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

    • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

    • 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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Most recent comments

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09/03/2019
"I have repeatedly recommended Northwell Health to friends."
08/29/2019
"1. Excellent, excellent."
07/27/2019
"I couldn't ask for a better clinician. Dr Cheng is superior in every way and I trust her implicitly."
07/24/2019
"I am very satisfied with Dr. Cheng. She answers questions & explains issues to me."
07/12/2019
"Dr Cheng treated my sister which is how I first came to know Dr Cheng My sister and I both love Dr Cheng She NEVER gives the feeling that she's in a rush She Always gives you her full attention and carefully explains everything She never dismisses your concerns as unfounded She truly makes us feel that she genuinely cares about us We also have total confidence in her knowledge of our diseases and treatment options"
07/12/2019
"Dr Cheng is the best"
07/10/2019
"Dr Cheng is wonderful n so thorough.... even writing things down for me!!!"
07/09/2019
"I recommended the doctor to someone who is now a patient."
06/16/2019
"Dr Cheng is fantastic. I would recommend her to anyone."
06/15/2019
"Dr.Cheng is THE BEST."
06/12/2019
"Almost all my treating drs. are w/Northwell. Dr. Kit Cheng is by far the very best doctor I have encountered in my lifetime. She is informative, knowledgeable, caring & collaborative."
05/23/2019
"Very impressive"
05/15/2019
"Dr Cheng Explained everything very clearly"
05/14/2019
"I will recommend display for sure to another needed person"
05/14/2019
"Highly recommended"
05/13/2019
"Dr. Cheng is a great doctor. She is very caring, helpful and understanding during this difficult time in my life."
05/13/2019
"would recommend Dr Cheng to everyone"
05/10/2019
"Dr. Kit Cheng is a very caring, knowledgeable & compassionate doctor. She always takes the time to explain things to me so I can understand them & addresses all the concerns I have. She really cares about her patients, their illness & their overall well being."
05/03/2019
"Dr. Cheng is a wonderful & compassionate doctor."
04/26/2019
"Dr. Kit Cheng is the best. Very personable and caring. Talks to me in which I can understand her - and I can ask any questions and concerns I have - she's the best -"
04/19/2019
"Dr. Cheng is very thorough."
04/10/2019
"I LOVE DR. KIT CHENG!!! She is a blessing. She is smart, kind and knows her stuff!! EVERY doctor should be like her!"
04/03/2019
"Dr. Cheng is amazing!!!"
03/29/2019
"I have met Dr. Cheng 2 times. Has been wonderful towards my feeling. I have been depressed dealing with this situation, she has managed to make me more calmer."
03/21/2019
"very good"
03/20/2019
"amazing staff"
03/07/2019
"Dr Chang is a wonderful caring competent Dr I'm always greeted with her being pleasant! she listens to every concern I have & always spends as much time as needed to answer my concerns she's a very caring professional. I have recommended her to others & will continue to do so."
03/06/2019
"Dr. Cheng is EVERYTHING anyone could possibly want in an oncologist. I really lucked up in getting both her and Dr. Beg, my surgeon, as my health providers for what initially frightened the daylights out of me."
02/28/2019
"Dr. Kit Cheng is above wonderful for her knowledge, compassion, and ability to put us at ease. "
02/27/2019
"I felt very comfortable with doctor, my daughter was with me, she questioned doc also and was very pleased."
02/22/2019
"Dr. Cheng and her assistance is awesome throughout my whole time there."
02/18/2019
"Dr Kit Cheng is on top of her game at all time."
02/13/2019
"I have routinely recommended Northwell to my friends."
01/25/2019
"I love Dr. Cheng. She is very thorough with explaining everything. She is very caring and prompt with returning messages."
01/21/2019
"Dr. Cheng is a great listener, shows great concern for patient well being, explains everything well."
01/19/2019
"Dr. Chen is compassionate and very considerate of me when I am asking questions and she is a wealth of knowledge. I would highly recommend her."
01/05/2019
"dr Cheng always gives me thorough answers and spends time to explain. she's so pleasant and I have a lot of confidence in her treatment plan"
12/20/2018
"Everything was pleasing."
11/29/2018
"Dr. Cheng is a wonderful, caring person. She goes above & beyond to assure me that I am the most important person to her. "
11/25/2018
"Dr. Cheng - very likable, very competent and trustworthy."
11/24/2018
"Dr. Kit Cheng is a superior physician and I have the utmost faith and confidence in her ability to provide me with optimal care."
11/19/2018
"Dr. K. Cheng has been my medical ecology since 2013. She is very caring and very good doctor. No matter how down I'm feeling Dr. Cheng always make me feel better about my situation. she is very kind person ."
11/04/2018
"dr. Chang is a very thorough Dr"
10/30/2018
"Dr Cheng was very thorough and took time to listen to my concerns and explain her plan."
10/25/2018
"would highly recommend"
10/18/2018
"Dr. Cheng fantastic!!"
09/24/2018
"I am extremely happy with care. I feel very confident in all choices made"
09/22/2018
"Dr. Cheng was simply wonderful. I really did need someone with some compassion and she was just the right person."
09/21/2018
"I called from out of town about a problem. Dr. Cheng arranged to get me an appointment as soon as I returned. She called me about the test results as soon as she received them. She always answers all my questions."
09/17/2018
"Dr. Chang is above and beyond 'Very Good.'"
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."