About

About

Kit Cheng, MD, is a medical oncologist at the Monter Cancer Center of the North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute and Associate Director of the Fellowship Program. Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, Dr. Cheng s clinical practice is dedicated to the treatment of patients with breast cancer and gynecologic oncology, namely cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and vaginal cancer. Concentrating in the treatment of solid tumors, Dr. Cheng serves as an inpatient specialist and leads hospital-related initiatives. Her clinical trial and research interests are in cancer care in elderly patients and supportive oncology. After earning her medical degree from the SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, Dr. Cheng completed her internal medicine residency at North Shore, where she was also chief fellow in medical hematology and oncology.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Hematology - American Board of IM/Hematology

    • Medical Oncology - American Board of IM/Medical Oncology

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo

  • Residencies

    • North Shore University Hospital

  • Fellowships

    • North Shore University Hospital

  • Affiliations

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

450 Lakeville RoadLake Success, NY 11042

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Patient ratings & comments

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08/22/2018
"Dr. Kit Cheng is a wonderful, caring doctor. "
08/20/2018
"I have recommended this provider she is a great provider with excellent patient / Dr relationship always answers every question never rushesme considering it's a serious diagnosis being oncology she makes me feel so much more at ease"
08/03/2018
"Dr. Cheng is the most caring doctor I have ever had. She is beyond wonderful. I cannot say enough about her caring attitude and ability to put me at ease during a stressful time."
07/23/2018
"Excellent Dr Cheng"
07/04/2018
"Very good doc. I came to talk to her and ask some question about my self."
06/30/2018
"Dr. Cheng and her staff were very caring. Dr. Cheng explained everything to me. She called me afterwards for a followed up to see if I had any more questions. Just talking to her made me feel better and calmer about my condition. She is very uplifting when she talks to me and I feel extremely comfortable with her. I'm very glad she is taking care of me. I have the utmost confidence in her."
06/22/2018
"Very lucky to have her as my attending oncologist whose guidance is indispensive to tread through the path to wellness. Grateful. "
05/31/2018
"I would recommend this care provider Kit L. Cheng and with no reservations."
05/30/2018
"I would reference her to any body that going thru cancer. 8. 20 + 25 min. "
05/25/2018
"Dr. Cheng is the nicest dr. I have ever had. She is warm and caring. She explains things thoroughly and takes the time to answer all questions in detail. I have the utmost confidence in her. #8. Outstanding!! "
05/22/2018
"My Doctor was the best, helped me with anything I asked"
04/30/2018
"doctor was excellent and I felt very comfortable with her"
04/19/2018
"All A+ for Dr. Cheng! Her extreme kindness and the information she provides has greatly helped me. She explains everything and answers all my questions. And, puts me at ease while going through cancer treatment."
04/12/2018
"Dr. Cheng is a wonderful doctor pleasant knowledge, friendly, I would like to continue with her as my dr. and would recommend her."
03/27/2018
"Dr. Cheng is an excellent provider. I couldn't ask for a more caring, knowledgeable dr. Genuinely just a great dr./person. I have recommended her and will again."
03/08/2018
"Dr. Kit very caring & professional - always makes me feel comfortable & well take care of my needs - makes me relax - always look forward coming here to see her!"
03/02/2018
"Drs. Kit Cheng & Elene are very warm, caring drs. I feel I'm getting the best care."
01/13/2018
"She's excellent!"
11/28/2017
"Dr. Chen is very compassionate and explains everything with regard to my breast cancer treatment."
11/18/2017
"Dr. Kit Cheng is the best. She will spend as much time as you need with her and talks so I understand her. She will also write it down if need be -"
11/04/2017
"excellent care and clear explanations from Dr. Cheng."
10/18/2017
"I appreciate her very much because she listened me carefully and talked clearly. My experiences at the hospitals that doctors were very busy and not enough conversation, but she tried do the best for me. I've never ever seen like her."
10/10/2017
"Very caring, listens to my needs, explains everything."
10/02/2017
"Total confidence in Dr. K. Cheng."
09/18/2017
"Great experience with this provider."
09/08/2017
"Kit Cheng is the best!!!"
08/24/2017
"Every thing fine."
08/24/2017
"Best MD ever."
06/27/2017
"Excellent visit. "
06/27/2017
"After seeing Dr. Cheng at her office, I feel alive for the rest of the day. I thank her!"
06/26/2017
"I cannot ask for a better doctor."
06/26/2017
"I would definitely recommend Dr. Cheng. she is awesome"
06/19/2017
"excellent physician highly recommend"
05/24/2017
"Very concerned dr."
05/09/2017
"Dr Kit Cheng is an amazing physician. She cares, she listens and she makes you feel like your her most important patient. Thank you"
04/19/2017
"very easy to talk to and very understanding"
04/17/2017
"Very happy."
04/15/2017
"Dr. Kit Cheng is a wonderful doctor and I will never want to be treated by another doctor."
03/09/2017
"Dr. Kit Cheng is smart, thorough and always prepared. Even though she has many patients, she recalls conversations we have had regarding my treatment and my activities in detail. She always is truthful regarding my condition. I trust her with my treatment more than any physician I have ever had. She is caring and concerned for my quality of life."
03/06/2017
"Dr. Cheng is my cancer treatment doctor and I couldn't ask for a better doctor."
02/24/2017
"In fact, Dr. Cheng is so knowledgable about my condition and treatment, which is fairly complicated, that i can't always follow everything she says. Forinstance, she'll sometime diagram things to help me understand but i can't always figure them out anyway."
01/26/2017
"Dr. Cheng was wonderful very understanding, informative, an very nice. Couldn't have a better doctor."
01/04/2017
"A very good experience with her. She is the very best."
12/27/2016
"Dr. Cheng is extraordinarily bright and sensitive - excellent!!!"
12/03/2016
"wonderful!"
10/18/2016
"Dr Cheng is my oncologist but I trust her more than any other Healthcare provider I go to, she is so informative, concerned, explains everything to satisfaction. I am lucky to have such a great doctor."
10/06/2016
"Always a great experience with Dr. Cheng."
10/05/2016
"Provider kept the information I needed to know at a very manageable level. No information overload."
09/16/2016
"Good."
09/03/2016
"Dr. Kit Cheng & Elena in a great field & shows love & care to their patients."
08/20/2016
"Dr Cheng is an angel"
08/17/2016
"Great."
08/13/2016
"good"
08/05/2016
"She is a superb doctor! She really cares."
08/01/2016
"excellent"
07/18/2016
"Dr. Cheng writes down notes and gives them to me."
06/14/2016
"She is an excellent doctor and she is the very best."
05/25/2016
"good"
05/18/2016
"Dr. Cheng is also excellent. She is very concerned about her patients and, very importantly, knows how to talk to people. (Unfortunately, not everyone has this gift.) She explains scary conditions in the absolutely most palatable way possible. My surgeon (Dr. Shih, who is also excellent) told me that Dr. Cheng is highly recommended, and I see why!"
04/19/2016
"not understand all the complicated aspects of treatment & med options. Care provider clearly on top of her specialty but when trying to explain my options speaks very fast & references are too technical to be easily understood."
04/05/2016
"Dr Kit Cheng is The Best Healthcare Provider I have had in my lifetime and I'm 68 yrs old."
04/01/2016
"Great!"
02/23/2016
"I switched from another doctor in the practice to Kit Cheng and I find her very caring and concerned a bout my health."

In the news

In the news

In the news
US News & World Report August 3, 2015 Combo Rx May Boost Ovarian Cancer Outcomes, But Too Few Get It: Study Dr. Kit Cheng, Medical Oncologist, North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute Read this Story
Oncology Times May 10, 2015 On the Horizon: Trastuzumab Therapy Delivered in Minutes? Dr. Kit Cheng, Medical Oncologist, North Shore-LIJ Cancer Institute Read this Story

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