Julius D. Cheng, M.D., M.P.H.

Julius D. Cheng, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box SURG
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-6500
Fax: (585) 276-1992

Professional Bio

Dr. Julius Cheng is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Prior to coming to Rochester, Dr. Cheng completed a trauma/surgical critical-care fellowship at the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center of the University of Maryland Medical System, in Baltimore. In addition, he earned his Master's in Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health.



Prior to his training in Baltimore, Dr. Cheng completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-New Jersey Medical School, Newark, N.J. Dr. Cheng earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and did his undergraduate work at Johns Hopkins University.

Dr. Cheng is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma, The Society of Critical Care Medicine and the American Medical Association. His areas of interest include injury and injury prevention.

Research Bio

1. Investigator: Adolescent driver injury



2. Investigator: Evaluation of airway obstruction post-extubation

3. Sub-Principal Investigator: Linezolid usage vs. Vancomycin in Nosocomial Pneuonia (Pfizer protocol A5951001)

4. Investigator: ETCO2 and SvO2 Monitoring as an adjunct to ventilator weaning

Awards & Honors (Local)

Junior Resident Teaching Award | General Surgery Residency Program | UMDNJ-NJ Medical School Department of Surgery, Newark, NJ 1994

Recent Journal Articles

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2013 May
Kahn SA, Schubmehl H, Stassen NA, Sangosanya A, Cheng JD, Gestring ML, Bankey PE. "Risk factors associated with venous thromboembolism in isolated blunt chest trauma." The American surgeon.. 2013 May; 79(5):502-5.
2013
Kahn SA, Sleem R, Schiralli M, Stassen NA, Sangosanya A, Cheng JD, Gestring ML, Bankey PE. "Assessment of surgical residents' ability to predict appendicitis with computed tomography." The American surgeon.. 2013 79(12):1308-10.
2012 Nov
Stassen NA, Bhullar I, Cheng JD, Crandall M, Friese R, Guillamondegui O, Jawa R, Maung A, Rohs TJ, Sangosanya A, Schuster K, Seamon M, Tchorz KM, Zarzuar BL, Kerwin A. "Nonoperative management of blunt hepatic injury: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline." The journal of trauma and acute care surgery.. 2012 Nov; 73(5 Suppl 4):S288-93.
2012 Nov
Stassen NA, Bhullar I, Cheng JD, Crandall ML, Friese RS, Guillamondegui OD, Jawa RS, Maung AA, Rohs TJ, Sangosanya A, Schuster KM, Seamon MJ, Tchorz KM, Zarzuar BL, Kerwin AJ. "Selective nonoperative management of blunt splenic injury: an Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma practice management guideline." The journal of trauma and acute care surgery.. 2012 Nov; 73(5 Suppl 4):S294-300.
2012 Aug
Cheng JD, Schubmehl H, Kahn SA, Gestring ML, Sangosanya A, Stassen NA, Bankey PE. "Impact of a graduated driver's license law on crashes involving young drivers in New York State." The journal of trauma and acute care surgery.. 2012 Aug; 73(2):457-61.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Acute Care (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor - Department of Pediatrics (SMD)

Specialties

Surgical Critical Care - American Board of Surgery
Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Education

MPH | Public Health | Johns Hopkins University2000
MD | Medicine | Coll Med/Dent NJ-Rutgers Med1993
BA | Biophysics | Johns Hopkins University1985

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Surgery at University of Maryland Medical Center07/01/1998 - 6/8/00
Residency in General Surgery at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School07/01/1994 - 6/30/1998
Internship in General Surgery at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School07/01/1993 - 6/30/1994