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About Terri L Cheng, MD

Terri Cheng, MD, is a board-certified family medicine physician dedicated to practicing the full spectrum of primary care and caring for patients of all ages, including children and adults.

She has a special interest in women's health care, including well-women care, contraception and family planning, and outpatient gynecological procedures such as endometrial biopsies and colposcopy. She believes in treating the person as a whole and the importance of good patient-provider communication.

As a primary care physician in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, Dr. Cheng is involved in training medical students and residents at UC San Diego School of Medicine.

Dr. Cheng completed a fellowship in women's health at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, N.J. She was a resident at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine where she also earned her medical degree. She is board certified in family medicine.

She is a member of the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association.

Outside of work, Dr. Cheng enjoys exploring the outdoors, running, hiking, yoga, and traveling. She speaks basic Spanish and Mandarin.

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Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM

Residency

  • University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM

Fellowship

  • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ

Gender

  • Female

Date Joined Staff

  • 2017-11-15

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Conditions and Treatments

  • Well-Woman Care
  • Contraception
  • Family Practice
  • Care for All Ages
  • Comprehensive Care for the Individual and Family
  • Overall Health and Well-Being
  • Management of Common and Long-Term Illnesses in Children and Adults
  • Colposcopy
  • Family Planning
  • Gynecological Care
  • Women's Health
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted