosis with Tissue Plasminogen Activator in a 7-Month-Old. Pediatr Cardiol. 2013;34(8):1903-7.