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Cheng, Edward Y., MD

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  • Orthopaedics
  • Cancer

Clinical Interests:

  • Adult reconstruction surgery
  • Computer-assisted surgery and surgical navigation
  • Fractures due to a weakened bone from cancer erosion
  • Joint replacement and resurfacing
  • Metastatic bone disease
  • Musculoskeletal tumors
  • Orthopaedic oncology
  • Osteonecrosis
  • Reconstructive surgery

Board Certification:

Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical School:

Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL


Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA


Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (Orthopaedic Oncology)
Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MA (Pediatric Orthopaedic Oncology)


  • US News and World Report (Top 1% Orthopaedic Surgeons in US), 2012
  • Castle Connolly (America's Top Doctors for Cancer), 2011
  • Best Doctors in America® (2011-2012, 2013)
  • Minnesota Monthly Best Doctors for Women, 2011
  • Mpls.St. Paul Magazine Top Doctors (2004, 2006, 2012)
  • Mairs Family Endowed Chair in Orthopaedic Oncology, University of Minnesota, 2004
  • America’s Top Physicians, Consumers’ Research Council of America, 2004

Hospital Privileges:

  • University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview