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photo Andy Yi-Ming Cheng, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Instructor of Medicine

Email: chengay2@upmc.edu

Phone: 412-692-4882

Contact
Office: UPMC Montefiore, G100
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
 
Phone: 412-692-4882
Fax: 412-692-4555
E-mail: chengay2@upmc.edu
Administrative Assistant:
Crystal Lisowski
Phone: 412-692-4882
Fax: 412-692-4555
Education and Training
Education
BA Medical Sciences, Boston University (Boston, MA), 2012
MD, Boston University School of Medicine (Boston, MA), 2015
Training
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pittsburgh, PA), 2018
Research Interest
Recent Presentations:

Developing a CKD Screening Algorithm for the Primary Care Setting. Poster. Society of General Internal Medicine 2018 Annual Meeting, April 2018. Authors: A Cheng, M Jhamb, D Demoise, AR Kohli.

Make Me Lose My Breath: Submissive Pulmonary Embolism and Ancillary Diagnostics. Clinical Vignette Poster. Society of General Internal Medicine 2017 Annual Meeting, April 2017. Authors: A Cheng, A Kohli.

Don't Leave Me Broken-Hearted: A Classic Case of Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy. Clinical Vignette Poster. Society of General Internal Medicine 2016 Annual Meeting, May 2016. Authors: A Cheng, D Demoise, A Kohli
Clinical Interest
Dr. Cheng is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine and staff hospitalist in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine. He earned both a BA in Medical Sciences and MD through Boston University's accelerated combined BA/MD program before completing his residency in internal medicine at UPMC. Dr. Cheng is active in both research--having presented posters at several national conferences--and resident education. He previously served as a preceptor for Carnegie Mellon and University of Pittsburgh undergraduates interested in pursuing careers in Medicine, and also served as a speaker recruiter for Grand Rounds at UPMC Shadyside. Dr. Cheng's current clinical interests include readmission reduction--actively working on a Six Sigma Sepsis Readmission Reduction Quality Improvement Project in conjunction with UPMC Health Plan--and post-discharge follow up programs.
Educational Interest
Resident Education; High-Value Care; Evidence-Based Medicine
Notable Achievements
UPMC Shadyside Hospital Department of Medicine Grand Rounds Speaker Recruiter & Scheduler, 2019-2020
UPMC Shadyside Hospital Foundation Thomas H. Nimick Jr. Competitive Research Fund Recipient, 2016-2017
UPSOM Combined Ambulatory Medicine and Pediatrics Clerkship Observed Structured Clinical Exam Preceptor, 2016-2017